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.

Origin:

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.

Examples:

  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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