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Real-size resin reproductions of the century Isle of Lewis chessmen. The top row shows king, queen, and bishop. The bottom row shows knight, rook, and pawn.

History of chess: a journey through time and space | Infographics | RIA Novosti

History of chess: a journey through time and space

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“Krishna playing Chess(Chaturanga, an ancient Indian strategy game) Miniature, century, National Mueum, New Delhi”

The National History of Iceland contains many unique relics, including this wonderful set of pieces for the Viking version of chess.

Viking age / Pieces from VIking chess or "hnefatafl" as it is known in Icelandic (and in old Norse)

Chess - Islamic history of games and the invention of chess.

India is the birthplace of chess. The original word for “chess” is the Sanskrit chaturanga, meaning “four members of an army”—which were mostly likely elephants, horses, chariots, and foot soldiers.

Chess History - Ancient Chess - How to Play - Xiangqi - Shogi - Shatranj

The world's major chess forms, their history and evolution. A fundamental introduction to chess as a world cultural advent.

10 Craziest Events In The History Of Chess

10 Craziest Events In The History Of Chess - Listverse

Two men play chess while their friends look on in this illustration by artist Jacob van de Hayden. The man gazing at the viewer with his hand raised, ready to pick up a piece, is the author of the book. Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneberg, used the pen name Gustavus Selenus to write this history of the game of chess. Though the content is indebted to Ruy López‘s Libro de la Invención Liberal y Arte del Juego del Axedrez, the book also contains a history of chess and beautiful…

The mission of the World Chess Hall of Fame is to educate visitors, fans, players and scholars by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the game of chess and its continuing cultural and artistic significance.

Caballero templario jugando al ajedrez, Libro de los juegos (1283) TECNOLOGÍA MEDIEVAL

Templars playing chess from 'Libro de los Juegos', or the Book of Games' commissioned by Alfonso X of Castile, Galicia and Leon in

Chess: A game of strategy, intellect, andpaper folding? Add a new element of fun to any game of chess with Origami Chess: Cats vs. Dogs . A 112-page book tells the history of the game of chess, gives

Chess: A game of strategy, intellect, andpaper folding? Add a new element of fun to any game of chess with Origami Chess: Cats vs. A book tells the history of the game of chess, gives Más

Great Duels in the History of Chess: Alekhine vs Capablanca

This is a classical chess photo, one of if not the most famous: Alekhine& death scene. It is thought that Alekhine collapsed in front of his hotel door and was dragged inside by persons unknown to leave.

A History of Chess | The Game and Play of Chess, a Morality Play: 1474

A page from Jacobus de Cessolis's The game and playe of the chesse, By William Caxton and Coland Mansion.

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