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English definition of “chessboard”

chessboard

noun [C]     /ˈtʃes.bɔːd/ US  /-bɔːrd/
a square board divided into 64 smaller squares , half of which are light and half dark in colour , used for playing the game of chess or draughtsChess
(Definition of chessboard noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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