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Ibn Kabar rendered الشطرنج as ⲡⲓⲧⲁⲡⲗⲁ (Vat.Copt.71, f.72r = Kircher 1643, p.138). -- 12:28, 13 December 2019 (UTC)

Goodǃ Any idea where it comes from? ⲥⲉⲣⲕⲓ (talk) 14:25, 17 December 2019 (UTC)
Sounds like via Greek τάβλα ? Although that rather means board and table. Maybe it is actually the chessboard not chess. Most of the scalae are, unfortunately, trash ⲁⲛⲉⲯⲓⲟⲩⲥⲓⲣⲓ (talk) 23:31, 27 June 2020 (UTC)