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By John Cochrane

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5. a1 and h8 are dark squares, and h1 and a8 are light squares. 6. a1, b2, c3, d4, e5 f6, g7 and h8. They are all dark squares. 7. f2. 8. e4. D-45. 1. Ne6-f4 +. D-46. White is in the middle of castling short. He has made half the move (King to g1) and by completing the move (by jumping the Rook from h1 over to f1) he will checkmate Black. The whole move is 1. 0-0#. C. Abbreviated Notation Beginners usually record their games using the “full” algebraic notation, where the square on which a man stands before making a move is first indicated and then the square on which it stands after completing its move.

6. a1, b2, c3, d4, e5 f6, g7 and h8. They are all dark squares. 7. f2. 8. e4. D-45. 1. Ne6-f4 +. D-46. White is in the middle of castling short. He has made half the move (King to g1) and by completing the move (by jumping the Rook from h1 over to f1) he will checkmate Black. The whole move is 1. 0-0#. C. Abbreviated Notation Beginners usually record their games using the “full” algebraic notation, where the square on which a man stands before making a move is first indicated and then the square on which it stands after completing its move.

The center consists of the four squares d4, d5, e4, and e5. 3. e5xd4 4. Nf3xd4 Ng8-f6 5. Nb1-c3 Bf8-b4 6. Nd4xc6 b7xc6 7. Bf1-d3 d7-d5 8. e4xd5 c6xd5 9. 0-0 0-0 10. Bc1-g5 Bc8-e6 11. Qd1-f3 Bb4-e7 12. Rf1-e1 h7-h6 See Diagram 19. 19 Both sides have played very well and if White had now retreated his Bishop from g5, the game would have been even. However, Alekhine was impatient to get a draw against the World Champion and so he sacrificed the Bishop for a pawn, and then his Rook on e1 for the Bishop on e6.

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