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Then '''English Short Assize''' and '''French Short Assize''' were
 
Then '''English Short Assize''' and '''French Short Assize''' were
essentially the game of [Shatranj] (Muslim chess) played on a checked board. The existence of a substantial set of problems for this set of rules was, per haps, instrumental in their stability.
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essentially the [[game]] of [[Shatranj]] (Muslim chess) played on a checked board. The existence of a substantial set of problems for this set of rules was, perhaps, instrumental in their stability.
   
 
This form was often played with the pieces already set up after a completed opening sequence of moves.
 
This form was often played with the pieces already set up after a completed opening sequence of moves.

Revision as of 16:53, 31 October 2003

Then English Short Assize and French Short Assize were essentially the game of Shatranj (Muslim chess) played on a checked board. The existence of a substantial set of problems for this set of rules was, perhaps, instrumental in their stability.

This form was often played with the pieces already set up after a completed opening sequence of moves.