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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
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