Checkmate? Purists fight to revive Myanmar's ancient chess

By: FE Online | Updated: Sun May 29 2016, 9:55 am

Myanmar's ancient form of chess, Sittuyin has retreated into the sporting wilderness, with a scarcity of traditional chess sets and dearth of available knowledge about the rules. But with new freedoms and technology enthusiasts are launching a fresh campaign to revive a game that was once a favourite of kings and warriors.