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Lewis Carrol's first page from Alice Through the Looking Glass (and what she saw there)

White Pawn (Alice) to play, and win in eleven moves.

White Pawn (Alice) to play, and win in eleven moves.

(white move) Page (red move) Page
Alice meets R.Q. 211 R.Q. to K.R.'s 4th 215
Alice through Q.'s 3rd (by railway) to Q.'s 4th (Tweedledum and Tweedledee) 220/232 W. Q. to Q.B's 4th (after shawl) 251
Alice meets W.Q. (with shawl) 251 W.Q. to Q.B.'s 5th (becomes sheep) 258
Alice to Q.'s 5th (shorp, river, shop) 258 W.Q. to K.B.'s 8th (leaves egg on shelf) 266
Alice to Q.'s 6th (Humpty Dumpty)  267 W.Q. to Q.B.'s 8th (flying from R.Kt.) 292
Alice to Q.'s 7th (forest)  284 R.Kt. to K.'s 2nd (ch.) 299
W. Kt. takes R. Kt.  300 W.Kt. to K.B's 5th 316
Alice to Q.'s 8th (coronation)  317 R.Q. to K.'s sq. examination 320
Alice becomes Queen  319 Queens castle 329
Alice castles (feast)  332 W.Q. to Q.R.'s 6th (soup) 332
Alice takes R.Q. & wins  341    

 

Something else apart from the story, and so do you play chess like this? 

You play chess by betting counterfeit money, assuming that no one but you will win because you would make the game go stale, except that you have all the time in the world, and so everyone resigns against you just to get on with life.




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