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.

Answers distribution

China
India
Japan
Mongolia
answers
flagIndia
6%
84%
6%
3%
33
flagthe United Arab Emirates
6%
75%
18%
0%
16
flagFrance
25%
68%
6%
0%
16
flagthe United States
34%
50%
3%
11%
26
flagSwitzerland
7%
46%
23%
23%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
39%
39%
6%
15%
82
flagGermany
41%
39%
9%
9%
41
flagPoland
35%
36%
9%
18%
4197
flagUnknown
37%
25%
13%
23%
811
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
15%
15%
38%
13
flagthe Netherlands
71%
14%
7%
7%
14

Gender

men29%
women36%
China
38%
38%
India
29%
36%
Japan
10%
9%
Mongolia
21%
16%

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