× Register Login What's New! Contact us
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: Chess in Islam

  1. #1
    Azeem Ali's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2018
    Gender
    Male
    Religion
    Islam
    Posts
    1
    Threads
    1
    Reputation
    5
    Rep Power
    0
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0

    Chess in Islam

    Report bad ads?

    A-o-A, Hope you are fine.

    I wanna know about chess (just for fun purpose without betting etc.) in Islam. Can we play if we don't neglect other Islamic obligations ?

    Thanks

  2. Report bad ads?
  3. #2
    Ishaaq's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Gender
    Male
    Posts
    76
    Threads
    3
    Reputation
    515
    Rep Power
    0
    Likes (Given)
    8
    Likes (Received)
    15

    Re: Chess in Islam

    عن علي بن أبي طالب رضي الله عنه أنه مَرَّ على قوم يلعبون بالشطرنج فقال : ما هذه التماثييل التي أنتم لها عاكفون
    It was narrated that ‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib (may Allaah be pleased with him) passed by some people who were playing chess. He said, “What are these images, to which you are devoted? [cf. al-Anbiya’ 21:52]”

  4. #3
    eesa the kiwi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2015
    Gender
    Male
    Religion
    Islam
    Posts
    1,258
    Threads
    139
    Reputation
    7009
    Rep Power
    28
    Likes (Given)
    295
    Likes (Received)
    815

    Re: Chess in Islam

    Asalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatu

    There is a difference of opinion brother I avoid it to be safe. I used to enjoy chess before Islam but really it's such a minor thing to give up when you consider the pleasures of jannah Allah has prepared for the pious

    (Note this isn't a fatwa but a comment)
    1 | Likes Alamgir liked this post
    Chess in Islam

    Imagine sleeping without praying isha and then waking up in your grave- bilal Phillips

  5. #4
    Ümit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Location
    Germany
    Gender
    Male
    Religion
    Islam
    Posts
    495
    Threads
    6
    Reputation
    2158
    Rep Power
    10
    Likes (Given)
    127
    Likes (Received)
    338

    Re: Chess in Islam

    İ never knew about the prohibition of chess in İslaam at all.
    İn earlier discussions here on İslamicboard some brothers ans sisters pointed out that it was pretty much prohibited. They showed various hadeeth about it...so now i gave that up completely just to be sure.

  6. Report bad ads?
  7. #5
    fschmidt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Gender
    Male
    Religion
    Other
    Posts
    346
    Threads
    27
    Reputation
    931
    Rep Power
    50
    Likes (Given)
    84
    Likes (Received)
    115

    Re: Chess in Islam

    If chess is prohibited for its images, then the book I received at my mosque containing illustrations of how to pray must also be prohibited because that also contains images.

  8. #6
    MazharShafiq's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2016
    Location
    Pakistan
    Gender
    Male
    Religion
    Islam
    Posts
    530
    Threads
    54
    Reputation
    954
    Rep Power
    15
    Likes (Given)
    62
    Likes (Received)
    125

    Re: Chess in Islam

    I think it's time-consumed.
    Chess in Islam


  9. #7
    azc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Gender
    Male
    Religion
    Islam
    Posts
    6,946
    Threads
    389
    Reputation
    22965
    Rep Power
    37
    Likes (Given)
    931
    Likes (Received)
    2379

    Re: Chess in Islam

    Quote Originally Posted by fschmidt View Post
    If chess is prohibited for its images, then the book I received at my mosque containing illustrations of how to pray must also be prohibited because that also contains images.
    agree, books shouldn't contain images.


  10. Hide
Hey there! Chess in Islam Looks like you're enjoying the discussion, but you're not signed up for an account.

When you create an account, we remember exactly what you've read, so you always come right back where you left off. You also get notifications, here and via email, whenever new posts are made. And you can like posts and share your thoughts. Chess in Islam
Sign Up

Similar Threads

  1. Is playing chess acceptable in Islam?
    By Koopa39 in forum General
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 08-24-2016, 05:11 PM
  2. Chess haraam?
    By Darth Ultor in forum General
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-17-2012, 12:24 PM
  3. Is chess really haram?
    By Samiun in forum General
    Replies: 53
    Last Post: 03-15-2012, 01:55 PM
  4. Chess
    By 'Abdul Rahmaan in forum General
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 02-18-2010, 09:24 AM
  5. Chess ?????
    By Muslimgirl01 in forum General
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 09-13-2006, 09:28 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
create