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grand master

or grand·mas·ter (grănd′măs′tər)
1. A chess player regarded as having the highest level of ability.
2. A person of the highest competence or achievement in a field.


1. (Chess & Draughts) chess
a. one of the top chess players of a particular country
b. (capital as part of title): Grandmaster of Russia.
2. (Chess & Draughts) chess Also called: International Grandmaster a player who has been awarded the highest title by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs
3. a leading exponent of any of various arts
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grandmaster - a player of exceptional or world class skill in chess or bridge
International Grandmaster - a chess player who has been awarded the highest title by an international chess organization
player, participant - a person who participates in or is skilled at some game


[ˌgrændˈmɑːstər ˌgrændˈmæstər] n (CHESS)grand maître m
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