What are the games that originated in India?


Many games that have become famous across the world have its origins in India. Most popular ones are Chess(anciently called Ashtapada, Chaturanga and Shatranj), Badminton, Snakes and Ladders. Others are  Polo (and elephant polo), Ludo (Pachisi or Chausar), Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Card games (Ganjifa) and various martial arts that have been introduced to East Asia by Buddhist monks.