Category: chess

Where Was Chess Born?

In India! The original word for “chess” is the Sanskrit chaturanga, meaning “four members of an army”—which were mostly likely elephants, horses, chariots, and foot soldiers.

What to do, what to do? 1940s.

What to do, what to do? 1940s.

Chess: Journey from India to the World.

Chess: Journey from India to the World.

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For the last six years, all Armenian kids have been playing…

For the last six years, all Armenian kids have been playing Chess as part of the curriculum. Proponents say it builds character, improves cognitive abilities – and of course, its fun! Armenia’s chess program has been a success story that Spain followed suit in 2015.