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And should win. If, then, Black necessity reduced at move 9 to the is P 9. KR3 White can, nevertheless, pursue the policy of aggression by immediately advancing his KKtP. 10. To P KKt4 take advantage of the opportunity thus offered side. up the adverse K of opening Black may strengthen his defence at Kt 6 7. P QR3 BxP move 6 QB3 The Pawn must be taken now, as otherwise P QKt4 will save it. To capture it with Kt does not appear to be superior, as the Kt is not very happily placed at B4, and obstructs the KB some- what.

PxP 13. PxKt KtxP 14. and should win. If, then, Black necessity reduced at move 9 to the is P 9. KR3 White can, nevertheless, pursue the policy of aggression by immediately advancing his KKtP. 10. To P KKt4 take advantage of the opportunity thus offered side. up the adverse K of opening Black may strengthen his defence at Kt 6 7. P QR3 BxP move 6 QB3 The Pawn must be taken now, as otherwise P QKt4 will save it. To capture it with Kt does not appear to be superior, as the Kt is not very happily placed at B4, and obstructs the KB some- what.

Now B (10) (12) So nothing remains but to (11) K R B6ch. Kt4ch. KtxQ B6ch. Kt R6 checkmate. K ; 36 No. 4 The Evan's Gentlemen, gambit, which in accordance with your desire I have chosen to-night as subject of discussion, four moves: is constituted by these 1. P 2. Kt K4 KB3 Kt B P B4 B QKt4 3. 4. P K4 QB3 B4 no necessity for Black to accept the Pawn. On the contrary, if he retires with his Bishop to Kt3 in reply, he will, as White's last move has in no way furthered his develop- There is offer of the ment, gain a small but distinct advantage in position.

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