Birth of the Chess Queen

Birth of the Chess Queen

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Everyone knows that the queen is the most dominant piece in chess, but few people know that the game existed for five hundred years without her. It wasn't until chess became a popular pastime for European royals during the Middle Ages that the queen was born and was gradually empowered to become the king's fierce warrior and protector.

Birth of the Chess Queen examines the five centuries between the chess queen's timid emergence in the early days of the Holy Roman… (more)

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Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (May 19, 2009)

Collection: HarperCollins e-books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 412 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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