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The game of chess,history,symbols and origin

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The history of chess spans some 1500 years. The earliest predecessor of the game probably originated in India, before the 6th century AD. From India, the game spread toPersia. When the Arabs conquered Persia, chess was taken up by the Muslim world and subsequently spread to Southern Europe. Join as we tackle the symbols, history and origin, do we really know what's happening during a game of chess?