Definition of Chess move
1. Noun. The act of moving a chess piece.
Specialized synonyms: Castle, Castling, Capture, Check, Checkmate, Mate, Gambit
Group relationships: Chess, Chess Game
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chess Move
Literary usage of Chess move
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"By inducing a subject to "think out loud" while he is deciding on a chess move, a protocol of the subject's thinking, as he explores alternative moves, ..."
2. Westminster Papers: A Monthly Journal of Chess, Whist, Games of Skill and by Westminster Chess Club, London (1877)
"Some time ago a letter appeared in this journal, drawing attention to the occasional coincidence of entire games of Chess, move for move. ..."
3. Chess Player's Chronicle (1861)
"An hour over a chess move might do for Methuselah, but not for mortals whose days are but three score and ten. This shows the necessity for fixing a maximum ..."
4. Chess by David Andrew Mitchell (1917)
"The King cannot, however, according to the laws of chess, move to a square commanded by an adverse piece. Nor can the King capture a piece of the opposite ..."
5. A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (1906)
"... Flight, Direction, Expedition, Train, Caravan, Passage, Stroke, Touch, Line, Flourish, Trait of Character, Feature, Lineament, Chess-move, Organ-stop, ..."
6. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"This is a fine chess move! I should never have thought that a general of the coalition would have been capable of it!" exclaimed Napoleon. ..."