What does chess piece mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chessman, chess piece(noun)

    any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess


  1. chess piece(Noun)

    Any of the 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess.


  1. Chess piece

    Chess pieces, or chessmen, are the pieces deployed on a chessboard for playing the game of chess. The pieces vary in how they move on the board, giving them different values in the game. For a standard chess game each player starts with: ⁕1 king ⁕1 queen ⁕2 rooks ⁕2 bishops ⁕2 knights ⁕8 pawns One player is referred to as "White" and the other as "Black". To distinguish between the two, the black pieces are darker than the white pieces. Their colors need not be black and white, but will each normally be a uniform color. The Staunton chess set is the standard style for tournament or casual play. There are many chess variants and certain kinds of chess problems that call for non-standard fairy pieces, although these are not popular and the vast majority of games are played with a standard chess set.

Editors Contribution

  1. chess piece

    A type of piece and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles specific to the rules and game of chess.

    Chess pieces vary according to the designer with a similar theme and different colors according to the game of chess.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chess piece in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chess piece in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Charell:

    Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece.

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