Checkmate: a brief history of chess

Today is International Chess Day

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20/07/21 | StarsInsider

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The recent success of the Netflix miniseries 'The Queen's Gambit' brought into the spotlight a game that often sits in the shadows: chess. Dating back to the sixth century AD, chess has a rich history and is a game that over the years has taken on political, social, and cultural importance.

Check out this gallery to learn all about the history of chess!

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