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CHESS

[Conducted by J.H.F.H.] The Otago Chess Club meet for play at the rooms, Princes street south, Dunedin, daily at noon, and every Monday. Wednesday, and Saturday evening at 8 o’clock. TO CORRESPONDENTS. All communications must bo addressed “ Chess Editor,” ‘ Evening Star.' PROBLEM No. 788. By P. F. Blake. Black, 11 pieces.

White, 8 pieces. White lo play and mate in two moves. 3bVt3; 502: 6rr; IpSKtpp; Sppklkll; SBBKt; 5R2: 383 K. SOLUTION 01- PROBLEM No. 781. Key move: 13-lv.t 7 GAME No. 987. Played in. the Pctr.igrad Tournament. Four Knights' Game. (Notes by Amos Burn.—‘ The Field’) White, Alccbhi; Black, Cnpnbkmcn. 1 P-K 4 P-K 4 2 Kl-K H 5 Kt-Q B 3 3 Kt-B 3 Kt-B 5 4 B-K) 5 Kt-Q 5 Rubinstein’s variation, which, however, gives White an easy draw if he chooses to play for one. 5 Kt x Kt Tills loads to a draw. If instead White plav 5 Kt x P, then 5 B-B 4; 6 B-B 4, Q-K 2; ami if Black capture the Bishop’s Pawn with either Knight or Bishop ho Io r -CB a piece.. This way of playing the, variation leads to a very complicated and interesting game. 5 Ps Kt. 6 P-K 5 P x Kt. 7 P x Kt O x P 8 0 P x P Q-K 4 cit 9 Q-K 2 Q x Q ch By exchanging Queens Cnpablanca practically agreed to a draw. Ho was playing to the score, and it was not worth his while to risk .losing by Irving to win a drawn game. Tho rest "of the, game inis no poinls of interest. , 10 Bx Q P-Q 4 11 B-K B 4 P-Q B 3 12 P-B 4 B-K 3 15 P x P B x P 14 Castles (K R) B-B 4 15 K K-K sq Castles (K R) 1G B Q 3 K K-K sq 37 P-Q II 3 P-B 3 38 K-B sq P-K Kt 3 39 P-K B 5 K-B 2 20 B x it R x K 21 K-K sq U x xR ch 22 K x R K-K 2 23 K-K 2 B-Q 3 24 K-K 5 B-B 4 ch 25 K-K 2--...8-Q 5 26 K-K 3 B-B 4 ch i 27 K-K 2 B-Q 3 28 K-K 3 B-B 4ch j Drawn.

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CHESS, Evening Star, Issue 15662, 28 November 1914

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CHESS Evening Star, Issue 15662, 28 November 1914

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