Checkmate? Shah mat!

Chess is an old game, and didn't always used to look like chess.  So, last week we learned about Shatranj, and tried to solve Dilaram's mate (an old Shatranj  puzzle), and invite you to try playing Shatranj online.

as-Suli's Diamond puzzle

Chess Quotes

"To play with correctness and skill the ends of games, is an important but a very rare accomplishment, expect among the magnates of the game."
— Howard STAUNTON, The Chess-Players' Handbook 1847 (Plus ca change...)