The History of Chess; From its Origins -1660

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Miller, Richard.


The purpose of this short study is to consider the origins of chess, its movement and development from India to Persia and the Islamic world and then into Christendom. The information contained should enable the re-enactor to accurately portray the game, its pieces, board and play from its origins to the early modern period.

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Softcover: 29 pages
Language: English
Illustrations: Black & White/Line
Product Dimensions: 21.1 x 14.6 x 0.2 cm

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Contents; Introduction, Chess in Asia; Persian Chess; Islamic Chess; The spread of chess into Europe; Chess in medieval Rurope (social, political and religious context); Changes in the Game; Chess in the Early Modern Period; Summary Sheets for each period; Chess Notation and Terminology; Select Bibliography .

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Weight 0.05 kg


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