Brief History Of Chess Crash Primer
Let's take in a brief history of chess
Let's begin with a brief history of chess as an overview. You can take in the history of chess here in great detail. Not everyone though would have the endurance to pore over all of that in one day. Well here's your alternative, the byte-size version.
This is a 30,000 foot view giving each of the main events a flying visit. If you haven't previously heard the story of chess this will be the perfect primer. You will get the bones of the story in just a few minutes. Can't say fairer than that. You can even build a web page on this site containing your article on chess history
Modern chess was derived from earlier games. There are conflicting accounts of where chess first showed up, some claims from China or even Ireland!
But most accounts are nestled amidst the majesty of the sub-continent that is India.
Medieval masters did not have computers to analyze their games
Technology in recent decades has changed chess enormously. From analysis software with databases and engines to a new platform to compete. Now it's possible to play people anywhere in the world in real time.
Players of all strengths can find opponents on their level to lock horns with at a moment's notice. All from the comfort of their own home.
It's also no longer necessary to seek out a strong master to coach you to greater things. This is of course still an option and a good one too. But no longer the only way to improve.
Now, using software on your own computer, you can analyze your games and study all aspects of chess strategy from openings, middlegames and endgames.
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Chess is this amazing human phenomenom spanning cultures, continents and eras. In it's many different forms it has built up an ocean of intriguing history. No one can know it all or even a fraction. One tenth of the world's population play chess. There are so many people out there who have priceless knowledge of chess history. If you have an interesting chess story please share. Tell us your chess history gem.
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History of Chess - India or China?
That's it from the birth in India right through to the emergence of Carlsen. I may have neglected to mention a few things
and been patchy enough on others
but I cover every thing in detail in this History section.
History is something you can read a little of from time to time rather than ploughing through all of it in one go. Unless of course you can't get enough of it.
Well if you can handle more history and you want it in greater detail, you can start with earliest known existence of chess