Weekly Quiz: Chess History and Trivia

Weekly Quiz: Chess History and Trivia

Oct 11, 2011, 7:13 PM |

 Chess History and Trivia: Week 8 [Inaccurate]  -  October 11, 2011

#1: What was the earliest form of chess?

A) Chaturanga         B) Checkers

C) Eschecs      D) Backgammon

#2: When was the first recorded use of algebraic chess notation?

A) 1945         B) 1891

C) 1983         D) 1173

#3: Where was "stalemate" established as a draw?

A) Paris          B) Krakow

C) Vatican City         D) Madrid

#4: Who published the first chess book in English?

A) Emanuel Lasker        B) Bobby Fischer

C) William Caxton           D) Garry Kasparov


#5: When was the mechanical Turk built?

A) 1769          B) 1984

C) 1593         D) 2010

Thank you for reading this week's trivia! Please post your answers in the comments. The solutions for each of the problems will be given at the end of the week.

~ CalbaMan