In 1913, an English man named Harold Murray completed an extraordinary undertaking. He published the mammoth ‘A History of Chess.’ Tracing the growth of the game through the centuries, across languages and continents, Murray created what is regarded by many as the most comprehensive overview of the origin of chess.

Yet, not everything is known…

When this thick book arrived at my doorstep on a winter afternoon, I carried it off to my study.

The thought that occurred to me that day has never left me…

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