march of chess  http://www.sanskritimagazine.com/history/history-of-chess/

march of chess http://www.sanskritimagazine.com/history/history-of-chess/

Maurice Ashley becomes the 1st Black chess player attained the rank of International Grand Master. Maurice Ashley, a Jamaican immigrant, received the rank (given only to 500 worldwide). A graduate of New York City College, Ashley learned chess with a chess group known as the Black Bears School of Ch...Maurice Ashley becomes the 1st Black chess player attained the rank of International Grand Master. Maurice Ashley, a Jamaican immigrant, received the rank (given only to 500 worldwide). A…

Maurice Ashley becomes the 1st Black chess player attained the rank of International Grand Master. Maurice Ashley, a Jamaican immigrant, received the rank (given only to 500 worldwide). A graduate of New York City College, Ashley learned chess with a chess group known as the Black Bears School of Ch...Maurice Ashley becomes the 1st Black chess player attained the rank of International Grand Master. Maurice Ashley, a Jamaican immigrant, received the rank (given only to 500 worldwide). A…

The Lewis Chessmen, probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200. At this period, the Western Isles, where the chessmen were buried, were part of the Kingdom of Norway, not Scotland. It seems likely they were buried for safe keeping on route to be traded in Ireland.

The Lewis Chessmen, probably made in Norway, about AD 1150-1200. At this period, the Western Isles, where the chessmen were buried, were part of the Kingdom of Norway, not Scotland. It seems likely they were buried for safe keeping on route to be traded in Ireland.

Lewis Chessmen Berserker: according to Old Norse literature, berserkers were notorious as fighting uncontrollably in a trance like state. Notice how our Berserker has bulging staring eyes and angrily bites his shield ready for action!

Lewis Chessmen Berserker: according to Old Norse literature, berserkers were notorious as fighting uncontrollably in a trance like state. Notice how our Berserker has bulging staring eyes and angrily bites his shield ready for action!

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

History of chess  http://www.sanskritimagazine.com/history/history-of-chess/

History of chess http://www.sanskritimagazine.com/history/history-of-chess/

Maurice Ashley, the first African-American International Grandmaster in chess, reflects on his upbringing in Brooklyn, his impact on students and his love — and eternal respect — for the game.  The U.S. Chess Championships, which take place at the Chess Club & Scholastic Center of St. Louis each yea...Maurice Ashley, the first African-American International Grandmaster in chess, reflects on his upbringing in Brooklyn, his impact on students and his love — and eternal respect — for the game…

Maurice Ashley, the first African-American International Grandmaster in chess, reflects on his upbringing in Brooklyn, his impact on students and his love — and eternal respect — for the game. The U.S. Chess Championships, which take place at the Chess Club & Scholastic Center of St. Louis each yea...Maurice Ashley, the first African-American International Grandmaster in chess, reflects on his upbringing in Brooklyn, his impact on students and his love — and eternal respect — for the game…

Found on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, before 11 April 1831 acquired by the British Museum between November 1831 and January 1832. Publication History: Madden, Sir Frederic, "Historical remarks on the introduction of the game of chess into Europe and on the ancient chessmen discovered in the Isle of Lewis," in Archaeologia

Found on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, before 11 April 1831 acquired by the British Museum between November 1831 and January 1832. Publication History: Madden, Sir Frederic, "Historical remarks on the introduction of the game of chess into Europe and on the ancient chessmen discovered in the Isle of Lewis," in Archaeologia

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