Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A boardgame used to train military tactics and strategy
  • n. A variant of chess in which players cannot see their opponent's pieces

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A game in which blocks representing bodies of soldiers are moved on a map: designed to illustrate the art of war.
  • n. A game designed to teach the principles of strategy and tactics.

Etymologies

From German Kriegspiel (Wiktionary)

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