The History of Chess

The game of chess has a long and rich history tracing back centuries into the ancient annals of human society. Like any form of invention or ingenious creation chess was preceded by numerous forerunners that over time evolved into the profound game that we know and enjoy today.

There is a general consensus among historians that the ancestry of chess can be traced to the Gupta Empire in India some 1500 years ago. Before this time, numerous board games existed, some even as old as several thousand years...

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