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If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Chaturanga, the oldest known form of Chess, here.
Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

The oldest known chess game.

Hans Bodlaender on Chaturanga
Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001