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When was Chinese checkers invented?

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Around 1890 is an approximate date regarding the invention of Chinese checkers. The game is neither Chinese nor a form of checkers. Instead, it was invented in Germany. It is based on the game of halma, which was invented in the United States of America around 1883.
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