A. Ottoman Empire and Persian Empire

B. British Empire and Russian Empire

C. French Empire and German Empire

D. Spanish Empire and Portuguese Empire

Details About Which two empires were the main players in “The Great Game”:

“The Great Game” describes the 19th-century geopolitical rivalry and battle in Central Asia between the Russian and British empires. The primary actors in the geopolitical struggle for influence and dominance over the region were these two empires. Both empires competed to increase their areas of influence in Central Asia through espionage, military strategies, and diplomatic initiatives.