Death Omexs

... the only game sanctioned by priesthoods ol all bslisls, The principal piece in the game donees its nazns, king, from the Persian Shah, or ruler. Many men whose names hare gone down to poslenty. such Charlemagne. Tamerlane. Frederick the Great. Charles XII ...

Published: Thursday 08 November 1906
Newspaper: Islington Gazette
County: London, England
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THE EXILED SHAH

... THE EXILED SHAH. A Karlsbad Exchange message says that the exiled Persian Shah Mahomed Ati and his wife and child have been staying at Karlsbad for three weeks. They have left i for Berlin. July a . ...

Published: Saturday 25 July 1914
Newspaper: Pall Mall Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 37 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

THE WAN OF CRESS

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

Published: Thursday 13 December 1900
Newspaper: Ross Gazette
County: Herefordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 113 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

SWISS CAPITAL LEVY SCARE

... SWISS CAPITAL LEVY SCARE. PERSIAN SHAH WITHDRAWING DEPOSITS. Paris, Wednesday. The Shah Persia will leave Paris tomorrow evening.—Central News. Gcne#a, Wednesday. Tho Shah is expectnl Lausanne for the purpose of withdrawing his considerable deposits ...

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW?

... —Traces of the game extend beyond history. i.—lt is ot Eastern, probably Persian, origin, as Us name is derived from the Persian shah, king” and means the game of kings. 6.— A cleric of Safra. in Estramadura, Spain, who published a work on chess in li6i ...

Published: Tuesday 27 December 1927
Newspaper: Nottingham Journal
County: Nottinghamshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 97 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

By ARTHUR STANLEY

... reads: '“When His Majesty the Cat Receives in His Drawing Room.” The reason for this is that the French word for cat and the Persian Shah are pronounced in the same way, and the Government concerned thought that a pun was implied. In fact it is of such incidents ...

Published: Friday 22 December 1939
Newspaper: Cambridge Daily News
County: Cambridgeshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 119 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Interesting Facts About Chess

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

Published: Wednesday 19 December 1906
Newspaper: Preston Herald
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 250 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

Interesting Facts About Cbi—

... that it the only game sanctioned by priesthoods all beliefs. The principal piece in game derives its name, King, from the Persian Shah, or ruler. Many men whose names have gone down posterity, such Charlemagne. Tamerlane, Frederick the Great. Charles XU ...

Published: Friday 02 November 1906
Newspaper: Whitby Gazette
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 248 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

THE PERSIAN

... THE PERSIAN Shah and Parliam ent Conflict. The Times Teheran corre aa , that the Reactionaries, who have by 1,000 roughs fromftVeratnia, square and the vicinity of the committed un Tneeday mune se q' and looting. The Nationair i . &mag a have erected ...

Published: Wednesday 18 December 1907
Newspaper: Staffordshire Sentinel
County: Staffordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 285 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Legion of Fi

... collection with any hope of purchase, for there are sufficient gems of regal magnificence to launch an Indian Jam, or even a Persian Shah, on his regal career with all the splendour so impressive to Orientals. The treasures will be din. played at Messrs. Christie ...

Published: Thursday 11 April 1907
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Gazette
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 352 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

THE OLDEST PASTIME

... 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 Charlemagne, Tamerlane, Frederick the Great, Charles ...

Interesting Facts About Chess

... that the only gam© sanctioned bv priesthoods of all beliefs. The principal piece the game derives its name, king, from the Persian Shah, rider. Many men whose names have gone down to nostcrity. «fi Charlemagne Frederick (he Great. Charles XII.. Voltaire, ...

Published: Friday 01 February 1907
Newspaper: Jarrow Express
County: Durham, England
Type: Article | Words: 294 | Page: 6 | Tags: none