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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 ?
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.
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.
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.
The problems explore divisibility, systems of Diophantine equations, functional equations, inequalities, trigonometry, chessboard problems, invariants, circles, angles, and lengths of line segments.
It's around that age when you truly take possession of your city, when it stops being a chessboard around which your mother and father move youfrom basketball practice to dentist appointment to piano lessonor a playground for you and your college buddies, stumbling stupidly from one unlit bar to another, but a real place, the soil in which you will soon set down roots.
Prefabricated trays + chess walls: Ba 1 chessboard 4cm single-sided 2-fold plastered 175 m 2 , Ba 2 schachwand 4cm single sided 2-fold planted 150 m 2 , Ba 1 chessboard 7,5cm single sided 2-fold plastered 2,5 + 5 cm 105 m 2 , Ba 2 chessboard 7,5cm single sided 2-plastered 2.
Incidentally, the Instagram account @ekomsi also posted an image of the same chessboard, with the caption: 'erwin beat me.
Also known as "the Chessboard Killer", Russsian-origin  Alexander Pichushkin killed more than 50 people in southwest Moscow's Bitsa Park between 1992 and 2006.
I started 16 years ago with a chessboard, but that was just black and white.
Once his Sicilian Defence has worked its magic, he will pack up his chessboard and head off to the next game.