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I mean, it was invented back in the 15th century, best we can tell, and it’s still one of the most popular games played around the world today.
31,700,000 games were played on January 20, which set a new site record for games played in a single day, and Chess.com says that they “are now regularly seeing more than one million games an hour.”
As for the server issues, it seems that when the site was originally created, it simply wasn’t built to withstand such huge numbers.
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