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  • How Chess Got into Europe

    Based on the reliable historical information we know for certain that already in the early days of Islam Arabs practised Chess in Baghdad, spreading the game throughout all the geographical areas in which their political and cultural expansion was taking... Read more →

  • It all began in 1849 with the Jaques of London Chess Company

    It was 1849 when the Staunton Chess Piece was Invented  introduced  By John Jaques the 3rd. His Friend, Howard Staurton, was so impressed by the design that he lent the set his name. Our Wonderful Chess Equipment is simply the... Read more →

  • Do Real Chess Pieces make a Difference?

    Just the other day, I had a talk with a young man that is 10 years old.  He started telling me that he plays online with either a phone or a tablet especially in the last 6 months or so.... Read more →