Garry Kasparov (b. 1963). Former world chess champion. writer, and political activist.
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History of chess - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

History of chess - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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

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

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Chess is said to have originated in the Gupta Period[37] where its early form in the 6th century was known as [[chaturanga, which translates as "four divisions [of the military]" – infantry, cavalry, elephants, and chariotry – represented by the pieces that would evolve into the modern pawn, knight, bishop, and rook, respectively. @jessica zheng.wikipedia.org

Chess is said to have originated in the Gupta Period[37] where its early form in the 6th century was known as [[chaturanga, which translates as "four divisions [of the military]" – infantry, cavalry, elephants, and chariotry – represented by the pieces that would evolve into the modern pawn, knight, bishop, and rook, respectively. @jessica zheng.wikipedia.org

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