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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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