Chess History

Origins of Chess

The strategy board game chess can be traced as far back as 1500 years, although it has been impossible to ascertain the exact origins of the game. The

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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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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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