Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. It is one of the world`s most popular games, played by millions of people worldwide in homes, parks, clubs, online, by correspondence, and in tournaments. Each player begins the game with 16 pieces: one king,....
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Chess

• (n.) A game played on a chessboard, by two persons, with two differently colored sets of men, sixteen in each set. Each player has a king, a queen, two bishops, two knights, two castles or rooks, and eight pawns. • (n.) A species of brome grass (Bromus secalinus) which is a troublesome weed in wheat fields, and is often erroneously rega...
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chess

chess game noun a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent`s king
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Click images to enlargeBoard game originating as early as the 2nd century. Two players use 16 pieces each, on a board of 64 squares of alternating colour (usually black and white), to try to force the opponent into a position (`checkmate`) where the main piece (the king) is threatened and cannot move to another ...
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Chess

[Mac OS] Chess is a chess game for OS X, and its progenitor, OPENSTEP, featuring a high-quality graphical display and support for chess variants such as crazyhouse and suicide chess. Also included are different skins featuring metal, grass, marble and wood (for both chess pieces and chessboard). It is bundled with the OS X operating system ...
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Chess

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Chess

Chess noun [ Middle English ches , French échecs , prop. plural of échec check. See 1st Check .] A game played on a chessboard, by two persons, with two differently colored sets of men, sixteen in each set. Each player has a king, a queen, two bishops, two knights, two cast...
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chess

A game of strategy for two players that probably originated in India, though the earliest documentary references are in Chinese and Persian texts in about A.D. 600. Each player has 16 pieces, either black or white, consisting of eight pawns, two rooks (also known as castles), two knights, two bishop...
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Chess

Chess is a well-known game of great antiquity and of eastern origin, having probably arisen in India, and thence spread through Persia and Arabia to Europe. The name itself as well as many of the terms used in the game are clearly of eastern origin, the word chess being formed from the old French eschecs, from Persian shah, a king; rook is from the...
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chess

chess, game for two players played on a square board composed of 64 square spaces, alternately dark and light in color.Sections in this article:IntroductionBasic RulesHistoryBibliography
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chess

one of the oldest and most popular board games, played by two opponents on a checkered board with specially designed pieces of contrasting colours, ... [35 related articles]
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[n] - weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat 2. [n] - a game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
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