Chess is one of the oldest board games in the world. It is generally accepted that Chess originated 4,000 years ago in India and Persia. Modern Chess, as we now know it, is about 2000 years old and has developed into one of the most popular board games in the world. Chess is a strategy game for two. Although it is a very complex and sophisticated game can be, can also play chess there are easily learned and are enjoyed by inexperienced players.