By W. Steinitz

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To B's 4th. 10. Kt. to Q. B's 3rd11. Kt. to B's 3rd. 7. P. takes B. 9. B. to Q's 2nd. 10. R. to Q. Kt's sq. 8. 8. Castles. 11. 12. B. to K. B's 4th. Attempting to defend the Q. 12. B's P. Castles. would have only led him into difficulties. 13. B. takes P. 13. Kt. to Q's 5th. Q. takes Kt. B. to Q's 3rd. 14. 16. Kt. to his 5th. 17. Q. to Q. Kt's 4th. 16. 14. 15. Q. takes B. 15. B. to Kt's 5th. K. II. to Q's sq. 17. B. to his sq. There appears to be no other mode of saving the Pawn, for if Bluet had played P.

To B's 6th. 49. K. to R's 4th. 49. R. takes P. ) 50. R. to Q's 2nd. 51. R. ) 52. R. to Kt's 5th. 50. K. to Kt's 5th. K. to B's 6th. 52. R. to B's 4th. 51. 53. K. takes P. 54. K. to B's 6th. 53. R. to R's 5th. 54. R. to R's 4th. And White GAME WHITE. IV. (Mr. ) P. to K's 4th. Kt. to K. B's 3rd. P. to Q's 4th. 4. Q. takes P. This move Q'B 2nd. ia resigns. PHILIDOR'S DEFENCE. BLACK. (Mr. ) P. to K's 4th. 2. P. to Q's 3rd. 3. P. takes P. 4. Kt. to Q. B's 3rd. 1.

P. to Q. Kt's 4th. The student will perceive the importance of P. to Q. R's 3rd on the third move in the defence, since with P. to Q. Kt's 4th subsequently, the adverse Bishop is forced to a square on which he is rendered comparatively harmless. 7. B. to B's 2nd. We much prefer B. to Kt's 3rd. 8. P. to Q's 4th. Kt. takes P. 9. Castles. 7. P. takes P. 9. P. to K. R's 3rd. 8. 10. Castles. 10. P. to R's 3rd. 11. P. to Q's 4th. 12. P. takes P. 12. B. to Kt's 3rd. 13. Kt. to B's 3rd. 13. 4. B. to Kt's sq.

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