chequerboard


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chequerboard

(ˈtʃɛkəˌbɔːd)
n
(Chess & Draughts) another name for a draughtboard
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In his guise as Chequerboard, John Lambert creates beautiful minimalist guitar driven ambience.
A PETROL thief was being hunted by police - after speeding off without paying in a bright yellow car with chequerboard roof.
Scattered among the chequerboard are silhouettes of prominent locals (standing, sitting, cycling, fishing or walking their dogs) so the mural also has a whimsical, figurative quality.
They have got until the end of January to hand in their designs for the chequerboard.
By introducing the occasional black or coloured inset square tile, or by creating a chequerboard pattern, the patio becomes more formal - look at the tiling patterns of Victorian hallways for inspiration.
The tiles were then placed to give a chequerboard effect.
Anyway, they say, the kuna was the currency in the middle ages, and the chequerboard coats of arms is also an ancient one.