chess player


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Noun1.chess player - someone who plays the game of chesschess player - someone who plays the game of chess
chess master - a chess player of great skill
patzer - a poor chess player
player, participant - a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
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She felt like a chess player who, by the clever handling of his pieces, sees the game taking the course intended.
But man is a frivolous and incongruous creature, and perhaps, like a chess player, loves the process of the game, not the end of it.
SHEA had just beaten me at chess, as usual, and, also as usual, I had gleaned what questionable satisfaction I might by twitting him with this indication of failing mentality by calling his attention to the nth time to that theory, propounded by certain scientists, which is based upon the assertion that phenomenal chess players are always found to be from the ranks of children under twelve, adults over seventy-two or the mentally defective--a theory that is lightly ignored upon those rare occasions that I win.
AN amateur chess player from Swindon has sold a fast-growing tech start-up to chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen.
The founder of Grace World Africa Foundation and former national team chess player, Namasiku Samunzala, said she wanted to grow chess and see many families playing the game.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Chess player Amir Masoud Moradi managed to grab a bronze medal at the International Chess Open 2019 in the Italian city of Bergamo.
Local MP Maria Eagle, herself a former top junior chess player, was in attendance, alongside other women chess players from Liverpool.
Kuwaiti chess player Fatema Al-Zahraa Baqer MOSCOW, Oct 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti chess player Fatema Al-Zahraa Baqer on Tuesday attained the Women Candidate Master (WCM) title during the 43rd Chess Olympiad held in Batumi, Georgia.
Summary: Pune (Maharashtra) [India], June 13 (ANI): In the wake of her stepping down from representing India at the Asian Team Chess Championship in Iran, chess player Soumya Swaminathan on Wednesday said that there is no need for religious or cultural enforcements in sports.
Taiwan is not a pawn, but rather a chess player said Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen during a televised interview yesterday (April 10).
The grandmaster, who was ranked the world's top female chess player at the age of 15, challenged a Russian grandmaster herself when she was 4 years old.