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English noun: chess

1. chess (plant) weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat

SynonymsBromus secalinus, cheat

Broader (hypernym)brome, bromegrass

2. chess (act) a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king

Synonymschess game

Broader (hypernym)board game

Narrower (hyponym)shogi

Part holonymchecker board, checkerboard, chess move

Domain category membersbishop, black, castle, castle, check, check, checkmate, chess opening, counterattack, counterplay, develop, develop, development, en passant, exchange, exchange, fork, horse, king, knight, mate, open, opening, pawn, pin, promote, queen, queen, rook, stalemate, white

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