Word "CHESS" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
Synonyms:
bromus secalinus, cheat

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
Synonyms:
chess game

Crossword Clues for CHESS

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A game with mates The Guardian Quick 22 Jun 2022
In which 'essence' is an intellectual pursuit The Guardian Cryptic 03 Jun 2022
It has thousands of openings New York Times 22 May 2022
Game with queens and knights Newsday 10 May 2022
Game of checkers? Universal 03 May 2022
Activity with castles The Washington Post 15 Apr 2022
Board game The Times Concise 15 Apr 2022
Activity with castles LA Times Daily 15 Apr 2022
Board game The Guardian Quick 01 Apr 2022
'The Queen's Gambit' game The Washington Post 25 Jan 2022
"The Queen's Gambit" game LA Times Daily 25 Jan 2022
Game with a blitz variety The Washington Post Sunday 23 Jan 2022
Spassky's game Eugene Sheffer 18 Jan 2022
The mating game? New York Times 05 Jan 2022
Game of skill The Telegraph Quick 20 Dec 2021
It entails taking men on board, ending with mate The Guardian Cryptic 06 Oct 2021
Game of checkers? New York Times 14 Aug 2021
Mating game Thomas Joseph 06 Aug 2021
Where queens are most powerful Newsday 20 May 2021
Game that can end in two moves Universal 08 May 2021
Spassky's game Eugene Sheffer 03 May 2021
The mating game? The Sun Two Speed 17 Mar 2021
80s musical The Sun Two Speed 17 Mar 2021
"The Queen's Gambit" game Universal 09 Mar 2021
32-piece game Newsday 07 Mar 2021
Nona Gaprindashvili's game USA Today 23 Feb 2021
Judit Polgar's game USA Today 12 Feb 2021
Board game The Times Concise 28 Jan 2021
Board game The Telegraph Quick 24 Sep 2020
Mating activity? Wall Street Journal 18 Sep 2020
Game with two queens USA Today 08 Aug 2020
'The gymnasium of the mind,' per Pascal New York Times 04 Aug 2020
Sophocles dismissed pool with the mating game? Irish Times Crosaire 15 Jul 2020
Ancient board game Newsday 05 Jul 2020
Pastime for Napoleon and Benjamin Franklin New York Times 11 Jun 2020
Musical with the song "Endgame" LA Times Daily 05 Jun 2020
Musical with the song 'Endgame' The Washington Post 05 Jun 2020
Game in Vonnegut's ''All the King's Horses'' Newsday 02 May 2020
Game with queens Universal 22 Apr 2020
Phiona Mutesi's game USA Today 11 Apr 2020
She's desperately after clubs in game The Telegraph Cryptic 06 Apr 2020
Mating game Thomas Joseph 25 Mar 2020
***Game with rooks (1 and 2) Universal 06 Dec 2019
Mate finishes this chapter -- he's succeeded The Telegraph Cryptic 03 Dec 2019
Game with grand masters Universal 03 Dec 2019
Game of kings and pawns Newsday 27 Nov 2019
Game with pawns Thomas Joseph 14 Oct 2019
Game with rooks Thomas Joseph 08 Oct 2019
Game on an 8x8 board New York Times 30 Sep 2019
Quest for a mate Wall Street Journal 19 Sep 2019
*Influential record company named for co-founding brothers Leonard and Phil The Washington Post 05 Sep 2019
*Influential record company named for co-founding brothers Leonard and Phil LA Times Daily 05 Sep 2019
Poem by Jan Kochanowski The Telegraph General Knowledge 12 Aug 2019
Board game The Sun Two Speed 19 Jul 2019
Contest my mate sometimes wins? The Sun Two Speed 19 Jul 2019
Game with knights LA Times Daily 07 Jul 2019
Game with knights The Washington Post 07 Jul 2019
Subject game of this puzzle New York Times 07 Jul 2019
Contest in search of mate The Telegraph Cryptic 04 Jun 2019
Mating game? USA Today 07 May 2019
Game of kings Universal 06 Apr 2019
Game with a mate The Washington Post 31 Mar 2019
Game with a mate LA Times Daily 31 Mar 2019
Promotional activity? The Washington Post Sunday 17 Mar 2019
The mating game? The Telegraph Cryptic 03 Mar 2019
'___ makes man wiser and clear-sighted': Vladimir Putin New York Times 06 Jan 2019
Kingly pursuit? Wall Street Journal 03 Jan 2019
*Influential record company named for co-founding brothers Leonard and Phil
"___ makes man wiser and clear-sighted": Vladimir Putin
Quest for a mate
Kingly pursuit?
