Definition of counterplay
- Managing your way through these middle rounds will require you to probably play very tight and conservative poker, whereby you will focus more on the quality of your own hands and the playing zones of your opponents rather than on positional requirements or any possible moves or counterplays that might appear to be advantageous.
- —Victor H. Royer
- You're considering your twenty-fourth move of the game. You're thinking of advancing a pawn of your own, to try to get some counterplay going …
- —Robert R. Desjarlais
- As always, the main tension that drives these songs is the counterplay of Paul Desmond's lyrical alto sax and Brubeck's dynamic, off-kilter piano.
- —Matthew Fiander