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checkers

che kerz

  • n  a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces
  • n  an attendant who checks coats or baggage
  • n  one who checks the correctness of something
  • n  one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
  • v  mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
  • v  variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns

  • To the average firehouse or parlor player, checkers is one of the simplest of indoor sports.
  • Today a flotilla of freelance fact checkers make life more difficult for the salaried employees of what has come to be known as the MSM, or mainstream media.
  • Lang has long since moved on from checkers to American technology, which he hustles lucratively in some 45 foreign countries.
News & Articles

  • Checkers' new uniforms
    Wednesday at the Charlotte Checkers offices in the Epicenter, Chief Operating Officer Tera Black unveiled new jerseys for the team.
    June 13, 2013 - WBTV Charlotte
  • Charlotte Checkers unveil new uniforms for 2013-14 season
    The Charlotte Checkers have unveiled new home and road uniforms, which are based on the new look earlier presented by their NHL affiliate, the Carolina Hurricanes.
    June 13, 2013 - WBTV Charlotte
  • Charlotte Checkers unveil new uniforms
    The Charlotte Checkers have unveiled new home and road uniforms, which are based on the new look earlier presented by their NHL affiliate, the Carolina Hurricanes.
    June 12, 2013 - WCNC Charlotte
Quotes

  • Bill Guerin in San Jose Mercury News
    In every sport, doesn't matter what it is-could be checkers or chess-they want to beat the heck out of each other,New York Islanders captain Bill Guerin said.
  • Jacques Lemaire in USA Today
    We tried everyone,coach Jacques Lemaire said. "I got tired of trying the same guys all the time. So I put the checkers in and they did the exact same thing - no goal."
  • Richard Nixon in GovExec.com
    It was a little cocker spaniel dog in a crate that he'd sent all the way from Texas,Nixon said. "Black-and-white spotted. And our little girl, Tricia, the 6-year-old, named it Checkers. And you know, the kids, like all kids, love the dog,...

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