John Gollon's Chess Variations: Ancient, Regional, and Modern PDF

By John Gollon

Learn the various forms of chess internationally with this concise chess guide.

Chess Variations is a needs to for all chess fanatics and an excellent publication which grants many hours of gratifying leisure for all others. With greater than forty diversifications of the preferred board video game, this ebook includes, between others, the oldest recognized type of chess (Chaturanga), the sport created through Edgar Rice Burroughs and brought in his Martian sequence (Jetan), in addition to local types at present performed in Korea, Malaya, Burma, Thailand, and Japan.

For these video games that require forums or items except these issued in enjoying glossy chess, the writer offers instructions on "The building of Sets." additionally incorporated within the e-book are charts, diagrams, and pattern video games performed by way of the writer and his friends.

The pleasure of enjoying those unique chess diversifications raises with the data in their historical beginnings in addition to with the activities of such strange-sounding items because the Zarafah, Ashwa, and Firzan.

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