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The British Draughts-Player; A Course of Studies on the Principles and Practice of the Game of Draughts, Being an Analysis of All the Openings, with Copious Notes, Variations, and Instructions to Learners and Students


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. 1900 Excerpt: ...l6-32, and wins. O) 32-28 would lose, by 6-9, 13-6, 2-18, 23-14. B. wins. And 80-25 would be weak. ( ) Far away the best move, as it keeps the draw in hand; 26-31 would be bad, and probably lose. (/) Played with the object of weakening of Black.s position. (m) Black, s effort to release his men. (n) To prevent the men ...

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