4 W. The king's bishop takes the pawn.
B. The king's pawn one move.
5 W. The king's bishop's pawn one move.
B. The king's knight at his bishop's third square.*
6 W. The queen's knight at her bishop's third
square. B. The queen's bishop's pawn two steps.f
7 W. The king's knight at his king's second
square. B. The queen's knight at her bishop's third square.
8 W. The king castles on his own side.
B. The king's knight's pawn two steps.J
9 W. The queen's pawn takes the pawn.§
B. The queen takes the queen.
10 W. The rook retakes the queen.
B. The king's bishop takes the pawn.
11 W. The king's knight at his queen's fourth
square. B. The king at his second square.
12 W. The queen's knight at her rook's fourth
square. B. The king's bishop at his queen's third square.
13 W. The king's knight takes the knight.
* He plays this knight to hinder your king's and queen's pawns from assembling.
f This is pushed again with the same design, to prevent the centre pawns from uniting in front.
4: He plays this pawn to push that of his king's bishop upon your king's pawn in case of need, which would cause an entire separation of your best pawns.
§ If, instead of taking this pawn, you had advanced your own, the adversary would then have attacked your king's bishop with his queen's knight, to compel you to give him check; and in this case, he, playing his king at his bishop's second square, had gained the move upon you, and a very good situation for game.