Definitions for kriegspielˈkrigˌspil, -ˌʃpil, ˈkrik-
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krieg•spielˈkrigˌspil, -ˌʃpil, ˈkrik-(n.)
a game using small pieces representing troops, ships, etc., for teaching military tactics to officers.
a form of chess in which players see only their own pieces on a board in front of them and must remember the opponent's moves as told to them by a referee.
Category: Checkers and Chess
Origin of kriegspiel:
1805–15; < G Kriegsspiel=Krieg(e)s, gen. of Krieg war +Spiel game
A boardgame used to train military tactics and strategy
A variant of chess in which players cannot see their opponent's pieces
Origin: From Kriegspiel