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Chess originated in India. The game as we play it today originated in Spain in the second half of the 15th century. The first chess tournament was held in London in 1851 and since then, chess has become an international sport. Ben Franklin once wrote an article about the mental benefits of playing chess.

  1. 1. Where was the first chess tournament held?
    1. a. Berlin
    2. b. London
    3. c. Lisbon
  2. 2. Where did today's chess originate?
    1. a. Italy
    2. b. Spain
    3. c. France
  3. 3. Where did chess originate?
    1. a. Spain
    2. b. France
    3. c. India