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When was the last time a chess rule was modified?

When was the last time a chess rule was modified? The last time was in January 2023. You can see the latest version here. In general FIDE aims to update the rules every 3 or 4 years, usually after ...
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When was the last time a chess rule was modified?

The rules get reworded & shuffled around every few years but it’s rare there’s substantive changes. As far as I know, the last three significant changes that affected things were all presided over ...
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What was the first modern chess piece?

To add to Jonah Hodge's answer, there is an excellent book called "A History of Chess" by H.J.R. Murray (from 1913) that covers this question and more. You can find it here: https://archive....
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What was the first modern chess piece?

The short answer is that there are multiple pieces that were created at the beginning of the game that is now chess. The first game invented that was like modern chess is called chaturanga, and it has ...
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