Chinese chequers


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Chinese chequers

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(Chess & Draughts) (functioning as singular) a board game played with marbles or pegs
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Noun1.Chinese chequers - a board game in which each player tries to move a set of marbles through a set of holes from one point of a six-pointed star to the opposite pointChinese chequers - a board game in which each player tries to move a set of marbles through a set of holes from one point of a six-pointed star to the opposite point
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
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The Chinatown park has four sustainable hardwood playing tables with engraved slate boards for chess or Chinese chequers.
The Chinatown park comes equipped with four sustainable hardwood playing tables with engraved slate boards for chess or Chinese chequers.
It was a bold move given Anderson's total lack of experience in coaching the 15-man code, something that was illustrated early on when he referred to the line-outs as being like Chinese chequers, with the set-pieces being a bit of a mystery to him.

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