counterplayer

counterplayer

(ˈkaʊntəˌpleɪə)
n
(Chess & Draughts) a person who makes a counterplay
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The Wuppertal researchers position the EU as an ecosocial market economy model that can act as a "counterplayer" to the us and the Washington consensus and Washington security agenda.
His counterplayers are as curious about him as he is about them.