chessboard


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chess·board

 (chĕs′bôrd′)
n.
A game board marked with 64 squares, used in playing chess.

chessboard

(ˈtʃɛsˌbɔːd)
n
(Chess & Draughts) a square board divided into 64 squares of two alternating colours, used for playing chess or draughts

chess•board

(ˈtʃɛsˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
a checkerboard used for playing chess.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chessboard - a checkerboard used to play chesschessboard - a checkerboard used to play chess  
checker board, checkerboard - a board having 64 squares of two alternating colors
chess set - checkerboard and a set of 32 pieces used to play chess
Translations
šachovnice
shakkilauta
šachovnica
šahovnica
šahovnica
schackbräde

chessboard

[ˈtʃesbɔːd] Ntablero m de ajedrez

chessboard

[ˈtʃɛsbɔːrd] néchiquier mchess club nclub m d'échecs

chessboard

[ˈtʃɛsˌbɔːd] nscacchiera
References in classic literature ?
The parlor was always bright and attractive, the chessboard ready, the piano in tune, plenty of gay gossip, and a nice little supper set forth in tempting style.
Tell the King of Naples," said he sternly, "that it is not noon yet, and I don't yet see my chessboard clearly.
Out here it seemed as though the people of England must be shaped in the body like the kings and queens, knights and pawns of the chessboard, so strange were their differences, so marked and so implicitly believed in.
Your standing army is good, beyond a doubt,--a well-trained machine, an excellent plaything for a General to move across the chessboard.
He said "Good morning" with a slight gasp, remained very still for another minute and then pulled out of his pocket the travelling chessboard, and holding it in his hand, directed at me a glance of inquiry.
A SHOP worker who claimed he wanted a murder victim for every square on a chessboard was yesterday convicted of killing 48 people.
Indeed, Play The Queen's Gambit lives up to its title by demonstrating its points almost entirely through sample games, and is best read with a chessboard nearby to act out the moves and reveal the nuances of chess technique discussed.
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At the chessboard, Jennifer Shahade, 23, the 2004 U.
The Queen Tower presides over the chessboard zone, with its ranks of concrete tables inlaid with black and white tiles, and also acts as sentinel and symbol for the Glendale Chess Club.
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A chessboard has all the elements of one-point perspective, including size change, overlapping, and foreground, middle ground, and background.