Definition of Chess move

1. Noun. The act of moving a chess piece.

Generic synonyms: Move
Specialized synonyms: Castle, Castling, Capture, Check, Checkmate, Mate, Gambit
Group relationships: Chess, Chess Game

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chess Move

chess boxing
chess clock
chess club
chess compositions
chess game
chess master
chess masters
chess match
chess move (current term)
chess piece
chess pieces
chess player
chess players
chess set
chess sets
chessboard grafts

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. ..."

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