Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chessboard.

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Examples

  • Because negotiation with the Chinese is almost never a "grand bargain" of the type Kane proposes, but rather a subtle and ever-shifting adjustment of pieces on twenty different chessboards.

    David Millar: Why You Should Care About Taiwan

  • By sheer visualization under my eyelids, I constructed chessboards and played both sides of long games through to checkmate.

    Chapter 5

  • In July, the Taliban banned the use of the Internet, playing cards, computer discs, movies, satellite TV, musical instruments, and chessboards after declaring them against Islamic law.

    A Country Called AMREEKA

  • In July, the Taliban banned the use of the Internet, playing cards, computer discs, movies, satellite TV, musical instruments, and chessboards after declaring them against Islamic law.

    A Country Called AMREEKA

  • In July, the Taliban banned the use of the Internet, playing cards, computer discs, movies, satellite TV, musical instruments, and chessboards after declaring them against Islamic law.

    A Country Called AMREEKA

  • The researchers invited a chess master and a weaker player to visit their psychology laboratory at Carnegie Mellon.9 When the players arrived, they asked them to sit at a table where two chessboards were placed in front of them in plain view.

    Choke

  • She also saw several chessboards, their pieces frozen in the middle of various games.

    The Lost Children

  • The researchers invited a chess master and a weaker player to visit their psychology laboratory at Carnegie Mellon.9 When the players arrived, they asked them to sit at a table where two chessboards were placed in front of them in plain view.

    Choke

  • At the end of the B and Q lines, less than an hour from Manhattan, there is a bustling boardwalk where the salwar kameez brushes against the babushka, and the joggers, strollers and roller blades deftly whiz by elderly men hovering around chessboards.

    Endless Summer Is Just a Beach Away

  • She also saw several chessboards, their pieces frozen in the middle of various games.

    The Lost Children

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