Original post @ Siren Productions Second Life » The Month of Games Blog by alexiaaryle.
Join us at The Month of Games as we introduce several of the popular characters from The Month of Games! Check out some fun facts about the games and the characters themselves. Then join us July 12th, 2014 as The Month of Games Opens with a kick start of Candyland:Fashion Extravaganza July 12th, 2014 12pm & 5pm.
Fun Facts About Chess:
1. It is believed to be originated out of India during the Gupta Empire and traveled to the West in the 9th Century.
2. The longest tournament game of chest lasted 269 moves or about 20 hours and 15 minutes.
3. The word “checkmate” comes from the Persian “shah mat” which translates to “The King is Defeated.”
4. From the starting position, there are eight different ways to Mate in two moves and 355 ways to Mate in three moves.
5. The longest theoretical chess game is 5,949 moves.
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