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Chess in India

The earliest form of chess was called chaturanga, a game that flourished in the 6th century, in India. Chaturanga is the earliest known game to have t

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Budapest Gambit

The Budapest Gambit, also known as the Budapest Defence, made its debut in 1896, although at that time the opening did not receive a lot of attention

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Ruy Lopez, The Spanish Opening

The Spanish Opening, also known as the Ruy Lopez, is one of the most popular openings that was developed during the 16th century, named after the Span

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Garry Kasparov

Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kimovich Kasparov was born on the 13th of April, 1963, in Baku, Azerbaijan, in the Soviet Union. From an early age Gar

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Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov

Anatoly Karpov is a Russian chess grandmaster and former chess World Champion. Karpov was both on the 23rd of May, 1951, in Russia. Karpov was the off

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Chess in Persia

The earliest reference to chess in Persia can be traced back to at least the 10th century, AD, played between a historian from Baghdad and one of his

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