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A History of Chess in South Africa

Leonard R. Reitstein

A History of Chess in South Africa

From Van Riebeeck to the Start of World War II and Beyond

by Leonard R. Reitstein

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Published by L.R. Reitstein .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess - General,
  • Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11013295M
    ISBN 100620298294
    ISBN 109780620298292
    OCLC/WorldCa52592822

    Chess - Chess - History: The origin of chess remains a matter of controversy. There is no credible evidence that chess existed in a form approaching the modern game before the 6th century ce. Game pieces found in Russia, China, India, Central Asia, Pakistan, and elsewhere that have been determined to be older than that are now regarded as coming from earlier distantly related board games. South African History Online.

    The history of chess goes back almost years. The game originated in northern India in the 6th century AD and spread to the Arabs conquered Persia, chess was taken up by the Muslim world and subsequently, through the Moorish conquest of Spain, spread to Southern Europe. But in early Russia, the game came directly from the Khanates (muslim territories) to the south. The JOHANNESBURG CHESS CLUB is one of the oldest chess clubs in South Africa and is the Chess Club of GAUTENG SOUTH CHESS ASSOCIATION. 8 - Reale Trading & Investments - Johannesburg Mellis Park 2 Mellis Road Rivonia.

      @Splitleaf: see the English Wikipedia: History of Chess, giving a lot of information. Besides Murray's book there are e.g. Murray, A Short History of Chess () Von der Lasa, Zur Geschichte und Literatur des Schachspiels () Richard Eales, Chess: The History of a Game () Joachim Petzold, Schach, Eine Kulturgeschichte () Silbermann/Unzicker, Geschichte . Unique and indispensable collection of pics from chess history - mainly players, tournaments, matches - but also frontispieces from books like Caxton, Cessolis, Lucena, Damiano etc. chess pieces collectors will see a lot of venerable old chess sets - and chess clocks from the Golden period of Chess.


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The history of chess can be traced back nearly years, although the earliest origins are uncertain. The earliest predecessor of the game probably originated in India, before the 6th century AD. From India, the game spread to the Arabs conquered Persia, chess was taken up by the Muslim world and subsequently spread to Southern Europe.

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Origins of Chess Protochess, B.C. to A.D. by G. Ferlito and A. Sanvito FROM: The Pergamon Chess Monthly September Volume 55 No. 6 The game of chess, as we know it, emerged in the North West of ancient India around A.D.

(1) According to some scholars, the game of chess reached Persia at the time of King Khusrau. A big focus in South African chess this year has been the drama and uncertainty surrounding Chess South Africa (CHESSA) leadership, and it is likely that most of us involved in chess have, at some point, felt despondent regarding the current and future situation of chess in South Africa.

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