Chaturanga Chess Videos

A brief history of chess – Alex Gendler

Trace the storied history of the game of chess, from its origins in 7th century India to the computer software we use today. — The attacking infantry advances, their elephants already having broken the defensive line. The king tries to retreat, but the enemy flanks him from the rear. Escape is impossible. This isn’t a […]

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How to play Shatranj Chess

Learn the rules to Shatranj Chess quickly and concisely – This video has no distractions, just the rules. For a refresher of the original Chess rules, check out this video: Play chess online for free here: (As an chess.com affiliate we earn from qualifying subscriptions) Buy Double-Sided Chess Discs here: Buy Double-Sided Chess Fairy Pieces […]

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Playing Chaturanga for the first time! #AncientChess

Just playing a random variant of chess which i came across : ) #Chess #Chaturanga #play #game #funchess #fun

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How to play ” Chaturanga” (4 player chess)?

Chaturanga (4 player chess) #indiantraditionalgames # #ancientgames #traditionalgames #shatranj

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Faster than 4 Player Chess? Chaturaji

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Chaturanga Tutorial + Strategy | Chess.com Game Mode – Variants

Try it out here: Chaturanga Tutorial + Strategy | Chess.com Game Mode Gameplay This is how chess was played in the ancient times. – No castling. – Pawns only move one square. – Ferz (replacing the queen) can only move one square diagonally – Alfils (replacing the bishops) can only move 2 squares and jump […]

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CHATURANGA: History and How to Play (The Origins of Chess)

● Chaturanga is popularly known as the oldest direct ancestor of modern chess, be it in its European form or its Asian variants. In this video, we will see where, when and how did Chess start its journey, how did we reach our conclusions about the history behind it, and how to play one of […]

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My First Ever Game of Chaturanga | How Chess was Played 1000 Years Ago

In this video, I play my first ever game of Chaturanga against IM Levy Rozman (@GothamChess). This was originally streamed on our Twitch Channels: and Chaturanga is an older form of chess with different rules that was played 1,000 years ago. Learn more about Chaturanga here: Play Chaturanga (along with other variants) here: Stream schedule: […]

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