Game with a mate
Game with knights
Game on an 8x8 board
Subject game of this puzzle
Game of kings
Mating game?
Game with pawns and bishops Newsday 04 Dec 2018
Game with bishops Thomas Joseph 26 Nov 2018
Bobby Fischer's game USA Today 25 Nov 2018
Google's AlphaZero "mastered" it in four hours The New Yorker 10 Sep 2018
Grandmaster's game LA Times Daily 02 Jul 2018
Grandmaster's game The Washington Post 02 Jul 2018
Mating game The Washington Post 10 Jun 2018
Mating game LA Times Daily 10 Jun 2018
'While all artists are not ____ players, all ____ players are artists' (Marcel Duchamp) The Times Specialist Sunday 29 Apr 2018
32-piece pastime Newsday 11 Apr 2018
Board game with pawns Newsday 13 Feb 2018
Game of strategy The Sun Two Speed 08 Jan 2018
Caught, she's out in game The Sun Two Speed 08 Jan 2018
Fischer's forte The Washington Post 07 Jan 2018
Fischer's forte LA Times Daily 07 Jan 2018
Bobby Fischer's game
Mating game
"I failed to make the ___ team because of my height": Woody Allen
Grandmaster's game
Fischer's forte
Where men are on board ship beside revolutionary The Telegraph Cryptic 07 Dec 2017
Board meeting activity? The Washington Post Sunday 03 Dec 2017
Game with capturing The Washington Post 03 Dec 2017
Game with capturing LA Times Daily 03 Dec 2017
Battle on board revolutionary ship The Telegraph Cryptic 02 Nov 2017
'Life is a kind of ___': Benjamin Franklin New York Times 18 Oct 2017
Deep Blue beat this game’s world champion in 1997 The Times Specialist Sunday 01 Oct 2017
'Mental torture,' per Garry Kasparov The Washington Post Sunday 17 Sep 2017
Musical written by Tim Rice and two members of ABBA The Times Specialist Sunday 27 Aug 2017
Strategic board game Universal 07 Aug 2017
Activity on board revolutionary ship The Telegraph Cryptic 15 Jul 2017
Musical whose plot involves a two-person tournament LA Times Daily 08 Jul 2017
Musical whose plot involves a two-person tournament The Washington Post 08 Jul 2017
Revolutionary seems to lose heart in game The Telegraph Cryptic 07 Mar 2017
Kasparov's game The Washington Post 05 Feb 2017
Game with kings and queens Newsday 22 Jan 2017
"Life is a kind of ___": Benjamin Franklin
Strategic board game
Musical whose plot involves a two-person tournament
Game with capturing
Game with kings and rooks Newsday 29 Aug 2016
It offers checking Wall Street Journal 13 Aug 2016
Game with kings and queens Universal 10 Aug 2016
Many of its pieces are lost during play LA Times Daily 31 Jul 2016
Mating game The Chronicle of Higher Education 08 Jul 2016
Cases in which time is lost in game The Telegraph Cryptic 19 May 2016
It includes a lot of checks Wall Street Journal 13 Apr 2016
Combative deployment of men on board The Times Cryptic 05 Apr 2016
Game with knights and pawns Newsday 30 Mar 2016
'The gymnasium of the mind,' to Pascal Wall Street Journal 26 Feb 2016
It involves a quest for a mate USA Today 06 Feb 2016
Musical about pianist Dame Myra The Telegraph Cryptic 05 Jan 2016
Game with kings and queens
Many of its pieces are lost during play
It involves a quest for a mate
Mating game
Master work?
Game with kings and queens The Guardian Quick 26 Dec 2015
Musical game The Telegraph Cryptic 14 Nov 2015
Match with bishops LA Times Daily 11 Nov 2015
'As elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you could find anywhere outside an advertising agency,' per Raymond Chandler New York Times 24 Oct 2015
The mating game? USA Today 05 Jul 2015
Venerable board game Newsday 28 Jun 2015
The mating game? Premier Sunday 19 Apr 2015
Deep Blue's game Eugene Sheffer 18 Apr 2015
Kind of board Universal 10 Apr 2015
'Heading for Colditz', Nazi musical The Telegraph Toughie 10 Apr 2015
Setting for a castle New York Times 22 Feb 2015
The mating game?
