Request: Book on the History of Chess and chess pieces/sets

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Request: Book on the History of Chess and chess pieces/sets

Post by jshriver » Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:01 am

Know all the pieces haven't always been the same. Yet I haven't seen a single source of information that really give a detailed breakdown of how they evolved and such.

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Re: Request: Book on the History of Chess and chess pieces/

Post by tano-urayoan » Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:32 am

Maybe this book:

Master Pieces: The Architecture of Chess
By Gareth John Williams

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