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chequer

(US), checker
any of the marbles, pegs, or other pieces used in the game of Chinese chequers

checker, chequer

One of the squares in a check pattern, contrasted to its neighbors by color or texture; often only two effects are alternated, as in a chessboard. Also see diaper.
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After working with some of the best energy law firms, we decided that Thompson & Knight offered us what we needed -- the most sophisticated practice and a similar client focus," observed Alexandre Chequer of Tauil & Chequer.
Goodwin's successor as RBS chief, Stephen Hester, also enjoyed hospitality at Chequers in the past year.
The total cost last year of official receptions held at Chequers and 10 Downing Street was pounds 136,000.
Morris Muter, managing director of Dysart Residential said: "The Chequers has been a big success, attracting homebuyers moving into the area, as well as local residents looking for a new home.
Homes on The Chequers range from pounds 124,995 to pounds 229,000.
The Blairs knew Mrs Hubble from weekends spent at Chequers - an Elizabethan manor house set in 1,000 acres of Buckinghamshire countryside - during Mr Blair's decade as PM.
Under this offer, Chequers Capital also proposes to Arcelor Group to take a minority stake, for a total amount of 9 million euros, in the share capital of the acquisition vehicle to be set up and controlled by Chequers Capital.