Definition of chessboard in English:

chessboard

Syllabification: chess·board
Pronunciation: /ˈCHesˌbôrd
 
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noun

  • A square board divided into sixty-four alternating dark and light squares, used for playing chess or checkers.
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    • The playground is now a more pleasant and interesting place for the children with grid games, such as hopscotch, jigsaws, target games and three chessboards with draught pieces.
    • The stereotypical embodiment of such games is the classic chessboard, in all its variations.
    • Also, it's the number of squares on the chessboard.

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