Definition of Chess player

1. Noun. Someone who plays the game of chess.

Specialized synonyms: Chess Master, Patzer
Generic synonyms: Participant, Player



Definition of Chess player

1. Noun. A person who plays chess, especially professionally. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chess Player

chesounable
chess
chess-apple
chess-clock
chess boxing
chess clock
chess club
chess compositions
chess game
chess master
chess masters
chess match
chess move
chess piece
chess pieces
chess player (current term)
chess players
chess set
chess sets
chessboard
chessboard grafts
chessboardlike
chessboards
chessboxing
chesse
chessel
chessels
chesses
chessic

Literary usage of Chess player

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1820)
"Observations on the Automaton chess player, now exhibited in London, at No. 4. Spring Gardens. By an Oxford Graduate. 8vo. is. Hatchard. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished by Henry Howe (1856)
"The Chess-player was a figure as large as life, clothed in a Turkish dress, ... The Turkish Chess-player sat on a chair fixed to the aware chest; ..."

3. Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished by Henry Howe, New York Museum of Science and Industry Library (1852)
"The Turkish Chess-player sat on a chair fixed to the square chest; ... himself Once more at the court of Vienna, accompanied by the Automaton Chess-player. ..."

4. A Record of the Boston Stage by William Warland Clapp (1853)
"Maelzel'ß Automaton chess player. ... Automaton chess player at Julien Hall, puzzled the quid ... chess player ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1907)
"The chess player is usually something more than a mere player of chess. At the same time the cases of idiots savants in various forms of mental activity, ..."

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