Where did chess originate from?

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India
Japan
Mongolia
Chess is believed to have orig­i­nat­ed in India. The game was reported in 6th century as a gift of Indian raja to Persian shah Khosrau I Anushiruwān. Original Indian chat­u­ran­ga was a base of local cha­trang, and after Arab conquest of Persian empire it was brought by them to Europe, where it evolved into current form.

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China
India
Japan
Mongolia
answers
flagIndia
9%
84%
4%
2%
44
flagthe United Arab Emirates
5%
77%
16%
0%
18
flagFrance
25%
68%
6%
0%
16
flagthe United States
30%
53%
3%
13%
30
flagSwitzerland
12%
50%
18%
18%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
36%
38%
6%
18%
88
flagGermany
42%
38%
9%
9%
42
flagPoland
35%
37%
9%
18%
4584
flagUnknown
37%
25%
14%
22%
831
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
15%
15%
38%
13
flagthe Netherlands
71%
14%
7%
7%
14

Gender

men29%
women34%
China
38%
38%
India
29%
34%
Japan
10%
8%
Mongolia
21%
17%

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