How to Play Chess from Around the World_______
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The chess of modern Europe. Now known throughout the world as the international chess.
the expanded chess of medieval Europe, played on a board of 8 x 12 squares.
The chess of Burma (a.k.a. Myanmar). The unique chess of the ancient Burmese mountains.
The chess of China. The most-played board game in the world.
the chess of Japan. The most complex of the major chess forms.
The ancient chess, as it was played in Persia, Arabia and medieval Europe.
the chess of Korea. Related to the Chinese Xiangqi, but with many interesting differences.
the chess of Thailand and Cambodia. Still avidly played throughout Thailand, played in competition at a very high level
the chess of Mongolia. How it was played before the domination of the USSR.
a Chinese chess variant. Played throughout China, especially enjoyed by children.
Another Chinese chess variant. Very popular in China, and similar to Stratego.