Associations to the word «Chess»


CHESS, noun. A board game for two players with each beginning with sixteen chess pieces moving according to fixed rules across a chessboard with the objective to checkmate the opposing king.
CHESS, noun. (now chiefly US) A type of grass, generally considered a weed.
CHESS, noun. (military) (chiefly in the plural) One of the platforms, consisting of two or more planks dowelled together, for the flooring of a temporary military bridge.
CHESS BOXER, noun. Someone who participates in chess boxing
CHESS BOXING, noun. A hybrid sport involving alternating rounds of chess and boxing
CHESS CLOCK, noun. A device consisting of two clocks and a switch for running one at a time, used in chess games to measure how much time each player spends.
CHESS MASTER, noun. An exceptionally skillful chess player, especially one who has won a major competition.
CHESS MASTERS, noun. Plural of chess master
CHESS PIE, noun. A pie made with eggs, sugar, vanilla, and cornmeal.
CHESS PIECE, noun. (chess) Any of the 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess.
CHESS PIECES, noun. Plural of chess piece
CHESS PIES, noun. Plural of chess pie
CHESS PLAYER, noun. A human or computer that can play the game of chess, i.e. a player skilled in the game of chess.
CHESS PLAYERS, noun. Plural of chess player
CHESS SET, noun. A set of chesspieces and a chessboard
CHESS SETS, noun. Plural of chess set

Dictionary definition

CHESS, noun. Weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat.
CHESS, noun. A board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king.

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