Chessboard (noun)

  1. A board on which the game of chess is played, divided into 64 squares of alternating colors.
  2. A situation or environment that is characterized by a high level of strategy or competition.


The word "chessboard" derives from the old english word "cēs" meaning chess and "bord" meaning board. it is first recorded in english in the 14th century.


  1. I set up the chessboard for my next game.
  2. The chessboard was made of ebony and ivory.
  3. She was a master at manipulating the chessboard of politics.
  4. He always set up the chessboard before a game to make sure everything was in order.
  5. The chessboard of global finance is a complex and ever-changing landscape.
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