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

"Excellence at chess is one mark of a scheming mind."
— A. Conan Doyle (in the mouth of Sherlock Holmes)

  from Stanton Nesbit