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

"Have you ever seen a chess article without a brilliant example of the author's own play? 'Silly question,' you will say. Quite."
— Razuvayev, introducing Razuvayev-Bagirov 1982