Chess Skirmishes; Chiefly Light, Short Parties Won of or by the Author Through Sacrifices, with a Selection from His Chess Contributions, Critical and Comical, in Prose and Verse Obituary Notices of Masters Enigmas and Mate Positions


This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 Excerpt: ...for the score of what he considered his best sacrificing game; but he would never take the trouble of searching for the score of that partie which he seemed to wish should appear, and so it was omitted altogether. At the close of his life one could but deplore the stranding of a rich freighted vessel for want of ...

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