The oldest of all sports that will next year be on European Universities Games in Belgrade program. Although there are no clear data when the sport was founded it is clear that it happened on Asian continent. Oldest figures were found in Uzbekistan and the precedent of Chess was also mentioned in India.
Today´s name and rules are made in Persia that popularized the game, organized first competitions and were the biggest reason for the glory it has today.
Chess Federation of Belgrade was founded in 1957 and it is the most important institution for the development of Chess in Serbia.