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.
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.
Even in Inner Mongolia, we have different playing rules in various counties and cities," said Gunbatur, a Mongolian chess player from Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia, adding that the differences had become an obstacle for the promotion of the traditional sport.
Hamish Amla, who topscored for South Africa in the match at Headingly, is also a good chess player.
Along with winning the championship title, Zainab also became the only Sri Lankan chess player to cross the 1900-mark.
Iran's 20-year-old chess player Masoud Mosadeghpour took the silver medal in the Open Rapid category, garnering 5.
KUWAIT, Sept 17 (KUNA) -- Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah congratulated Kuwaiti Chess player, Amnah Al-Awadi, for obtaining the title of a "Woman Candidate Master" during the 42nd World Chess Olympiad that drew to a close Tuesday night in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Ali crowned the king chess player A CHESS player has been crowned king at an open contest.
Many years later, the ECHO reported the Judge as saying: "Never forget that Wallace was a chess player .
In Mediterranean countries, Egyptian chess player Mona Khaled won the gold medal in the 2015Mediterranean Championship.