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Who have invented the game of Chess and in which country????

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Asked by Nirmlankur Rao, 29 Mar '12 06:54 pm
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It's believed that Chess was invented in India around the 6th century. They called the game Chaturanga. But some argue that it was invented by the Persians. However, an Indian (Vishwanathan Anand) is currently the World Champion in Chess since 2007.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 29 Mar '12 07:56 pm

 
  
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The game of chess is thought to have originated in what is now northern India or Afganistan sometime before 6OO AD: the oldest written references to chess date from then, but there are unverified claims that chess existed as early as 100 AD.
Interest in chess followed early trade routes out of India. One variation of chess (called Shogi) is now popular in Japan; another variation is played in China. Many local variations in chess rules persist even today in isolated rural areas, for example in India.

The variation familiar to Europeans and Americans traveled through Iran (Persia) to the main commercial centers of Italy and Spain by about 1000 AD. A bit later, sea-faring Vikings carried the game into Scandinavia and Iceland. By 1100-1200 AD, the game became known in central Europe, and was well-established across all of Europe by 1400 AD, with the game rules which we use today. However, Russia's dominance of chess is recent, dating from the communist revolution of 1917, after whic ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 29 Mar '12 06:55 pm

 
  
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A form of chess was played in ancient India but the game was developed into the form we know it today in Persia. From there i t spread westward to Europe - where it was introduced by the Moors in Spain in the 10th century - and eastward as far as Japan. The word rook comes from the Persian rukh, which means chariot.
Answered by varen bali, 29 Mar '12 08:07 pm

 
  
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Chess was introduced to Persia from India and became a part of the princely or courtly education of Persian nobility.[7] In Sassanid Persia around 600 the name became chatrang, which subsequently evolved to shatranj, and the rules were developed further. Players started calling "Shh!" (Persian for "King!") when attacking the opponent's king, and "Shh Mt!" (Persian for "the king is helpless" see checkmate) when the king was attacked and could not escape from attack. These exclamations persisted in chess as it traveled to other lands.
The game was taken up by the Muslim world after the Islamic conquest of Persia, with the pieces largely keeping their Persian names. The Moors of North Africa rendered Persian "shatranj" as shaerej, which gave rise to the Spanish acedrex, axedrez and ajedrez; in Portuguese it became xadrez, and in Greek zatrikion, but in the rest of Europe it was replaced by versions of the Persian shh ("king"). Thus, the game came to be called ludus scacchorum or scacc(h ...more
Source: wikipedia
Answered by onlytruth, 29 Mar '12 08:05 pm

 
  
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It is understood that the game of chess was invented in North West India, and present parts of Afghanisthan, as to who invented, I think the name of the person who invented it is not known
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 29 Mar '12 06:58 pm

 
  
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Invented by the Persians
Answered by aflatoon, 04 May '12 10:26 am

 
  
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Ravan did invented the game of Chess..
Answered by shailuna, 19 Apr '12 12:03 pm

 
  
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The person who invented chess is not known. Chess is one of the oldest games in the world and it is assumed that the Origin of Chess
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 30 Mar '12 04:04 pm

 
  
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History of Chess

The laws of Chess and the movement of the traditional Chess pieces have been the same since the sixth century of the second millennium. The changes that took place have quickened up the rate of play, such as allowing the Pawns to move two cells on the first move option (FMO). The origins of Chess are obscure. Some evidence presented by David Li in Genealogy of Chess quite clearly shows it was developed in China in the 2nd century B.C. but it is not until the 7th century that there is a reference to the game in literature. The first mention of Chess is found in a Persian poem according to which the advent of the game took place in India. Chess migrated to Persia (Iran) during the reigns of King Chosroe-I Annshiravan (531-579) as described in a Persian book of this period. This book described Chess terminology and the names and function of the pieces in some detail. According to some sources (Forbes, History of Chess, 1860) the game was invented between four or five t ...more
Source: history of chess
Answered by z, 29 Mar '12 08:11 pm

 
  
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I did not invent
Answered by Anindya Mukherjee, 10 May '12 04:11 pm

 
  
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