Download e-book for iPad: Card Manipulations (Dover Magic Books) by Jean Hugard

By Jean Hugard

ISBN-10: 0486156516

ISBN-13: 9780486156514

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1973

To the magician and to such a lot audiences, card manipulations are the main attention-grabbing kind of card trick. because the manipulator's ability is the one picking issue, as soon as a level of card dexterity is obtained the performer can pass directly to research tips absolute to entertain, at any time, without additional coaching, utilizing any to be had deck of playing cards for the performance.

In this five-book series, Jean Hugard, grasp performer on level and with small teams, teaches the passes, palming equipment, shuffles, arm spreads, colour reverses, sleights, prospers, set-ups, and tips within the most sensible expert models. After displaying the fundamental manipulations, he develops a few unparalleled methods the place the manipulations are used. a couple of illustrations and step by step factors train every one aspect because the trick will be given in a functionality. by means of operating via those tips, from the easy to the complicated, the magician learns his abilities in a qualified demeanour and also gains a large repertoire of particular methods. in the course of the e-book a large number of manipulations and over 100 tips are explained.

The keys to those methods will not be renowned outdoors expert magicians' teams. yet to the complex newbie or semiprofessional who has some extent of card ability, the manipulations and methods built during this booklet will upload to the dexterity of the functionality, supply hours of rigorous skill-developing perform, and aid construct a qualified, well-rounded repertoire with cards.

"Recommended." — Linking Ring.

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What is the bishop move? 42 4) White to move The white queen is attacking several undefended black pieces. She should choose the most valuable one to capture. Which piece is that? Practicing Checks .. - ,j Do Good Player$ Announce Check Out Loud? No/ Although if can be fun to 9ay "check" in friendly game9, if i9 not polite to announce if out loud in 9eriou9 che99 competition$. For one thing, if might di9furb other player$ nearby. Al9o, 9aying check out loud might be con9idered an in9ult- implying your opponent hadn't rea/ired hi9 king WI$ attacked/ 43 Giving Check Because the king is so im portant, a th reat to it is also im portant.

Xg7 is not quite correct. We need to show which rook makes the capture! lldxg7 The notation shows that it is the rook on the d-file that 2 makes the capture. White's rook on the d-file captures 1 the black bishop on g7. 29 Terribly Tough Test Number Five Wi n 1 poi nt for every correct answer. You r chal lenge here is to write down, i n algebraic chess notation, the move shown by the arrow in each diagram. Solutions : page 108. 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 ������ a b c d e f g h 1 ) White to move 2) Black to move On his first move, White has advanced his d-pawn two squares, to the d4 square.

It is not legal for the white king to capture the black pawn, as this would involve moving into check. The white king must move away. Getting Out of Check If you are checked, don't panic! There are th ree possi ble ways to escape from a check. It m ight hel p to remem ber it as ABC. A B C You r king might be able to move AWAY to a safer sq uare. You might be able to BLOCK the check, by putting someth i ng in the way. You might be able to CAPTURE the piece givi ng check. The one th ing you cannot do is stay in check.

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