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American English: /ˈtʃɛkˌmeɪt/
British English: /ˈtʃɛkmeɪt/

Translation of checkmate in Spanish:


countable and uncountable

transitive verb

  • darle (jaque) mate a
    Example sentences
    • I had one middle-aged student who stubbornly refused to castle, saying that his King would be trapped in the corner and checkmated.
    • Once Matt checkmated him, and twice Rick stalemated him.
    • I was checkmated on move 27; Mr. Kasparov had moved on to examine the position on the board to my left before I'd even realized that the game was over.
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