First International Chess Tournament in London

Howard Staunton, top British chess player organized the first international chess tournament Continue reading

First World Chess Champion

London in 1886, the Austrian grandmaster, Wilhelm Steinitz, became the first player to earn the official title of "World Chess Champion" as he defeated Johannes Zukertort. Continue reading

Chaturanga a Chess-like game

Chaturanga (a Chess-like game) an Indian game was invented circa 600 CE. Continue reading