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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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The F-PACE Chequered Flag is based on the R-Sport model and is fitted with a sport front bumper and black gloss details on the front grille, the side vents and door cladding.
"With this new Chequered Flag special edition - featuring unique colour options and a whole host of upgraded standard features - E-Pace becomes a more enticing package than ever before."
Jaguar says the Chequered Flag models include a whopping PS5,810-worth of additional equipment compared with the F-PACE R-Sport, but with a price that is less than PS3,400 more expensive.
Jaguar has introduced the new 300 Sport and Chequered Flag editions of the F-PACE SUV
Just hours after the Prime Minister appealed to the party to unite behind her plan, former Brexit minister Steve Baker, who quit over Chequers, urged her to avoid a political "accident" and rethink her approach to negotiations with Brussels.
He won a thunderous standing ovation as he urged Tories to persuade the Prime Minister to 'chuck Chequers' and return to the hard Brexit blueprint she set out at Lancaster House last year, when she said she would take the UK out of the customs union, single market and jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.
Mr Johnson also refused to rule out voting against a deal based on Chequers in Parliament even if it meant bringing down the government, when asked repeatedly by the BBC.
An MP at the meeting reportedly said: "Chequers is more unpopular than the Poll Tax.
A total of 500 Stirling voters were asked for their views on Brexit and the Chequers Deal in a telephone poll between August 15 and 16.
Steve Baker stated that May could have a paramount challenge to sell her Chequers plan in a party conference which will begin at the end of September.
Mr Davis said he would vote against the Prime Minister's Chequers plan in any Commons showdown, as International Trade Secretary Liam Fox took a swipe at Chancellor Philip Hammond's no deal warnings.
Pro-Brexit Johnson, who said he resigned because he opposed the plan, slammed the proposals, which were hammered out during a cabinet meeting on Britain's exit from the European Union earlier this month at Chequers, the prime minister's retreat outside London.