Chess History

The Growth in Popularity of Online Chess

Chess is undoubtedly one of the oldest games known to man. The board game’s earliest known origins go way back to the seventh century when it was first played in India. Back then, it was […]

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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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