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Chess Olympiad Games

Chess Olympiad Games:

For the first time, this year, India is also going to host the Chess Olympiad games.

  • The event was originally scheduled in Russia
  • India is considered the birthplace of chess.
  • Its origin can be traced back nearly 1500 years to its earliest known predecessor, called chaturanga, in India.
  • From India, it spread to Persia.
  • The game evolved roughly into its current form by about 1500 CE.