Chess is a game that is played between two players, each player of white and black. It has been that the history of chess can be traced back nearly 1500 years to its earliest known predecessor, called chaturanga, in India. Legend has it that chess was invented around 200 B. C. by a commander, Hán Xin, who invented the game as a battle simulator.
The longest official game of chess took place in 1989 that went on for 20 hours and included 269 moves. Chess is a very interesting game which takes and challenges a lot of mind power and concentration. In Armenia, the game of chess has now become a subject taught in institution.