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chess

noun [U] uk   us   /tʃes/
A2 a game played by two people on a square board, in which each player has 16 pieces that can be moved on the board in different ways
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in Arabic شَّطَرَنْج…
in Korean 체스…
in Malaysian catur…
in French échecs…
in Turkish satranç…
in Italian scacchi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國際象棋…
in Russian шахматы…
in Polish szachy…
in Vietnamese môn cờ…
in Spanish ajedrez…
in Portuguese xadrez…
in Thai หมากรุก…
in German das Schachspiel…
in Catalan escacs…
in Japanese チェス…
in Indonesian catur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国际象棋…
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