The world's major chess forms, their history and evolution.
A fundamental introduction to chess as a world cultural advent.
Includes chess, shatranj, chatrang, chaturanga, chaturaji, courier
shogi, xiangqi, janggi, makruk, shatar, sittuyin, the Charlemagne
and Da Vinci
sets, and variants Loka and dou shou qi. Presented by Rick Knowlton
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