Lack of Chess Books Keeps Iran Behind World-Level, Says Publisher
Speaking to the country's news agency IBNA, he said the high price of paper in Iran is one of the reasons for the low number of releases in the field, besides the expansion of virtual and online courses for chess. He further underlined the advantages of printed guidebooks for chess as offering more details on every move and position in the game. He said online and virtual courses of the game can never replace printed guidebooks. He went on to add that there are several perfect Persian translations of foreign works on chess available.
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