chess piece


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Synonyms for chess piece

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

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Zhao is an avid player of Chinese chess and when he finds one of his chess pieces missing the black cannon he sends a telegram to a hotel that he previously stayed at requesting the hotel's help in finding it:"Missing black cannon.
Ranging from an eleventh-century Fatimid chess piece to an eighteenth-century Ottoman metal-thread curtain of the Holy Ka'ba door, the sale reflects the remarkable scope of artistic production and craftsmanship in Islamic culture".
The suitably inscribed souvenir rook chess piece in Christie''s sale, the body of which is made from a short length of cable, is believed to be one of those presented to each player as a memento and is estimated to sell for pounds 4,000-pounds 6,000.
To diminish my woe, I burn friend and foe"--to survive the battle, sometimes another chess piece (friend) must be sacrificed
Desired: Seven boxes for moving, a certain blue chess piece now lost, colored beta fish bred in rainwater, red annelids for composting, two million in cold cash overseas, someone to paint a room the color of her mother's eyes, one emerald acre of rainforest anywhere in the world, and lots of broken musical instruments.
Which chess piece always remains on the same coloured squares?
1) College of the Canyons Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies Director Peter Bellas holds a rook chess piece created as a project in one of the courses offered to students.
the use of the initial of the name of the chess piece on the board, instead of the normal symbol that represents the piece).
One player violently slams a chess piece onto the board, exerting way too much energy as he announces, "CHECK
Shapes morph into one another: a flag is also a crowd, a chess piece is also a grenade, a map of South America is also a fist.
Members of the Institute of World Archaeology, affiliated to UEA, discovered an ivory chess piece during an excavation at the ancient Mediterranean city of Butrint in Albania.
After repeated solicitation, the monkey agrees, but this time he devises a scheme to avoid being hit with another chess piece.
The Red Knight, a live chess piece who claims Alice as his prisoner.
Which chess piece can move only one square at a time in any direction?