Learn the basics of how to play modern chess, along with medieval and Renaissance versions such as chaturanga, shatranj, and knights chess.
– Chaturanga is the Indian form of chess from the late 7th century. This form could be played with either two or four persons.
– Shatranj is the Persian form of chess from the 10th century.
– Knights chess is a German variation of chess from the 14th century.
For anyone curious about what exactly the ‘SCA’ is — The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international, non-profit educational organization that studies and recreates the medieval and Renaissance years of 600-1600AD.
For more information and to locate your local branch, please check out
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