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|Noun||1.||chess move - the act of moving a chess piece |
move - (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
capture - the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
check - (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
checkmate, mate - a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
gambit - a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position