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... appeal. There imany citizens competent in business successful in business who would hay* Mr Adams' job for the revenue of a Persian Shah. But it is work that must b done, and this fine cause is fortunate in having one who not only does not mind but seem* ...

Published: Tuesday 24 May 1927
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 2233 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

ORIGINS- Chess

... Eschecs and cur -Checks. from which we set chess. The derivation of the word Checkmate 1S thought to come from the Persian Shah-mat, which signifies The king is dead. T.J. ...

Published: Friday 26 October 1945
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 193 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

FATE OF THE PERSIAN

... FATE OF THE PERSIAN SHAH’S GRIEF; TABRIZ ILLUMINATED. mas ASSOCIATION FORFIGN SPSCIAL.) TEHERAN, Wednesday. ticket fcrand in Ura pocket the wawin Amin-e»-SnHan were the words, Member, Nam her 41 the Society National PWais, bat no placo Tosifienco was ...

Published: Thursday 05 September 1907
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 271 | Page: 10 | Tags: none

Chess

... century our era. There are many theories as to the origin of the name, but the word Checkmate may have derived from the Persian Shah-mat meaning the king is dead. may be that the game was known in India 3000 8.C., and that passed to Persia and came ...

Published: Friday 27 February 1942
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 177 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Chess

... French eschecs and our • checks, from which get chess The derivation of checkmate is thought to come from the Persian shah-mat, which signifies the king is dead. T.J. ...

Published: Friday 28 July 1939
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 202 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

RUSSIA AND ENGLAND

... join those of India Afghanistan, tbo key of tho Indian Ocean must be our case not the land Afghan Emirs, but that of the Persian Shahs. Ths possibility of this junction should not consequently distract the attention of tha Russian Government from what so ...

Published: Wednesday 15 January 1902
Newspaper: Western Daily Press
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 1082 | Page: 8 | Tags: none