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H. J. R. Murray

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Harold James Ruthven Murray (24 June 1868 – 16 May 1955) was an English educationalist, inspector of schools, and prominent chess historian. [1]

64 relations: A History of Chess, Abraham de Moivre, Abu Bakr bin Yahya al-Suli, Alea (Greek soldier), Alfil (chess), Amazon (chess), Awithlaknakwe, Blindfold chess, Castling, Chaturaji, Chaturanga, Chess, Chess columns in newspapers, Chess in China, Chess in Europe, Chess libraries, Chess Player's Chronicle, Chess theory, Courier chess, Cross and circle game, Draughts historians, Fairy chess piece, François-André Danican Philidor, Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle, Grant Acedrex, Handicap (chess), Harold Murray (disambiguation), Heyshott, History of chess, Howard Staunton, Index of gaming articles, Israel the Grammarian, James Murray (lexicographer), John Griswold White, Joseph Bertin, Kenneth Murray (archaeologist), Le Palamède, Lewis chessmen, List of Balliol College people, List of chess historians, List of chess openings named after people, List of games that Buddha would not play, List of Indian inventions and discoveries, List of mancala games, List of University of Oxford people in education, Luis Ramírez de Lucena, Mak-yek, Murray (surname), Nine men's morris, Oswyn Alexander Ruthven Murray, ..., Paolo Boi, Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant, Ponziani Opening, Robert Charles Bell, Short assize, Stalemate, Staunton–Morphy controversy, Ströbeck, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa, Three men's morris, Timeline of chess, Trinity School, Carlisle, Versus de scachis, Willard Fiske. Expand index (14 more) »

A History of Chess

The book A History of Chess was written by H. J. R. Murray (1868–1955) and published in 1913.

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Abraham de Moivre

Abraham de Moivre (26 May 166727 November 1754) was a French mathematician known for de Moivre's formula, a formula that links complex numbers and trigonometry, and for his work on the normal distribution and probability theory.

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Abu Bakr bin Yahya al-Suli

Abu Bakr Muhammad bin Yahya al-Suli (أبو بكر محمد بن يحيى الصولي) (born: 266–267 A.H/ 880 A.D in Gorgan - died: 334–335 A.H/ 946 A.D in Basra) (aged 68-69. lunar calendar) was a nadim (boon companion) of successive Abbasid caliphs.

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Alea (Greek soldier)

According to the Etymologiae by Isidore of Seville, Alea was a Greek soldier of the Trojan War who invented the dicing game tabula.

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Alfil (chess)

An alfil (or elephant) is a xiangqi piece and fairy chess piece that jumps two squares diagonally.

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Amazon (chess)

An amazon (also known as a queen+knight compound) is a fairy chess piece that can move like a queen or a knight (or, equivalently, like a rook, bishop, or knight).

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Awithlaknakwe

Awithlaknakwe (or Stone Warriors, or Game of the Stone Warriors) is a strategy board game from the Zuni Native American Indians of the American Southwest.

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Blindfold chess

Blindfold chess (also known as sans voir) is a form of chess play wherein the players do not see the positions of the pieces or touch them.

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Castling

Castling is a move in the game of chess involving a player's king and either of the player's original rooks.

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Chaturaji

Chaturaji (meaning "four kings", and also known as choupat, IAST) is a four-player chess-like game.

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Chaturanga

Chaturanga (चतुरङ्ग), or catur for short, is an ancient Indian strategy game which is commonly theorized to be the common ancestor of the board games chess, shogi, sittuyin, makruk, xiangqi and janggi.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess columns in newspapers

The earliest known chess column appeared in the Lancet in 1823, but due to lack of popularity disappeared after less than a year.

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Chess in China

China is a major chess power, with the women's team winning silver medals at the Olympiad in 2010, 2012, and 2014; the men's team winning gold at the 2014 Olympiad, and the average rating for the country's top ten players second in the FIDE rankings at the end of 2014.

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Chess in Europe

The exact location, time and method of the entry of chess, or rather its immediate precursor Shatranj, into western Europe is unknown, however linguistic evidence suggest that it was almost certainly transmitted via the Arab world.

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Chess libraries

Chess libraries are library collections of books and periodicals on the game of chess.

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Chess Player's Chronicle

The Chess Player's Chronicle, founded by Howard Staunton and extant from 1841–56 and 1859–62, was the world's first successful English-language magazine devoted exclusively to chess.

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Chess theory

The game of chess is commonly divided into three phases: the opening, middlegame, and endgame.

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Courier chess

Courier Chess (or The Courier Game or simply courier) is a strategy board game in the chess family.

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Cross and circle game

Cross and circle is a board game design used for race games played throughout the world.

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Draughts historians

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Fairy chess piece

A fairy chess piece, variant chess piece, unorthodox chess piece, or heterodox chess piece is a chess piece not used in conventional chess but incorporated into certain chess variants and some chess problems.

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François-André Danican Philidor

François-André Danican Philidor (September 7, 1726 – August 31, 1795), often referred to as André Danican Philidor during his lifetime, was a French composer and chess player.

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Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle

Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle (28 May 1748 – 4 September 1825) was a British peer, statesman, diplomat, and author.

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Grant Acedrex

Grant Acedrex is a medieval chess variant dating back to the time of King Alfonso X of Castile.

