Chess is a game that transcends time and space. It has been a part
of cultures around the world for centuries. The names of the pieces
are unique in each country, but the language each of these pieces speak
is the same. In this journey around the world that you are about
to take, you will travel through time across the globe. You will
trace the rich history of chess from its very beginnings. You will
hear the sounds of chess spoken on many tongues. You will examine
chess art from every continent. We hope your path is as enjoyable
for you as it has been for the millions of people who created it.
We welcome you to the World of Chess.
World of Chess