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check·er·board

 (chĕk′ər-bôrd′)
n.
1. A board on which chess and checkers are played, divided into 64 squares of two alternating colors.
2. A pattern resembling the alternating squares of such a board.
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checkerboard

(ˈtʃɛkəˌbɔːd)
n
(Chess & Draughts) US and Canadian a square board divided into 64 squares of alternating colours, used for playing checkers or chess. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): draughtboard
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check•er•board

(ˈtʃɛk ərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
1. a board marked into 64 squares of two alternating colors, arranged in eight vertical and eight horizontal rows, on which checkers or chess is played.
2. a design resembling this.
v.t.
3. to arrange in or mark with a checkerboard pattern.
[1765–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.checkerboard - a board having 64 squares of two alternating colorscheckerboard - a board having 64 squares of two alternating colors
checkers, draughts - a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces
chess game, chess - a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
gameboard, board - a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games; "he got out the board and set up the pieces"
chess board, chessboard - a checkerboard used to play chess
square - any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles; "a checkerboard has 64 squares"
diagonal - an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard; "the bishop moves on the diagonals"
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Translations

checkerboard

[ˈtʃekəbɔːd] N (US) → tablero m de damas
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checkerboard

[ˈtʃɛkərbɔːrd]
n (US) (for chess)échiquier m; (for checkers)damier m
adj [pattern] → à damier
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checkerboard

n (US) → Damebrett nt; (= chessboard)Schachbrett nt
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checkerboard

[ˈtʃɛkəˌbɔːd] n (Am) → scacchiera
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From the gaff of one, two gay flags hung limply, one a checkerboard of blue and white squares, the other a white pennant centred with a red disc.
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Consider an 11 x 18 checkerboard. Since 18 [equivalent to] 6 (mod 11 + 1)(6 [not member of] {1, 11, 11 [+ or -] [equivalent to] 4 (mod 6 + 1)(4 [not member of] {1, 6, 6 [+ or -] 1}), and 6 [equivalent to] 1 (mod 4 + 1) (1 [member of] {1, 4, 4[+ or -]1}), after obtaining a solution for a 1 x 4 checkerboard, one can recursively construct solutions for 4 x 6, 6 x 11, and 11 x 18 checkerboards, as shown in Figure 6.
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A checkerboard is marked with eighth-inch holes centered on each square so pegs can be used as checkers.
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"When you replace individual tiles, and they're noticeably whiter, you may want to replace or restore the surrounding tiles, unless you don't mind the checkerboard look," says Stemmerich.
As for design, one idea is to use a checkerboard pattern on the floor, as in this picture, with a band of black up to about the height of the dado rail on the wall.
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