chessboard chessboard  /ˈtʃɛs ˌbɔrd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a checkerboard used to play chess

Usage(s):

  1. As Alexander Pichuzkin goes on trial, observers are waiting to find out if the self-confessed multiple killer who used a chessboard to lure his victims achieved his goal.
  2. The chess-boxing combo traces its roots back to a 1992 comic book, titled The Nikopol Trilogy, in which the men of the future box on a chessboard floor.
  3. Hillary and Bill Clinton have ruled the chessboard of Democratic politics for so long that almost no move they make comes as a surprise.

News

  • On the Market: Adolescent's Dream Lists for $5.725M, Shark Tank Included

    There's a home on the market in Marina Del Rey, Calif., just perfect for the latest crop of 14-year-old millionaires. See, it's got all the imperative, totally-not-tacky-at-all amenities of an adolescent dream home: an oversized chessboard, a "disco ball...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Curbed

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Quotes

  1. "I don't want any of you to wonder or worry that the company is being tossed around between me and Liberty as a pawn on a chessboard. It is not," Diller said in a brief note to employees on Friday that was made public in a regulatory filing on...
    on Jun 25, 2007 By: Barry Diller Source: Reuters.uk

  2. "Frankly, the response I am getting is like chess pieces being moved on a chessboard. It is insulting to everybody. You can tap-dance around it all you like, but I will go in to bat for them every day," Fielding said. "With this package you...
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Steve Fielding Source: The Canberra Times

  3. "If you're facing a moving chessboard, it's pretty difficult to know where to make your first move," said Allan Lichtman, a professor of history at American University. "Imagine playing chess if the board keeps changing."
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Allan Lichtman Source: Seattle Times

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