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tsis [tsís.] : chess (n.) [dula]
[ Etymology: English: chess ]
Synonyms: ehedres

Derivatives of tsis

n. (plant)1. bromus secalinus, cheat, chessweedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat.
~ brome, bromegrassany of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions.
n. (act)2. chess, chess gamea board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king.
~ chess movethe act of moving a chess piece.
~ en passant(chess) a chess pawn that is moved two squares can be captured by an opponent's pawn commanding the square that was passed.
~ exchange(chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value.; "the endgame began after the exchange of queens"
~ exchange(chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop.; "black lost the exchange"
~ check(chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king.
~ chess opening, openinga recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess.; "he memorized all the important chess openings"
~ counterplay, counterattack(chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board.
~ board gamea game played on a specially designed board.
~ shogia form of chess played on a board of 81 squares; each player has 20 pieces.
~ bishop(chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color.
~ black(board games) the darker pieces.
~ rook, castle(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard.
~ checker board, checkerboarda board having 64 squares of two alternating colors.
~ king(chess) the weakest but the most important piece.
~ knight, horsea chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa).
~ pawn(chess) the least powerful piece; moves only forward and captures only to the side; it can be promoted to a more powerful piece if it reaches the 8th rank.
~ queen(chess) the most powerful piece.
~ white(board games) the lighter pieces.
~ developmenta state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess).; "after he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter"; "in chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen"
~ developmove into a strategically more advantageous position.; "develop the rook"
~ developmove one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions.; "Spassky developed quickly"
~ stalematesubject to a stalemate.
~ castlemove the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king.
~ openmake the opening move.; "Kasparov opened with a standard opening"
~ promotechange a pawn for a better piece by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it to the row closest to your opponent.
~ checkmate, mateplace an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game.; "Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves"
~ checkplace into check.; "He checked my kings"
~ forkplace under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces.
~ pinimmobilize a piece.
~ queenbecome a queen.; "her pawn queened"