Antique and Vintage Games
From marbles and yo-yos to card games such as poker and modern multi-player games taking place in electronic, virtual worlds, games have been a constant human preoccupation. Few games can claim the breadth of history as chess, which transcends borders and languages. As played in 6th-century India, chess used a die to determine which figure would be moved. The pieces represented the king and his four military divisions: foot soldiers,...