Which of these is NOT a Team Event?
- Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.
- Kabaddi is a team sport in which two teams of seven players are separated by a line in area.
- A football game is played between two teams of 11 players each.
- Chess is a two player strategy board game played on a chess borad.
Chess has very long and distinguished history. It is believed to originate out of India during the Gupta empire, and subsequently made its way to the West in the 9th century. Chess is called the game of kings. Here is the some facts about the chess are;
- The longest game of chess that is theoretically possible is 5,949 moves.
- The first chessborad with alternating light and dark squares was made in Europein 1090.
- The longest chess game ever was I.Nikolic -Arsovic, Belgrade 1989, Which ended in 269 moves. The game was a draw.
- The word “Checkmate” in Chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah Mat,” which means “the King is dead.”
- The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves for both sides in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000
- A computer called Deep Thought became the first computer to beat an international grandmaster in November 1988, Long Beach, California.
- About 600,000,000 (six hundred million) people know how to play chess worldwide