Lesser Known Facts about Chess

Chess is a strategy board game played between two players. Chess is also called the Game of Kings. Read to know interesting and lesser known facts about Chess

Chess Facts
Chess is a strategy board game played between two players. Chess is also called the Game of Kings. Here are some interesting and lesser known facts about Chess


1. Origin

Chess is believed to begin in India in 7th century. It is said that it derived from the Indian game, Chaturanga.

2. Game of Kings

The game of Chess is also known as the called “Game of Kings”. Because in past, a long time ago, it was just played by the Nobel and Kings.


3. Check Mate

The word "Checkmate" is derived from the Persian words "Shah Mat," that means "the King is dead."


4. Facts about Check Mate in 2 or 3 moves!

Yes, it is possible to chec mate in 2 or 3 moves. From the start of a Chess match, there are total 8 different ways to mate in two moves and 355 ways to mate in 3 moves.


5. Possible Longest Game of Chess

The possible longest game of chess is in 5,949 moves.


6. Longest Chess Game Till Now

The longest Chess game that played till now was lasted for 269 moves and ended up in a draw.


7. First Modern Chess Board


The first modern board of the chess come in Europe in 1090.


8. Compulsory subject in Armenia

Chess is compulsory subject for third, fourt and fifth graders in the schools of Armenia.


9. English Book about Chess

The second English book that was printed in English language is about Chess.


10. Folding Board of Chess

The folding board of the Chess was invented by a priest in 1125. There is a ban on priests to play chess by church and to play it a priest come up with an idea and hid his Chess board by making it to look like two books lying together.



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