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Chess is board game of 2 players called white and black controlling army of chess pieces. Sometimes its called international or western chess distinguish it from related games such Xiangqi and Shogi. The recorded history of this game goes back at least emergence of similar game Chaturanga in 17th century India.

It is an abstract strategy game which involve no hidden information and no elements of chance. This game is played on chessboard with 64 squares which arranged in 8 by 8 grid. At starting of game players control 16 pieces- 1 king, 1 queen, 2 rooks, 2 bishops, 2 knights and 8 pawn. After the opponent king threatening with inescapable then other player won the game.