The Templar Knight


How to play medieval Chess

Medieval chess resembled our modern game in most respects but there were key differences in how pieces moved and the board appearance

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More on the Templars and chess

An earlier blog post on medieval chess was very popular among fans of the Templars and I even got this message all the way from Egypt

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Did the Knights Templar play chess?

Chess was a courtly game of skill among both Christians and Muslims in the Templar era with even the knights playing their Muslim enemies at times

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