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Handicap (chess)

A handicap (or "odds") in chess is variant ways to enable a weaker player to have a chance of winning against a stronger one.

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Harold Murray (disambiguation)

H. J. R. Murray (Harold James Ruthven Murray) was an educationalist and historian.

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Heyshott

Heyshott is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England.

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History of chess

The history of chess can be traced back nearly 1500 years, although the earliest origins are uncertain.

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Howard Staunton

Howard Staunton (1810 – 22 June 1874) was an English chess master who is generally regarded as having been the world's strongest player from 1843 to 1851, largely as a result of his 1843 victory over Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant.

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Index of gaming articles

Articles pertaining to games and gaming include.

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Israel the Grammarian

Israel the Grammarian (– c. 965) was one of the leading European scholars of the mid-tenth century.

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James Murray (lexicographer)

Sir James Augustus Henry Murray, FBA (7 February 1837 – 26 July 1915) was a Scottish lexicographer and philologist.

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John Griswold White

John Griswold White (10 August 1845 – 27 August 1928) was a prominent Cleveland attorney, a chess connoisseur, and a bibliophile.

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Joseph Bertin

Captain Joseph Bertin (1690s – c. 1736) was one of the first authors to write about the game of chess.

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Kenneth Murray (archaeologist)

Kenneth C. Murray (1903 – 21 April 1972) was an English archaeologist and teacher.

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Le Palamède

Le Palamède was the world's first periodical devoted to the game of chess.

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Lewis chessmen

The Lewis chessmen (Lewisbrikkene; Fir-Tàilisg; Lewis chesmen) or Uig chessmen, named after the bay where they were found, are a group of distinctive 12th-century chess pieces, along with other gaming pieces, most of which are carved from walrus ivory.

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List of Balliol College people

The following is a list of notable people associated with Balliol College, Oxford, including alumni and Masters of the college.

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List of chess historians

This is a list of chess historians.

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List of chess openings named after people

The Oxford Companion to Chess lists 1,327 named openings and variants.

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List of games that Buddha would not play

The Buddhist games list is a list of games that Gautama Buddha is reputed to have said that he would not play and that his disciples should likewise not play, because he believed them to be a 'cause for negligence'.

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List of Indian inventions and discoveries

This list of Indian inventions and discoveries details the inventions, scientific discoveries and contributions of ancient and modern India, including both the ancient and medieval nations in the subcontinent historically referred to as India and the modern Indian state.

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List of mancala games

Games in the mancala family include.

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List of University of Oxford people in education

This is a list of people from the University of Oxford involved in education.

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Luis Ramírez de Lucena

Luis Ramírez de Lucena (c. 1465 – c. 1530) was a Spanish chess player who published the first still-existing chess book.

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Mak-yek

Mak-yek (หมากแยก) is a two-player abstract strategy board game played in Thailand (formerly called Siam) and Myanmar (formerly called Burma).

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Murray (surname)

Murray is both a Scottish and an Irish surname with two distinct respective etymologies.

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Nine men's morris

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Oswyn Alexander Ruthven Murray

Sir Oswyn Alexander Ruthven Murray (17 August 1873 – 10 July 1936) was a British civil servant who spent most of his career at the Admiralty, eventually serving as Permanent Secretary from 1917 until 1936.

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Paolo Boi

Paolo Boi (1528–1598) was an Italian chess player.

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Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant

Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant (12 September 1800 – 29 October 1872) was a leading French chess master and an editor of the chess periodical Le Palamède.

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Ponziani Opening

The Ponziani Opening is a chess opening that begins with the moves: It is one of the oldest chess openings, having been discussed in the literature by 1497.

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Robert Charles Bell

Robert Charles Bell (1917–2002) was the author of several books on board games, most importantly Board and Table Games 1 & 2 (reprinted as Board and Table Games from Many Civilizations).

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Short assize

"The short assize" (French court assize.

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Stalemate

Stalemate is a situation in the game of chess where the player whose turn it is to move is not in check but has no legal move.

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Staunton–Morphy controversy

The Staunton–Morphy controversy concerns the failure of negotiations in 1858 for a chess match between Howard Staunton and Paul Morphy and later interpretations of the actions of the two players.

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Ströbeck

Schachdorf Ströbeck is a village in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, which since 1 January 2010 is part of the town of Halberstadt in the Harz district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

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Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa

Tassilo, Baron von Heydebrand und der Lasa (known in English as "Baron von der Lasa", 17 October 1818, Berlin – 27 July 1899, Storchnest near Lissa, Greater Poland, then German Empire) was an important German chess master, chess historian and theoretician of the nineteenth century, a member of the Berlin Chess Club and a founder of the Berlin Chess School (the Berlin Pleiades).

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Three men's morris

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Timeline of chess

This is a timeline of chess.

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Trinity School, Carlisle

Trinity School (formerly Carlisle Grammar School) is a large mixed secondary school and sixth form in Carlisle, Cumbria, for students aged 11 to 18.

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Versus de scachis

Versus de scachis is a Medieval Latin poem about chess.

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Willard Fiske

Daniel Willard Fiske (November 11, 1831 – September 17, 1904) was an American librarian and scholar, born on November 11, 1831, at Ellisburg, New York.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._J._R._Murray

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