Leo is strategic, the queen on the chessboard, the prime mover of the zodiac.
Like almost all his contemporaries, he saw in politics little more than a chessboard where the people at large were but pawns.
“I like him,” she said, and stepped forward toward the chessboard.
"Maybe my skill will redeem itself to-night," nodded the Quaker, as he rose for the chessboard.
In A we use counters; in B we can employ rooks on a corner of a chessboard.
A chessboard is essentially a square plane divided into sixty-four smaller squares by straight lines at right angles.
Of the divine frivolity of laughter he was only capable over a chessboard.
"The chessboard is in the queen's house, and she is in her sleep at this time," said Eochaid.
He replaced the pieces on the chessboard, and looked for the explanation of failure, but in vain.
Boys and girls are thus sometimes merely "so many pieces on a chessboard," to suit the ambitions of guardians.