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CHESS

A board game of strategic skill for two players, played on a chequered board on which each playing piece is moved according to precise rules. The object is to put the opponent’s king under a direct attack from which escape is impossible. The Rules of Chess The King may move […]

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Comprehending CHESS through ‘Through the Looking Glass’

Chess was the most important indoor game of the nineteenth century in England. It enjoyed centuries-old privileged status. It was considered as a ‘rational recreation’. Chess, unlike any other game, deals more with logic and rationality rather than fun, as we know, Rationalism had taken over the Victorian era abundantly. […]

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ALL ABOUT CHESS

History of Chess The origin of chess is something that is debated and there is not really a consensus on its origin or even the history of chess, from the old to the present. Some say that versions of chess and its board date back from Ancient Egypt or Dynastic […]

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Chess – the game that spanned millennia

Over roughly one and a half millennia of its existence, chess has become a tool of military strategy, a metaphor for human affairs and a benchmark of genius. While our earliest records of chess are from the 7th century, legend has it that it was actually originated at sometime in the 6th century. So how did it start and evolve to the game enjoyed by so many today…….

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