chess

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃɛs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tʃɛs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ches)


Inflections of 'chess' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
chess
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Uncountable sense(s): no inflections)
chess
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (For the floating bridge plank)
chesses
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (For the floating bridge plank)
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chess

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. play a [game, round] of chess
  2. always [wins, loses, cheats] at chess
  3. always beats me at chess
  4. never loses at chess
  5. is [learning, playing] chess
  6. [like, love, hate] chess
  7. [likes] playing chess
  8. plays chess [at school, with his grandfather]
  9. My [dad, cousin, grandfather] taught me chess.
  10. the [European, world, American] championship of chess
  11. the [rook, queen, bishop, castle, pawn] in chess
  12. is just like a game of chess
n as adj
  1. is the chess [master, grand master, champion]
  2. [play, take part] in a chess [competition, tournament]
  3. a chess [game, match]
  4. the chess [pieces, players]
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