East and West, Past and Present. a Selection from the Gustavus A. Pfeiffer Collection
||Wilkinson, Charles K.|
Dennis, Jessie McN.
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $75.00|
| Book Description: |
Chess is a game known by name to almost everyone, and it is played the world over. In Europe and America it is known as an intellectual game with precise rules played with thirty-two pieces on a board of sixty-four squares. Even though players today may be aware that there have been some changes in the rules of the game, most of them are unacquainted with the extent of change in every aspect of chess; the board, the pieces and their names, and the manner of play. Both chess and...