Sports can help an individual work in team spirit and also develops a problem-solving attitude towards life. Physical exercise is done through sports. Sports played across the world is Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Chess, Badminton, Tennis. Two category of sports is Olympic Sport and Non-Olympic Sport.
Games of India
India is home to diverse population playing different games. India has won many Olympic medals in sports. It is the origin of games like Hockey, Chess, Gilli Danda.
Shatranj or chaturanga are the ancient names for Chess. Archaeologist found the remains of this game roughly, 1,500 years ago. It is a board game which requires minimum two players. the board is 8 x 8. Each player in the game has 6 set of pieces namely 1 King, 1 Queen, 2 Rook, 2 Knights, 2 Bishops and 8 pawns. Checkmate or also known as shat-Mat is referred as the defeat of King.