Daines Barrington

An Historical Disquisition on the Game of Chess

Today we can present a new publication by our member Martin Ramsauer, it is the fourth of his series "Schach-Reprints".

Daines Barrington:
An Historical Disquisition on the Game of Chess

from: Archaeologia, vol. 9 (1789), p.16-38.

27 x 21 cm, cloth,
thread-stitching
[Schach-Reprints, 4]

Reprint of the chess historical article. The author quotes the sources of the ancient world (Greece and Latin) where board games have been mentioned, and he analyzes their cogency for the early history of chess. A presentation of the Asian precursors of chess leads to a short history of chess in Europe from the Middle Ages to the 18th century.

Price: 18 € plus postage

The book can be ordered via Martin Ramsauer’s website www.martin-ramsauer-verlag.de/ or directly by e-mail .