Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Fact of the Day: Check Mate

The name for the board game chess is derived from the Old French word esches which meant "a check" in English. 

14 comments:

  1. I never knew that, interesting.

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  2. That is a game I have never played..

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  3. I always wanted to know how to play it, never got round to it!

    -Kati
    Almost Stylish

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  4. Hello,

    So amazing !

    Sarah, http://www.sarahmodeee.fr/

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  5. My kids beat me at chess all the time....sad.....

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  6. Never get into playing chess but bet it is fun to do.

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  7. I have never gotten the hang of playing chess, but the game looks so fascinating. Hugs...RO

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  8. Not a chess player myself, too much thinking for a game. : )

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  9. I didn't know that, either! I gave up chess when my brother began to beat me at it consistently was was an insufferable gloater! Nothing like sibling rivalry!

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