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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A game played by two players in which pieces are moved to try to capture the opponent's king.

Usage examples (37)
  • But in chess as in life, technological edges can cut both ways.
  • Phillies win chess match in resumption of Game 5 - USATODAY. com
  • The queen, in the dull game we call chess, can do almost anything.
  • The word chess comes from the word shah, a Persian word meaning King. for more
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