chess chess  /ˈtʃɛs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  2. (n) 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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Usage(s):

  1. Virtually every nation or people has claimed to have invented chess.
  2. He liked chess and horseback riding as well as motorcycling and engineering.
  3. For over a decade, chess and bridge enthusiasts have lobbied the IOC to allow them to compete in the Games.

News

  1. ‘Computer Chess’ Trailer: The Awkward Adolescence of the Man-Machine

    Every once in a while a movie comes along that can be used as a yardstick to measure just how different people want their movies to be. Computer Chess is that movie for 2013. This period-set story of a weekend competition for chess programmers is a pitch-perfect recreation of early ’80s geek culture — when [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: /Film

  2. Bulletin Board: Chess club plans events in City Park

    The Million Youth Chess Club will host a series of chess events at City Park starting Wednesday. "Open chess" sessions will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday through July 25. Light refreshments will be served.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reading Eagle

  3. Chess master to have exhibition

    One of Ohio's greatest chess players will return to his hometown for a multi-game exhibition.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Marion Star

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Quotes

  1. "The tragedy is that he left this world too early, and his extravagant life and scandalous statements did not contribute to the popularity of chess," Kasparov told The Associated Press.
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Kasparov Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. Mr Obama said that "the days when empires could treat sovereign states as pieces on a chess board are over".
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  3. Gillett said: "There are things going on - there are pieces on the chess board moving but it would not be helpful for us to comment."
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: George Gillett Source: Daily Mail

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