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All ABOUT Chess History
August 2006


Mark Weeks, the Chess guide at, is doing what he does best by incorporating a more prominent element of Chess History into that well-established site. While the proffered history doesn't delve into great detail, it is quite accurate and complete as a basic historical overview of chess.

Here are links to some of the topics covered:

Origins of Chess
Chess in the Middle Ages
The Origin of Modern Chess
Late 18th - Early 19th Century
French School of Chess
Chess in the Early 19th Century : Chess Becomes Organized
Rise of the Soviet Chess Hegemony

Check it out.










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The Life and Chess of Paul Morphy
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Mark Week's History on the Web
Chess Journalists of America
Chess History Newsgroup
Hebrew Chess
Chess Tourn. & Match History
Super Tournaments of the Past
La grande storia degli scacchi
Bobby Fischer
Bill Wall's Chess Pages
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