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Synonyms for chess

weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat

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As he spoke he dropped into the chair upon the opposite side of the chess table.
We have a game on Mars similar to chess," he said, "very similar.
As it was, when I had spare moments I spent them playing chess, or going with nice girls who were themselves students, or in riding a bicycle whenever I was fortunate enough to have it out of the pawnbroker's possession.
I played chess with Fyne in the late afternoon, and sometimes came over to the cottage early enough to have tea with the whole family at a big round table.
After tea we would sit down to chess and then Fyne's everlasting gravity became faintly tinged by an attenuated gleam of something inward which resembled sly satisfaction.
A couple of hours afterwards I returned to the cottage for chess as usual.
Hargrave entered the drawing-room a little before the others, and challenged me to a game of chess.
Levin was confirmed in this generalization by observing that his brother did not take questions affecting the public welfare or the question of the immortality of the soul a bit more to heart than he did chess problems, or the ingenious construction of a new machine.
29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new exhibitions, opening Halloween weekend at the World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF), will use the chess board and its pieces as both an interactive learning experience for children and an opportunity to engage the community in a dialogue about race, peace and conflict, and inequality, among other issues.
The world's most prestigious, international chess events are combining efforts to establish a gold standard for the inaugural Grand Chess Tour , an annual competitive circuit for ten of the world's top grandmasters.
For this isn't about conventional chess strategies or even advanced traditional chess; but about three-dimensional chess--and it requires a game board model (sold separately, due to logistics challenges) and advanced playing skills to prove inviting.
Critique: "Model III: The Longitudinal Star Gate 14 Model" is an expertly written and presented gaming theory that will be of particular and intense interest to advanced chess players.
Pupils here were crowned Liverpool Primary School chess champions in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and they were also named Liverpool Catholic Primary Schools chess champions last year.
Stallings, who was a top-ranked chess player in his teens, got back into chess in his late 20s after staying away from the game for years.
Chess, a descendant of the Indian board game Chaturanga; was altered as it migrated across Western Europe around the 10th century.