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
"...only the player with the initiative has the right to attack"
"no one ever won a game by resigning"
"A good sacrifice is one that is not necessarily sound but leaves your opponent dazed and confused"
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