Chess it was called chaturanga #history #educational #boardgames

The origins of chess can be traced back to ancient India around the 6th century. Originally called “chaturanga,” it evolved over centuries and spread to Persia, where it gained the name “shatranj.” The game reached Europe during the Middle Ages, undergoing significant rule changes. Modern chess rules emerged in the 15th century. Throughout history, chess has been enjoyed by kings, scholars, and enthusiasts, becoming a timeless game of strategy and skill.

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  1. Ancient chess was:- Never played on 8×8,- Never played on dark and light squares,- Never evolved from Chaturanga,- Never played like modern chess rules.Ancient game of chess was:- played on dashpaad or 10×10 board,- named as Shadyantra,- based on 6 principles of war.

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