Jabir al-Kufi (ca. 786-833)
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|Description: Jabir al-Kufi was shatranj player (an ancestor of chess), from the time of the caliphate of al-Ma’mun. He is one of the three strongest Shatranj players in al-Ma’mun’s caliphate along with Rabrab and Abun-Naam. He got the title of Aliyat, which awards him as a Grand Player.
|Sex: Male||Occupation: Shatranj player.|
|Place of Birth / Death: –||Country Tags: Baghdad, Iraq|
|Centuries: XVIII-IX.||Title: Aliyat.|
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|Music Composers vs. Chess Players:|
- The first persian and Arab chessmen, in chess.com: https://www.chess.com/article/view/the-first-persian-and-arab-chessmen – [20/08/2018].
- Wikipedia the free encyclopedia: Al-Ma’mun: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Ma%27mun – [20/08/2018].
- Wikipedia the free encyclopedia: Shatranj: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shatranj – [20/08/2018].
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