Chess has been a favored game for almost fifteen hundred years of human history.
Its origins in India, the game spread over the ancient world, becoming the favorite game in medieval courts. By the Twentieth Century, world competitions emerged. Chess became a fierce contest between Cold War antagonists. Today humans compete against not just other humans, but against computers as well. In addition, the computers have gained mastery over their human counterparts. A Short History of the Game Of Chess recounts a brief history of this much loved game.
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