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chess
American English: /tʃɛs/
British English: /tʃɛs/

Translation of chess in Spanish:

noun

  • uncountable
    (before noun) (player/game)
    de ajedrez
    chess clock
    cronómetro (masculine) de ajedrez
    chess tournament
    torneo (masculine) de ajedrez
    Example sentences
    • This gives it a unique character, more akin to a board game such as chess than to a normal card game.
    • The newspaper is particularly useful for those players who want to make progress in chess.
    • The first rule of chess is that the board is to be positioned so that a white square is in the right-hand corner.

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