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ON ca 2 Q Z c ru VI I co o - Chaiiipionsliip Chess By BLAKE STEVENS Texas State Chess Champion Turning from games of recent vintage, and with emphasis on combinative play, here follow two games which date from 1864 and 1934, respectively. In both games, White quickly opens lines leading to attack against the enemy king. Berlin, 1RG4 Falkbeer Counter Gambit A. Anderson E, Schaltop While. Black 1 P-K4 P-Kt CJpeit, ISM Qneen'B Gamplt Deellnffl P. Frydmaa Dr. M. Vldmar 1 P.Q4 2 N-KB3 F-BI 4 PIP 5 N-BJ G B-B4 K P-KS 8 G3 9 O-O 10 R-B11 11 N-R3 IS P-QR3 IS Q-BJ 14 Q-R3I 15 NiQFI P-Q4 N-KB1 P-B3 N-BJ P-KJ O-O P-QF.3 B-Q* R-B1 N-QR K-Bir 5 B-B4r 6 PxB i Q-Ka Â« r-Qi! . 9 N-B-3 10 H-K3 I t O-O M B-B5! 13 Q i F c b l l P x K P B-QS B*N Q-Q3 N-KH3 I'-HHS Â·Position After 15 , , , NxQP!! IS . . . P-X3 a ) 1C NiDch QÂ»N 17 BiH Hesltni (b (a) ,It 15. , , PxN; 16 NxB, QxN?; 17 BxPch wins the Queen. (b) Black is too far behind in material. What's the Move? Position After 1Z . . . QN-Q2 Black was absorbed in pawn- grabbing, a dangerous disease many players contract. There is a cure, however. The main ingredient ingredient is caution mixed with good sense. In the above diagram Black is at least four moves behind. behind. Seventy years later a marked progress is sho\vn--both players develop well, and put their plans into action, each operating on a different flank. White's 15th move must have stunned Black. He naturally naturally thought his King was safe from harm, otherwise he would have played H . . . P-KR3 or a number of other satisfactory defensive defensive moves. The condition of Black's pawn . formation is broken and weak. Even so this poor formation has made possible sweeping avenues for the Rooks, which arc highly operative in this position. In a few moves White can tend his King arid begin the laborious task of finishing his development. The trouble Is, it is Black's move! i . , RxNI While resigns.