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Championship Chess Dy BI.AKE W. STEVENS Texas Slntc Chess Champion About 50 years ago Frank Mar- shall, shall, playinfi a tournament game, gave up liis queen for two minor pieces and went on to win, initlat- itij; a debnto th'at lasted for many years. Should not t h e queen prevail? It all depends on the position. In the follow- i n g g a m e , Black's compensation compensation is t w o- fold. V/ h i t c's King and Queen are both exposed a n d m u s t b e tended, carefully. The outcome of the contest does not dispute the fact tliat opening chosen by Black contains fresh, vigorous, soutui ideas, and is worlh examination. in:,6 woiii.n CHAMPIONSHIP CAN11I1AT1-:S T O U I t N A M F N T KING'S I N D I A N np.Fr.N'Sli t ' ' Position after 12 .... NsBP Stevens SO n R I ) 31 II KH aa n-n c .13 K-Ut 40 Q x R l ' I I f l - N 7 4-i U-K1 4.H Kvl'ch 44 t-K7 el. 13 Q-KS 4Q I'-lllcll N i n a ) -- u s ( Kxi'. IM14 (ml -N-IIJ N-N4 N-}4 K-N2 K-H3 NxNl'? (o) N*r K-NJ K-N5 K-N4 K-N5 W l i l l e i r-04 8 O-Q2 9 V-KN3 10 Cl-ltUi 12 H-n-j H KN-K! IS K K - K N l 10 K.N2 tt P-IU IK Q M 13 JMIS 20 rxl'7 (r) 21 R-Ill! I?N."K?" '" 21 Milt rh :.'. p-n4 (ji 2G N-113 21 R-K1 2Â» V-N4 Â·i'l Nil' (k) ll-NJ r-q:t l'-H4 N-U4 N-H5 (l-j[-,chl (I) H Â« P I b) N U H I Nxll N-.NJ (Â«) r-KlH Id) 00 N-N5 N.BI Â«Â«!Â· Â» (I) N-QO N-II4 h) N-113 (I) U X N I'-KS N - K J Â·1! It.itli llrslms (a) It is clear that if 9 B-B2, Q-K2 and Black lias gained an important move, for the Bishop is not happily placed on KB2. Black would threaten the normal . . . P-KB4, but also such things as ... N-B5 followed by ... B-R3. (Ij) Doesn't ho see that he loses n piece? (c) tn this position the conservatives conservatives will favor While and the revolutionaries will favor B l a c k , The sacrifice seems sound IF Black can make sonic definite positional progress before pawns b e c o m e thinned out by exchanges sufficiently sufficiently lo give White's queen proper proper scope. 25 Cortlel 27 Plnc'ea nt (1 dfe- mlvantago 29 (Jnuso horn to sound 31 American humottst 32 PrlcWjr fruit. envelopes 33 Soaks 34 Man's nick n am o 35 Printer's measure* 37 Piercing tool (pi.) 39 suits Â·10 AccomÂ» pushed 41 Noises }2 Measure, of Tunisia 43 Affirmative vote 44 Plnoea .45 Oolor 40 router v~ coatinc of Â·Â·'fftilt- 47 Pelta Â·10 Half an cm 40 Opposed to awootlior CO Nahoor sheep (pi,) 51 Jnrcon SZWlnlt ' rnjitdly 53 Looked at fixedly C5 Achilles vulnctablo Bpot C9 Swanip 70 Anger 71 Custom *l 2 Dollar 73 Remainder 74 Nobleman 75 Symbol foe sodium 76 Foot covering 77 Biblical weed 78 Musical Instrument 79 Line of juncture Pl.) 80 Petul producer 82 KCB 83 Strineed Instrument 84 Paper measure 85 Color 8G To Uston 87 Pulverized 88 Pltclier'a llleenl motion 80 While Dl Asterisk 03 Witty soy IPS 04 Fog Q5 Cruise DO African nntelope t)7 HOB 08 Injury produced by heut 09 Succulent pnrt of fruit 114 Speedy 115 Plant 11C Symbol for calcium 118 British street cat 120 Muck 121 System of xcllglnus worship 122 Arrive 123 Silkworm 124 Cereal craln. 125 Whale oil cask 120 Evict 127 Sod 128 Ancient country n round Euphrates 123 Defenders 132 Mlslnko 134 Request formally 130 Pino lino of a letter 137 Portico 138 Ecclesiastical Ecclesiastical council 139 Tantalized DOWN 1 Mnn's nnme 2 Mnle sheep 3 Dismays 4 I^nnd measure 5 Small rug 6 While 7 Prevaricators Prevaricators 8 Hotels 21 Closes Â£3 Plural ending 2G Paid -notices 28 tfcUers 30 Parti o Islands' . windstorm 32 Chew 34 Half a lunrt 35 Merit 36 Facial disguise 37 Affirmative vote (pi.) 38 Departed 39 Glvo sustenance sustenance to 40 Clock face 41 Small depression 42 Set of outer Garments 44 Winter velilclo 45 Pronoun 46 Shore bird 47 Deflated tiro 49 Snndarac tree 50 Chair 51 Refuse glass 52 Foreman 54 Wings 55 To warm 5G Slope as nlons a const 57 Greatest amount tlmo 72 Lie In pleasant . warmth 73 Estimate 74 Unintentional Unintentional aperture "70 Asterisk 11 Short for canvas covering 78 Pursue Eamo 79 Dispose of for price 01 AnUcrea nnlmnl 82 Brother of Abel 83 Speech . detect 84 Showct 86 Injure 87 Perform the duties of Â£G Ladle water from boot 89 Girl's name 00 Brought legal notion against fll Mineral springs 92 1o joust 03 Pound dtcrlhrg SlMlB 94 Ponder 05 Girl's name spenket 109 Vegetable 110 Trl01ng 111 A cou- foctlon 113 Follows eatins icgtmcii 114 Combine by. blending together 115 Tho heart (mint.) 11C Shipping casein casein Pointed eun at 118 Summits 119 Unusual 120 1099 (Ram, num.) 121 Symbol to; coppei 122 Thickened pail oC milk 123 Goddess of discord 125 short foi foot!) nil official 12S ~ Johnson, woman explore* 127 Also 128 Top OK humming bird 130 A palm 131 Artificial language 133 Symbol for radon 135 A direction For Solution to Puzzle, Turn to Page 2 ;d) It Is doubtful whether this Immediate attack is really the best, since Black will always be able to play this move later on. Queen side mobilization (. . . B-Q2 . . . N-B1-K2) may be better. better. (e) This voluntary isolation of the QP should give Black a splendid splendid game. But what is White to do? Black threatens to trap the queen by 20 ... N-QG followed by . . . P-B5. (f) 20 ... N-K2!!; 21 PxP, N-B4; 22 PxP dbl ch, K-R1; 23 Q-Kl N-R5ch leads to devastation. (0) Attacking the vulnerable spot of the black position. (h) 22 ... B-Q1; 23 N-K-1, N-K2 looks a much better formation, preserving the Bishoc pair. (1) Not 23 ... NxN; 21 PaN and the atlack on Black's QB costs .hjpvbi^Q JBP,... . . . . 4 , . . . . . . (j) With one of the bishops gone, White does not hesitate in opening up the position. (k) Simplifies. (1) 31 ... NxBPch; 32 K-R1, NxP makes a fight of it. (m) Even now 33 ... NxBP. Tfe probably hopes to prevent infiltration. infiltration. (n) Forcing an entry. (o) 40 .. NxBP would at least have kept the rook' out of his vitals for the lime being. Now the game is lost by force.