Originally posted by MarinkatombI read The "Grand Tactics of Chess" when I was a young man. It was a difficult read to say the least. But I believe I learned from it.
I was just having a look at chessgames games of the day. Have a quick peak at this...
Franklin Knowles Young v L Dore
[White "Franklin Knowles Young"]
[Black "L Dore"]
1. e4 e5 2. ...[text shortened]... lished until the present day.[/i]
Obviously the guy had no redeeming features! JEEEEEZ...[/b]
Originally posted by ChessPraxishttp://books.google.co.uk/books/about/The_grand_tactics_of_chess.html?id=ZXUCAAAAYAAJ
I read The "Grand Tactics of Chess" when I was a young man. It was a difficult read to say the least. But I believe I learned from it.
Originally posted by TommovichYou can say that again! Check out this quote..
Franklin Knowles Young wrote several books around the turn of the century, which can be read for free at https://archive.org/
I've just had a quick look and can't say I've seen any other instructional chess books quite like them...
Originally posted by MarinkatombIndeed! How about this from The Major Tactics of Chess:
You can say that again! Check out this quote..
Quote: "Note, the pawn, having the move, advances along its front offensive to that point were it's logistic symbol and it's geometric symbol intersect"
Yes, that's definitely the most economical way to explain what a pawn fork is, LOL!
Originally posted by TommovichLOL, amazing! There is a copy on amazon.com...
Indeed! How about this from The Major Tactics of Chess:
"Pawn and Knight versus Knight"
"Whenever a point of junction is the vertex of a mathematical figure formed by the union of the logistic symbol of a pawn with an oblique, diagonal, horizontal or vertical from the logistic symbol of any kindred piece; then the ...[text shortened]... and if I'm lucky enough to find a copy in my local second-hand bookshop I shall be a happy man.
Originally posted by MarinkatombGrampy Bobby
"The Grand Tactics of Chess: An Exposition of the Laws and Principles of Chess Strategetics, the Practical Application of These Laws and Principles to the Movement of Forces: Mobilization, Development, Manoeuvre, and Operation"
Hahahahahahahahahahahaha!!! I ...[text shortened]... n any one of them, he should lose the game."[/i]
Who talks like that? I mean seriously...