chess move

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Noun1.chess move - the act of moving a chess piecechess 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
castling, castle - interchanging the positions of the king and a rook
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
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
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Billboard also reached out to music industry lawyers (none of whom are affiliated with either side in the Swift issue and were speaking in general legal terms) to find out if the option of re-recording the entire album by the singer is a potential next chess move.
The people I respect in this industry, I want them to be like, 'Wow, that chess move made a lot of sense.'"
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Drake applauded Pusha T on his song, calling it a "hell of a chess move" that left him with the choices of "going all the way filthy" or appearing weak in the eyes of "rap purists".
It was a superficial but clever political chess move. The sort we used to expect from the SNP.
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Our next chess move was to get dropped off early the next afternoon, since the deer were still coming out at around 3 p.m., and I would quietly hang two stands while C.J.
This means that every chess move carries a certain amount of risk.