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Origin of chess1
Words nearby chess
Definition for chess (2 of 3)
noun, plural chess·es.
Definition for chess (3 of 3)
noun, plural chess, chess·es.
Origin of chess3
Example sentences from the Web for chess
We thought this season it would be more fun to just start the chess game right away.‘The Good Wife’ Creators on the Premiere’s Big Cary Twist, Will’s Death, and More|Kevin Fallon|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of his most entertaining books is about Chess Records, the legendary Blues record label.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With Suzanne, Vee saw someone who could be a pawn in her chess game.‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Uzo Aduba on Her Journey From Track Phenom to Crazy Eyes|Marlow Stern|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was like having a chess match against your grandfather, while everyone else played Call of Duty for money.
Russian chess players use an expression known as mnogohodovka, which describes a problem requiring several moves to resolve.Putin’s Police Arrest Pussy Riot Again In Court Crackdown|Michael Weiss|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Colonel would climb up and have forty winks in the top one before the Boy got in for their game of chess.The Magnetic North|Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
General Delamain I discovered was a chess player, and many were the excellent games we played together.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
During his administration England again became a Continental power and played her game of European chess.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Will you three come here to play a game of chess on Friday night at ten?The Making of a Saint|William Somerset Maugham
He found the colonel in his night-gown, and his great chair, engaged with another officer at a game of chess.Amelia|Henry Fielding