Happy National Chess Day! Did you know the game of chess has been around for over 1,500 years? Whether you’re a novice or chess enthusiast, here are a few ways you can celebrate this ancient game:
Visit your local chess club to learn about the game or join a tournament.
Teach a friend or family member how to play.
If you don’t know any chess players, learn how to play on your phone (there are various apps to get you started!).
Fun fact: The longest recorded chess game took over 20 hours, consisted of 269 moves, and ended in a draw!