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Knights Templar playing chess, 1283

Knights Templar playing chess in the Book of Games of Alfonso X, made in 1283 (El Escorial Library, ms T.

Moorish Chess - A depiction of Moorish noblemen playing the board game Book of Games, 1283 AD

A depiction of Moorish noblemen playing the board game commonly known as chess and one playing a harp in Alfonso X's Libro de los Juegos ("Book of Games", 1283 AD

Book of Games by Alfonso X, 1283 Chapter on how the chess pieces capture

Book of Games by Alfonso X, 1283 Chapter on how the chess pieces capture.

Appendix The Chess of the Four Seasons F88V

Four Seasons Chess is an early attempt to configure chess for four players. This beautiful illustration comes from the century Book of Games, commissioned by Alfonso the Wise of Castile. Visit the site to find out how to play the game.

On this page from the 1282 Libro de los Juegos (Book of Games), or Libro de acedrex, dados e tablas (Book of Chess, Dice and Boards), Alfons...

On this page from the 1282 Libro de los Juegos (Book of Games), or Libro de acedrex, dados e tablas (Book of Chess, Dice and Boards), Alfonso X discusses a chess problem with two turbaned players.

Recreating Medieval Chess: from schachorum ludo to the queen’s chess by Carol Hamill

Illuminated manuscript page with a chess board image taking half the page over a paragraph.

Queening: Chess and Women in Medieval and Renaissance France - Medievalists.net

"Otto IV, Margrave of Brandenburg, plays chess with his wife Hedwig von Holstein" from the Codex Manesse by Unknown

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