CHESS BOARD TERMS

... attacks the king. The word oomes through the old French “eschec,” “eechac” from the Middle Latin form, “scacous” of the Persian Shah, i.e., king, and was early applied to token, ticket, or counterfoil. When first introduced into ordinary city parlance ...

Published: Saturday 18 January 1913
Newspaper: Nottingham Evening Post
County: Nottinghamshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 401 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

OLDEST GAME in the WORLD

... creation. There seems to be no doubt that it came to Europe from the East, and way of Persia. The word chess comes from the Persian shah, meaning king, and shah mat (checkmate), the king is dead. First Tournament. At the beginning of the last century ...

Published: Thursday 04 January 1934
Newspaper: Dundee Evening Telegraph
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 349 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

FANCY DRESS BALL. CHURCH EFFORT AT RUGBY

... Misfc Morson (Housing Bonds), Miss M. Warr (an Italian peasant), and Mrs. C. M. Simcox (an Egyptian lady), Mr. Isham (a Persian Shah). Mr. Archie Hodson (Farmer Giles), and Mr. Barton (a Jester). • The prizes were given by Messrs. J. T. Warr, Fulham, Brooke ...

Published: Friday 24 December 1920
Newspaper: Rugby Advertiser
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 292 | Page: 9 | Tags: none

KAEBATIVE, PRr.C:IS>--l Hour

... Persian officer became known, and many the older men began argue that it did not matter much whether the supremacy of the Persian Shah was or was not acknowledged Herat, as long as Persian garrison was placed in the city. The vizier, however, remained firm ...

Published: Wednesday 28 January 1903
Newspaper: Aberdeen Press and Journal
County: Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 425 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

THE COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY

... occupy in Germany, hut on the situation of tho French Treasury, and its reaction on the exchange/* REPORTED DEPOSITION OF PERSIAN SHAH. MONARCH NOW IN PARIS. Paris. Wednesday. The ** Paris Telegram ’* tonight that Shah of Persia, who at present Paris, has ...

INTERESTING FACTS ABOrT CRISS

... that it is the only game by nriesthoods of all beliefs. the principal piece in the game derives its name, king, from the Persian Shah, or ruler. Many men whose names have gone down to posterity. such as Charlemagne. Tamerlane, Frederick the Great. Cliarles ...

Published: Friday 02 November 1906
Newspaper: Lakes Herald
County: Westmorland, England
Type: Article | Words: 348 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Cu Fon Toturo bungs

... by some authorities to Palionedes. a Grecian hero of the Trojan war, about 1080 s.c. The word chess is derived from the Persian shah, king; and checkmate, or shahmat, means king confounded or overcome. But not only in Persian but in Sanscrit and other ...

FANCY DRESS BALL AT PITLOCHRY

... (Jazz Pierrette): Mrs A. C. Balfour (French Maid); Miss Dawbarn (Joan of Arc). The gentlemen included Mr J. M. Lowrie (Persian Shah); Mr W. D. Butler (Esquimaux); Mr D. T. Brown (Sheikh); Mr J. I). Latta (Nurse with Pram) ; Mr G. W. Plummer (Harry Lauder); ...

Published: Saturday 10 September 1921
Newspaper: Dundee Courier
County: Angus, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 430 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

BUSY. AYE I BUSY

... and course every country lias own eje-tmotive addresses for its own iux- subjects, or citizen* In tlie F.i-t have the Persian “Shah In Shall. or King Knigs” ; the Mikado is tho Sou Heaven; the Emporor of China i 1.0 Celestial.” Hero in. flic wo have ...

Published: Saturday 02 July 1904
Newspaper: Belfast Telegraph
County: Antrim, Northern Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 421 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

Dbatb O'!rub

... that m the only game sanctioned by priesthoods all beliefs. The principal piece in game derives its name, king, from toe Persian Shah, or ruler. Many men whose names have gone down posteritv. such s* Charlemagne. Tamerlane, Frederick tho Creet. CKerlc XII ...

Published: Saturday 08 December 1906
Newspaper: Walsall Advertiser
County: Staffordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 388 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

INTMEISTING FACTS ABOUT CHESS,

... the only game sanctioned by priesthoods of all beliefs. 'the principal piece in the game derives its name, king, from the Persian Shah, or ruler. Many men whose names have gone down to posterity. such as Charlemagne, Tamerlane, Frederick the Great, Charles ...

Published: Friday 02 November 1906
Newspaper: Buckinghamshire Examiner
County: Buckinghamshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 548 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

Interesting Facts About Chess

... the only game sanctioned by priesthoods of all Ix'liefs. The principal piece in the game derives its name, king, from the Persian Shah, or ruler. .Many men whose names have gone down to posterity, such as C’lnM-lemagne. Tamerlane, Frederick the Great. Charles ...

Published: Friday 06 January 1911
Newspaper: Whitby Gazette
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 524 | Page: 10, 11 | Tags: none