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  • adjective rare Pertaining to chess.


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  • When for example, as black, I am playing a Sicilian Najdorf-Variation, and white responds along classical theory, it is the chessic equivalent of a “nice to meet you” conversation at a cocktail party.

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  • : 'MY intent in this Poem was, through the medium of a burlesque battle, to convey to the learner, in an amusing manner, the first principles of the GAME OF CHESS, according to Phillidor [sic]; the value of the PIECES being signified by the rank of the chiefs, and the nature of the moves and operations of the chessmen represented by the modes of march, evolutions, and actions of the chessic warriors.'

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