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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

PRINCESS OR IMPOSTOR?

... Princess with a qestionable past and a no less questionable present,. Some declared that she was a near, relative of the Persian Shah, sent into e&le for her indiscretions; while others said with equal confidence that she was of the royal house of Russia ...

Published: Saturday 24 May 1919
Newspaper: Sheffield Weekly Telegraph
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3452 | Page: 21, 22 | Tags: none