Chess in Rus'
The history of chess in Ancient Rus' conceals many mysteries. Where did this game come to
Russia from - the East or the West? When did it first appear among the Eastern Slavs? What
did the ancient Russian chess pieces look like? These and many other questions are answered
by the book of the candidate of historical sciences I. M. Linder.
The second edition of the work, published 11 years after the first edition, has been significantly
revised and supplemented with materials from the latest archaeological discoveries. The
problems of the origin of chess are elucidated in a different way, as well as issues of the
relationship between the chess culture of Russia and neighboring Slavic states. With updated
and expanded illustrative material.
About order of the books, contact with Kopyl Valery. His contact details can be found on the page "Contacts".