It is thought that chess began in India in the 6th century. But was it developed from a similar game from the time of the Indus Civilisation?
Combine two fun things and make a Lego Chess set! This will entertain Lego lovers and gamers. Learn how to create the board and the pieces from Legos.
Tableman (board game piece) Great Britain, United Kingdom, 1050-1100, Carved whalebone
Medieval art: bestiary
Chess board in the centre with the rules of chess along the top, the chess pieces along the bottom, and two strips with soldiers duelling along the sides. 1590s Engraving
01_Historic Chess & Other Game Images
Alice In Wonderland Chess Set Hand Painted
Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London, it has not been inhabited by the British Royal Family since the 18th century. It was originally built for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, a favourite of King Henry VIII, circa 1514
Best of British
Awesome #GarethPugh design that blurs the line between fetish and haute couture. Model: Andrea
Body Painting Moodboard
Table from around 1750 has a backgammon board under a chess/checkers/draughts board, and nine men's morris at the other end. Probably German. Photo by Thomas Quine
Interiors - 18th century
UK based suppliers of chess sets and wooden chess boards online. Also offers hand painted and tournament standard pieces, clocks, chess computers and games compendiums.