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B. The bishop gives check.
5 W. The king at his bishop's square.*
B. The queen's pawn one step.
6 W. The queen's pawn two steps.
B. The queen at her king's bishop's third square.
7 W. The king's pawn one steps.
B. The queen's pawn takes the pawn.
8 W. The queen's pawn retakes the pawn.
B. The queen at her king's second square.
W. The queen's bishop takes the gambit pawn.
B. The queen's bishop at the white king's knight's fourth square. 10 W. The queen's knight at her bishop's third square. B. The queen's bishop's pawn one step. 11. W. The queen's knight at his king's fourth square, must win the game.
Wherein there are six back-games.
W. The queen's pawn two steps. B. The queen's pawn two steps likewise.
2 W. The queen's bishop's pawn two steps.
B. The pawn takes the pawn.
3 W. The king's pawn two moves, f
B. The king's pawn two moves.I
* Withdrawing your king to his bishop's place makes it im­possible for your adversary to preserve the gambit pawn, which will be always in your power to take.
f If, instead of two, you had pushed this pawn but one step, your adversary would have shut up your queen's bishop for at least half the game; the first back-game will be the evidence of it.
X If, instead of playing this pawn, he had sustained the gambit pawn, he had lost the game. This will be seen by a second back-
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