Dramatis Personae

(As arranged before commencement of game)

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WHITE
RED
Pieces
Pawns
Pawns
Pieces
Tweedledee
Daisy
Daisy
Humpty Dumpty
Unicorn
Haigha
Messenger
Carpenter
Sheep
Oyster
Oyster
Walrus
W. Queen
`Lily'
Tiger-lily
R. Queen
W. King
Fawn
Rose
R. King
Aged man
Oyster
Oyster
Crow
W. Knight
Hatta
Frog
R. Knight
Tweedledum
Daisy
Daisy
Lion

Chessboard with starting positions of the pieces

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

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

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