Book Detail

Publisher: Aboca Edizioni

Format: hardcover

ISBN: 11122131

Luca Pacioli’s Chess Renaissance evolution of a mathematical game

This book resulted from the discovery of a chess treatise, manuscript in written vernacular around 1500, which contains matches played in the medieval style and others in accordance with the new a la rabiosa technique.
The book is the contributions of leading experts in the chess-playing and palaeographic – linguistic areas who discuss complex subjects such as the historic profile of chess, the phases of recovery, the transcription of the manuscript, the attribution of authorship and the chess technique used by Pacioli. Size 24 x 28.5 cm / 278 pages.

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