chess piece


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any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess

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LOUIS, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) unveiled a Guinness World Record today - a chess piece that stands at 14 feet, 6 inches tall and is 6 feet wide at the base.
Which is the only chess piece that can move just one square every move?
Keely would have had nothing to worry about if The Thomas Crown Affair stuck to the original when the big love scene between Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway got the message across through some sexy fondling of a chess piece.
2000: An ivory chess piece was sold at auction for pounds 828,750 -despite the fact that the seller had paid only pounds 1,000 for it three months earlier.
Other listening devices were smuggled into the building hidden in a chess piece, crutch, vaccuum flask, guitar and a bible.
Rather than playing on a chessboard, the two will perform the match on a sophisticated, one-of-a-kind instrument built by the artist; this chess piano sounds a note as each chess piece is played.
R-Games introduce checker players to the world of chess by teaching them the moves of each chess piece while developing an understanding of chess strategy.
A mystery Midland art dealer has pulled off one of the sales of the century after this medieval chess piece (left) bought for less than pounds 1,000 sold at auction for a world record pounds 828,750.
The chess piece is finally found and Zhao is cleared, but the factory Communist Party chief chastises him for sending the telegram anyway.
Which chess piece can capture an opposing piece 'en passant'?
When you have one less chess piece, then another chess piece has to stay out on the board a little bit longer," Helfrich said.
Neal provides a step-by-step, piece-by-piece assessment of moves, strategy, and chess piece formations that takes conventional chess board knowledge and builds upon it.
The book also offers equations that display the mathematical and spatial relationships of the chess piece movement.
Among the 237 objects to go under the hammer, highlights include a life-size portrait of Persian ruler Fath 'Ali Shah, an important Iznik pottery tile depicting the Ka'ba, and an eleventh-century rock crystal chess piece.
They could be hidden in a pack of cards or a chess piece.