chess game


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Noun1.chess game - a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific ruleschess game - a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
chess move - the act of moving a chess piece
en passant - (chess) a chess pawn that is moved two squares can be captured by an opponent's pawn commanding the square that was passed
exchange - (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value; "the endgame began after the exchange of queens"
exchange - (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; "black lost the exchange"
check - (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
chess opening, opening - a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess; "he memorized all the important chess openings"
counterplay, counterattack - (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
shogi - a form of chess played on a board of 81 squares; each player has 20 pieces
bishop - (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
black - (board games) the darker pieces
rook, castle - (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
checker board, checkerboard - a board having 64 squares of two alternating colors
king - (chess) the weakest but the most important piece
knight, horse - a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
pawn - (chess) the least powerful piece; moves only forward and captures only to the side; it can be promoted to a more powerful piece if it reaches the 8th rank
white - (board games) the lighter pieces
development - a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess); "after he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter"; "in chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen"
develop - move into a strategically more advantageous position; "develop the rook"
develop - move one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions; "Spassky developed quickly"
stalemate - subject to a stalemate
castle - move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
open - make the opening move; "Kasparov opened with a standard opening"
promote - change a pawn for a better piece by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it to the row closest to your opponent
checkmate, mate - place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game; "Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves"
check - place into check; "He checked my kings"
fork - place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
pin - immobilize a piece
References in classic literature ?
It has given us opportunity to cry `check'in some ways in this chess game, which we play for the stake of human souls.
Afterwards he taught me poker, and I beat him at three tough chess games. When dark came we decided to take the risk, and lit a lamp.
A new champion will be added to the pool of Riot's Auto Chess game. Moreover, a Ranked mode and a three-month season before champion rotation will also be pushed for this title.
"Like a chess game, you have to ponder your moves to win."
The chess game had three different rounds, and one had to win in each round in order to qualify for the next level.
Simply put, the Arab countries have been doomed to live in this hell, a chess game of sorts that is being played by the United States and Iran.
There was once a story about a chess game between two grandmasters.
Lattakia, SANA_ 12-year-old Hussein Abdul-Latif has proved that he is a promising talent in the chess game and managed to compete with adults.
The socio-economic crisis, as reflected in soaring unemployment and inflation rates, the increased cost of living, the depreciation of the Dinar and the deterioration of the purchasing power, was exacerbated by a political deadlock as the desire to be well positioned in the political chess game overrided the need to have efforts focused on devising development programmes, the labour union highlighted.
Mr Jones said it was "shameful" the UK Government had used EU and UK citizens as a "tactical pawn in what is a party political chess game".
But there is a lot of poison in the Balkans, much of it has flowed into our minds and hearts in the bloody chess game of big players and organized criminals, who have invested in politics.