Definition of chessboard
: a checkerboard used in the game of chess
Recent Examples of chessboard from the Web
In the lobby of Keene’s Crossing Elementary in Orange, there are tables with chessboard surfaces and game pieces.
A chessboard sits on a card table at the far end of the Baltimore Orioles’ clubhouse, near most of the pitchers’ lockers.
Bezzel asked how many different ways eight queens could be arranged in such a way that no two queens could attack each other, given a traditional 8-by-8 chessboard grid.
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First Known Use of chessboard
CHESSBOARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chessboard for English Language Learners
: a board used in chess that has 64 squares in two colors
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