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Ancient Chess:

Well produced educational site that promotes historical and regional chess games, from around the world, and throughout history.

From the author:

Read about chess history, chess evolution and fascinating chess variants from around the world. Learn to play Thai chess (makruk), Chinese chess (xiangqi), Japanese chess (shogi), Korean chess (janggi). Look at the medieval chess (shatranj) that spread throughout the world, and look at a beautiful reproduction of the 9th century set found in Nishapur, Persia (now Iran). Browse through our store, where quality sets for these many forms of chess are easily available.

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Author: Rick Knowlton.
Web page created: 2006-03-20. Web page last updated: 2006-03-20