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It was also spread by traders traveling the ancient trade routes from India. This resulted in variants of the game that still exist in China, Korea, Japan, India and other countries. The game variant that is most well known in the western world came from Persia to the main trade routes of Spain and Italy around 1000 AD. The game that we know today spread all over Europe, and by 1400 AD was well established and being played under most of the rules that still apply to the game today.
The Caro-Kann: Advance Variation has a simple idea behind it. White pushes their pawn to gain space in the center. This however has a drawback and that drawback is … Read More