chessplayer

chessplayer

(ˈtʃɛspleɪə)
n
(Chess & Draughts) a player of chess
Translations

chessplayer

[ˈtʃɛspleɪər] njoueur/euse m/f d'échecschess set njeu m d'échecs

chessplayer

[ˈtʃɛsˌpleɪəʳ] nscacchista m/f
References in classic literature ?
A good chessplayer having lost a game is sincerely convinced that his loss resulted from a mistake he made and looks for that mistake in the opening, but forgets that at each stage of the game there were similar mistakes and that none of his moves were perfect.
Tuesday he tweeted, "Being recognized by the security personnel at the Athens airport was a famous chessplayer is truly humbling.
Unhappily the greatest chessplayer is a computer programme!
Incidentally, Edgar is also well-known as a local chessplayer and historian of Huddersfield Chess Club.
Mr Hughes' analogy with chess is not a good one - a chessplayer can never be a Grand Master one year and a novice the next!
You use as a chapter heading in your book the following statement by Admiral Mahan: "Force is never more operative than when it is known to exist but is not brandished." More pithily, the great chessplayer Nimzowitsch said that "The threat is stronger than the execution." The Mahan quotation would seem to apply to the offense, yet the chapter where you use it deals with the defense.
Garry Kasparov appears to be arrogant as well,(2) and he is in fact the best (human) chessplayer in the world.
(But her "outrage" was so earnest, so optimistic!) I was a terrible chessplayer, she was wrong, and I lost six games and tied one.
The skills needed to be an accomplished chessplayer are often associated as necessary requirements to obtain success in other intellectual activities.
Elo, The Rating of Chessplayers, Past and Present, Arco Pub., Batsford London, 1978.
(2007) Brain localization of memory chunks in chessplayers. International Journal of Neurosciences 117(12), 1641-1659.
The original work started with the Bratko-Kopec Test in 1982 whereby 24 positions proved very effective in evaluating the leave of both human and computer chessplayers. This led to the development of five tests which comprised the 1997 first edition of this book.