[ UK /tʃˈɛs/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃɛs/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃɛs/ ]
- weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
- a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
How To Use chess In A Sentence
- In their houses, they play much at that most ingenious game which we call chess, or else at draughts. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 09 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
- The art of writing a good chess program is thinking of efficient short cuts through the search-space.
- Chess takes the place of all the other passions, and the people in his life, including his parents, become shadowy, meaningless figures.
- The political analyst Nikolai Petrov has described Mr. Putin's predicament using the chess term "zugzwang," in which a player sees only moves that will damage his position, and yet does not have the option of passing. NYT > Home Page
- Meanwhile, all sorts of things that at one time or another were considered tests for artificial intelligence — playing chess, doing integrals, doing autonomous control — have been cracked in algorithmic ways. Wolfram Blog : Stephen Wolfram on the Quest for Computable Knowledge
- Suzy Menkes noted in an article that the jewels the Duchess of Windsor gave Princess Michael included: ‘a gold sunburst suite set with pearls and a pair of emerald panther earrings.’
- The dinner has highlighted the difficulty for the duke and duchess of how careful they should be about where their charitable donations come from. Times, Sunday Times
- An aide said: 'The duchess is cheerful. Times, Sunday Times
- The duke and duchess were caught up in a minor earthquake in Assam last night. Times, Sunday Times
- She rose in rank from fair maiden to fair lady and then to duchess.