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Chess Throughout History and Around
This site is all about chess history and chess evolution. Learn to play Japanese chess (shogi), Chinese chess (xiangqi), Thai chess (makruk), Korean chess (janggi),
the chess of ancient Nishapur, Iran (shatranj), the chess of Medieval Europe (courier chess), and many other chess variants. Welcome!
Chess . com is dedicated to the many forms of chess that have
arisen all around the world over the past 1500 years. Please
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of chess. Check our amazing selection of chess items, and don't
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