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More Brief Histories: Games

History Of Chess

Chess originated in India as a simulation of battle, and quickly spread and became a popular pastime. The history of chess is formed of much legend and uncertainty. One such story is that the game originated in a feud between two warring brothers.

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History of Checkers

The history of checkers, as we know it today, is thought to date back to the 12th century CE, originating around France.

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Monopoly® Board Game History

Like any game history, Monopoly® has a colorful one! Most board games start out with a simple idea, and this is the same for Monopoly®.

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