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By H.J.R. Murray

An epic paintings that took greater than a decade to complete, A historical past of Chess, initially released in 1913, is a old venture that shattered preconceptions concerning the video game upon e-book. Over a century later, Murray’s examine and conclusions, within which he argues that chess originated in India, are nonetheless generally approved by way of such a lot chess historians.
Undertaking this kind of pioneering job, the scope of which hasn't ever been tried prior to or given that, Murray taught himself to learn Arabic as a way to decipher ancient manuscripts at the online game and its beginnings. His examine unravels the historical past of the sport because it advanced from its Asiatic beginnings, during the function chess performed in Europe throughout the heart a long time, and up till the 19th century with the arriving of recent chess as we all know it.
A historical past of Chess comprises transcribed diagrams of vital video games, in addition to a few of the extra well-known ancient chess collectible figurines, resembling the Lewis chessmen. No unmarried paintings at the video game of chess has turn into with reference to touching Murray’s in breadth or significance.

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