game of skill

Definition of game of skill

: a game (as chess) in which skill rather than chance determines the outcome

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First Known Use of game of skill

1712, in the meaning defined above

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“Game of skill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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