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The History of The Isle of Lewis Chessmen

The Lewis Chessmen are one of, if not the most important and significant archaeological finds ever to be made in Scotland. These chessmen date back to the 12th century and are currently on display at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

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25 Interesting Chess Facts

Today we wanted to explore a different style of blog, something a little unusual, but fun at the same time! We won’t be discussing strategy, tactics, endgames, middle games, psychology and any other political chess related topics, no! We will be enjoying some thrilling facts about chess history that not many people may be aware of. From chess history to the longest game of chess. This fun and informative blog should help you to improve your knowledge of the game and it’s origin. Let’s commence the opening sequence of 25 interesting chess facts:Number One:The number of unique chess games is...

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The Queen's Gambit - So Now You Are Interested In Chess?

n the astounding Netflix release, The Queen’s Gambit, Beth Harmon (a fictional female chess prodigy) offers a stunning performance as one of the world's first female chess leads. The depiction of an every-single game of chess played in this series, is nothing other than impressively accurate. 

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Limited Edition Chess Sets at Chessmaze UK Online Store

Those who know how to play chess are aware of the brain-storming excitement and entertainment involved in this sport. This indoor game has enthralled  everyone with its brain stimulating exercise. Those who play it have their own reasons to play chess, some play it for excitement, some play if for entertainment and some enjoy its ability to sharpen the mind. There are professional chess players who have won over the world by their unique moves. The good thing about this sport is that you do not need much to start a game, just a chess board and sets of chess...

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The Historical Game of Chess

The Historical Game of Chess

Chess is a recreational game which is played all over the world. It is a mind game played between two players. The current game of chess has emerged from 15th century. Today the game of chess is the most famous game in the whole world and is played at homes, clubs, online and in various tournaments. The game is played on a square chessboard. Only two players can play the game at a time. There are sixteen pieces at one side of the chess board and sixteen on the other. The pieces include one king and a queen, two rooks,...

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