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The Queen is by much the most powerful of the forces.
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When neither party can give checkmate, the game is drawn.

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For playing a man to a square to which it cannot be legally moved, the adversary, at his option, may require him to move the man legally, or to move the King.

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The Pawn moves only one square at a time, and that straight forward, except in the act of capturing, when it takes one step diagonally to the right or left file on to the square occupied by the man taken, and continues on that file until it captures another man.

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Having marshalled the men in battle order, as shown in the first diagram, you will observe that each party has two ranks of men, on the first of which stand the superior Pieces, and on the next the eight Pawns.

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The Queen is usually reckoned equal, in average situations, to two Rooks and a Pawn, but towards the end of a game she is hardly so valuable as two Rooks.

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For touching an adversary's man, when it cannot be captured, the offender must move his King.

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The Chess-board must be placed with a white square at the right-hand corner.

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A player is said to have the opposition when he can place his King directly in front of the adverse King, with only one square between them. This is often an important advantage in ending games.

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To play with correctness and skill the ends of games, is an important but a very rare accomplishment, expect among the magnates of the game.

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After black's reply to 1.e4 with 1..e5, leaves him always trying to get into the game

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