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The following article was written by Dennis Wesley.
Chess is one of our oldest games and as with most long-lasting entities, the game has undergone many changes over the years, influenced even by such factors as societal progress and politics. Chess has passed through different societies and cultures and the game has been played and perceived differently in different settings. Today, chess is one of very few board games accorded the status of sport in addition to also being promoted as a hobby that improves players' acuity.
Read the full article here: https://tabletopgamesblog.com/2023/08/08/chess-appeal-the-history-of-an-ancient-game-topic-discussion/
- Science and Arts Education blog: https://stemeduconnect.wordpress.com/
- Chaturanga: https://www.chessvariants.com/historic.dir/chaturanga.html
- World Chess Federation: https://www.chesshistory.com/winter/extra/fidehistory.html
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