Setting for a castle
Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus musical
Venerable board game
"As elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you could find anywhere outside an advertising agency," per Raymond Chandler
Match with bishops
The mating game?
Kind of board
Game with checks
Game in which pieces can be forked
Game of pawns and kings
It may include a checking account
Game with checks
Magnus Carlsen's game
What a check might be delivered in
Game where the ends of the answers to starred clues are commonly heard
Game with horses
Game with pawns
Fischer's skill
Game played with 32 men
Mating game
Game of strategy
Mating game?
War for 30 men and 2 women?
Game with forks and pins
The mating game
Game with kings and pawns
Game with pawns and knights
Rank-and-file game
Fischer's game
Bogart played it by mail
Activity requiring four bishops
*Musical featuring "One Night in Bangkok"*
It includes a lot of checks
Fischer's game
Game with checks
Benjamin Franklin's "The Morals of ___"
Checkers alternative
Many men get captured in it
Pastime with pawns
Knight's activity?
Its openings are often studied
Game with knights
Activity requiring four bishops
Spassky's passion
Game with 16 men on a side
Game with kings and queens
Knight's realm?
Ancient pastime
Game of kings and queens
Game of kings and queens?
It involves one's quest for a mate
Game with kings and castles
Where there's a quest for a mate
Game with at most one mate
Game with at most one mate
"Through the Looking-Glass" game
Deep Blue's game
32-man game
The mating game?
Game of kings and castles
__ set
Mating game
Game with gambits
Word that can precede the first word of the answers to the asterisked clues
Game with gambits
Mating game
Game that features mating
Word that can precede the first word of the answers to the asterisked clues
"Through the Looking-Glass" game
Game in which mating may occur
Capablanca's game
"Through the Looking-Glass" game
Game with many openings
What a patzer plays
Setting for a check
Speed ___
Fischer's game
32-man game
Its queen is a man
Its queens are men
Where the queen travels farther than the king
It has two kings and two queens
Where the queen conquers more than the king
Fischer's forte
Game played on 64 squares
Grandmaster's game
The mating game?
The mating game
Game played with men and a board
Game believed to be of Indian origin
Endgame game
Mating game
Kasparov's game
Game of bishops and knights
Checking account?
Mating game
The mating game?
Board game
Checking activity
Deeper Blue's game
Venue in which mating occurs
Game of kings and queens?
Kasparov's game
Fischer forte
Game played with bishops
Spassky's game
32-man game
Mating game
"Searching for Bobby Fischer" game
Bishops' game
Board game
Game with checks and squares
Deep Blue's game
Fischer's forte
Game with kings and rooks
Fischer's forte
Game with pins
Board game
Game with 16 men on a side
Where some castles are found
Karpov's game
32-member board
Mating game?
The mating game?
Game of kings and queens
Fischer's field
Game with a Sicilian defense
Battle of wits
Spassky's game
Bishops' game
Deep Blue's game
Popular newspaper column
Kind of board
Castle locale
Deep Blue specialty
Kasparov's game
Board game from India
Black-and-white set
Game born in India
Karpov's forte
This puzzle's theme
1988 Tim Rice musical
Game
Judit Polgar's game
Mating game?
Karpov's forte
Kind of pie or board
The mating game
Bobby Fischer's game
Karpov's game
Where a king may be castled
Board game
Popular pastime in Iceland
Game of strategy
In which a queen is most powerful
Tal's forte
"Looking Glass" game
Fischer's forte
Game
Icelandic activity
Game with men
Morphy's forte
Game for two.
Tal's forte.
Game.
Fischer's forte.
Petrosian's forte.
Forte of Bobby Fischer.
Scheme of "Looking-Glass" land.
Table game.
Theme of the "Looking-glass" tale.
Paul Morphy's forte.
Theme in Looking-Glass Land.
Paul Morphy's game.
Game requiring 32 pieces.
Board game.
Alekhine's forte.
Alekhine's game.
Game of skill.
Larry Evans' game.
Basic idea in "Through the Looking Glass."
Dr. Alekhine's game.
Russia's favorite game, probably invented in India.
A game of pure skill.
Substance of the fantasy is "Through the Looking Glass."
An area of U. S.–Russian rivalry.
"The ___ board is the world."—Huxley.
Bishop's millieu
It has four bishops
Short game?
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