fianchetto


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fi·an·chet·to

 (fē′ən-kĕt′ō, -chĕt′ō)
n. pl. fi·an·chet·ti (-kĕt′ē, -chĕt′ē)
The development in chess of a bishop from its original position to the second square of the adjacent knight's file.
tr. & intr.v. fi·an·chet·toed, fi·an·chet·to·ing, fi·an·chet·tos
To develop as or set up a fianchetto.

[Italian, diminutive of fianco, flank, from Old Italian, from Old French flanc; see flank.]

fianchetto

(ˌfɪənˈtʃɛtəʊ; -ˈkɛtəʊ) chess
n, pl -tos or -ti (-tiː)
(Chess & Draughts) the development of a bishop on the second rank of the neighbouring knight's file or the third rank of the nearer rook's file
vb, -toes, -toing or -toed
(Chess & Draughts) to develop (a bishop) thus
[C19: from Italian diminutive of fianco flank]

fi•an•chet•to

(ˌfi ənˈkɛt oʊ, -ˈtʃɛt oʊ)

n., pl. -chet•ti (-ˈkɛt i, -ˈtʃɛt i)
the development of a bishop in chess by moving it to the second square of the adjacent knight's file.
[1840–50; < Italian; see flank, -et]

fianchetto


Past participle: fianchettoed
Gerund: fianchettoing

Imperative
fianchetto
fianchetto
Present
I fianchetto
you fianchetto
he/she/it fianchettoes
we fianchetto
you fianchetto
they fianchetto
Preterite
I fianchettoed
you fianchettoed
he/she/it fianchettoed
we fianchettoed
you fianchettoed
they fianchettoed
Present Continuous
I am fianchettoing
you are fianchettoing
he/she/it is fianchettoing
we are fianchettoing
you are fianchettoing
they are fianchettoing
Present Perfect
I have fianchettoed
you have fianchettoed
he/she/it has fianchettoed
we have fianchettoed
you have fianchettoed
they have fianchettoed
Past Continuous
I was fianchettoing
you were fianchettoing
he/she/it was fianchettoing
we were fianchettoing
you were fianchettoing
they were fianchettoing
Past Perfect
I had fianchettoed
you had fianchettoed
he/she/it had fianchettoed
we had fianchettoed
you had fianchettoed
they had fianchettoed
Future
I will fianchetto
you will fianchetto
he/she/it will fianchetto
we will fianchetto
you will fianchetto
they will fianchetto
Future Perfect
I will have fianchettoed
you will have fianchettoed
he/she/it will have fianchettoed
we will have fianchettoed
you will have fianchettoed
they will have fianchettoed
Future Continuous
I will be fianchettoing
you will be fianchettoing
he/she/it will be fianchettoing
we will be fianchettoing
you will be fianchettoing
they will be fianchettoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fianchettoing
you have been fianchettoing
he/she/it has been fianchettoing
we have been fianchettoing
you have been fianchettoing
they have been fianchettoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fianchettoing
you will have been fianchettoing
he/she/it will have been fianchettoing
we will have been fianchettoing
you will have been fianchettoing
they will have been fianchettoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fianchettoing
you had been fianchettoing
he/she/it had been fianchettoing
we had been fianchettoing
you had been fianchettoing
they had been fianchettoing
Conditional
I would fianchetto
you would fianchetto
he/she/it would fianchetto
we would fianchetto
you would fianchetto
they would fianchetto
Past Conditional
I would have fianchettoed
you would have fianchettoed
he/she/it would have fianchettoed
we would have fianchettoed
you would have fianchettoed
they would have fianchettoed
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