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Postby john adams on Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:33 pm

Hi: I have a copy of Basil Case original manuscript for sale. It is $90.00 plus shipping cost.
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Re: manuscript

Postby tommyc on Mon Dec 31, 2007 11:00 pm

What is in it ???
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Re: manuscript

Postby liam stephens on Tue Jan 01, 2008 7:22 am

No 288 in Lovell.
Pages filled with columns of numbers.
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Re: manuscript

Postby Jay H on Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:43 am

liam stephens wrote:No 288 in Lovell.
Pages filled with columns of numbers.


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Seriously, john adams, can you provide some detail as to exactly what this is, with a possible scan...?

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Re: manuscript

Postby liam stephens on Tue Jan 01, 2008 2:08 pm

Thank you Jay for your sense of humour - lol.

The scan below may be the item in question, though unfortunately the formatting has been lost in transmission.


Kenneth Lovell's "Draughts Books of the Twentieth Century" lists the item.

Regards - Liam.





THREE-MOVE CHECKERS

“MY BEST “

BASIL CASE








-l~THREE - -MO VE - -C HE C KERS .)~


TRUNK



9-13, 22-18, 11-15



-. --
:""'"'- _. -_I _!"l
__ _ .L l-l.
.•. -, --
z·,- -:.: -2-3
=_ 81



23-18-B 16-20 24-19
4- 8 25-22-4 10-14-0 27-23-D
3- 7 32-2'1 6-10 27-2'1

20-27 31-24 7-11 24-20


30-25 1- 5 28-24-5 9-13 18- 9 5-14

22-18 14-17 25-21 17-22 26-17 13-22 21-17 22-26 18-14
')(026-30 23-18

30-25 14- 9 25-21 18-14 21-25
9- 6 25-22
6- 2 22-13 14- 9 13- 6

2- 9 10-14 9-18 7-10 18-23 11-15 23-27 15-18 27-32 18-23 32-28

, 11)-14 28-32 23-26 32-27 14-18 27-31 26-30 19-15
E-30-26 Drawn

~--:~-2~, 3-8, same as Var. 2.
'::--~~C':'3: The p~'oper' move; also if 25-21.
:--L-15, 14-23, 27-18, 3r-7, 22-17. 9-13, 26-22,'7-10,16-11,8-15 ::: -11, 6-9 dl'aws.
]:.- -:; -=:. s the draw.
VARIATION 1



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_' I



23-18-D 6- 9 26-23 9-14

18- 9 5-14 30-25 1- 5

27-24 2- 7 31-26 12-16

24-],.9 15-24 28-12 10-1ts

23-18 14-30 20-16 11-20

22-17 _ Drawn

1.--,:: 9~ond best.
=--~~-24, 5-9, 26-22 (25-22, 9-14), 4-8 (not 9-14, 22-17), 22-18, ::-22, 25-18, 10-15, 30-25, 15-22, 25-18, 6-10,24-19,1-5,29-25


:--.~::::::::8.rently tb.e best move, but P. P. stars 5-9 here. See Ryan1s =~o=isrn }~ncy.
:-<' '-25, 12-16, 27-24, 8-12, 23-18, 5-9, same as 11-15, 23-18, 12-16 opening~ Trunk.
VARIATION 2



-
...•... - ::
- ... _ ... ..,
" ""
- - -..::::~;..:-:.::
r C

24-20-7 8-11-B 29-25 5- 9
2 ~5-22
9-13

23 .... 18-8
6- 9 27-23 -In- 6-0 20-16 12-19

23...; 7
2-11 26-23 13-17 22-13 15-22

32.:.28
9';"'14 28-24 14-17 23 -18 17-21

24-19 22-25 31-27 25-29 27-24 29-25

24-20 25-22 19-16 22-15 16- 7 10-14 Drawn

.:!.----..~~ old favorite and must be known.
2--:c=tt play 8-11 until forced or until 24-20 is played. See Yare
~--_~9 only mQve to draw.
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Re: manuscript

Postby john adams on Tue Jan 01, 2008 3:24 pm

Gentleman: This is the manuscript copy of the late great Basicl Case.He was former us champion, and one of the best players of all time. It consist of over 500 pages. It consist of 137 three move openings, with many variations. It is indedd a collectors item.
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Re: manuscript

Postby john adams on Tue Jan 01, 2008 3:31 pm

It is not Cases three move checkers.
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