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
3rd Plymouth Rapidplay (a six-round Swiss Rapidplay) will take place on Sunday 4 December at Plymouth Chess Club, from 10am to 6:15pm.
Full details and an entry form for the event are available via Chess Devon at the following link: http://www.chessdevon.org.uk/PlymouthRapidplay.doc
Teign Academy, Kingsteignton TQ12 3JG
at St Peter's School LYMPSTONE Devon EX8 5AU
"The scheme of a game is played on positional lines, the decision of it is, as a rule, effected by combinations. This is how Lasker's pronouncement that positional play is the preparation for combinations is to be understood."
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