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" ... over a chess-board ; but we never saw any person attain to excellence in the game with ease, who was not possessed of superior abilities. Indeed, whatever may be the faults of chess, it cannot be charged with that of being too easy. Lord Bacon censured... "
Chess Player's Chronicle - Página 246
1849
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The Living Age ..., Volumen 22

1849
...Indeed, whatever may be the faults of chess, it cannot be charged with that of being too easy. Lord Bacon censured it as "too wise a game." Walter Scott...great geniuses — often find it too laborious for recreation — dull ones constantly give it up in despair. In short, to shine at it requires uncommon...
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The Quarterly review, Volumen 85

1849
...Indeed, whatever may be the faults of chess, it cannot be charged with that of being too easy. Lord Bacon censured it as ' too wise a game.' Walter Scott...requires uncommon readiness and accuracy of calculation. We must, therefore, withdraw the credence too freely given in our youth to the charming story in the...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1849
...Indeed, whatever may be the faults of chess, it cannot be charged with that of being too easy. Lord Bacon censured it as ' too wise a game.' Walter Scott...requires uncommon readiness and accuracy of calculation. We must, therefore, withdraw the credence too freely given in our youth to the charming story in the...
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The British Chess Magazine, Volumen 13

1893
...chess, it cannot be charged with that of being too easy. Lord Bacon censured it as too wise a game. Sir Walter Scott withdrew from it, alleging that 'he saw...requires uncommon readiness and accuracy of calculation." WHITE. CORDEL. BUCK. BLOCK. 10 B x Kt 10 Q x B 1 1 Castles 1 1 Kt — B 3 i P— K4 2 P— KB 4 3 Kt—...
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Great Men at Play, Volumen 1

Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer - 1889
...be given to chess, despite the fact that Lord Bacon censured it as " too wise a game," and that Sir Walter Scott withdrew from it, alleging that " he...learn another language with less strain to the mind." Bat complaints of this kind are certainly the exception, considering by what a variety of remarkable...
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