Link to: Papers describing phylogenetic analyses of chess variants
Lex Kraaijeveld has sent us this link. It briefly describes some of his early work on using evolutionary (phylogenetic) techniques to shed light from a different angle on the question of how chess originated and evolved. At the moment. He is working on a much larger analysis, using more sophisticated techniques. The articles referred to on the page are available to everyone interested, either as pdf-files sent by e-mail (though one of them is quite large at 6MB) or as photocopies sent by snailmail.
Papers describing phylogenetic analyses of chess variants. The old link is broken, but here it is through archive.org:
That page just describes the article, though, and says you can email the author for the full article. Here is a PDF link from some other sources:
Web page created on: 11 Jun 2003. Last modified on: 28 April 2020.