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chessboard

a square board divided into 64 squares of two alternating colours, used for playing chess or draughts
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However, what the execution of these opposition members did was serve to clear up Sheikh Hasina's chessboard of one set of enemies in order to move on to the next set.
Technological competition is another chessboard of this new multilevel and multidimensional XXI Century Great Game, where the great actors move their pieces.
Her style assumes start with the move e2-e4 on the chessboard. She chooses the style of play according to the turn of the game.
In 1892, George Nathaniel (Lord) Curzon, the viceroy of India and the foreign secretary of Great Britain, wrote that such remotely romantic names such as Turkestan, Afghanistan, Trans-Caspia, and Persia "were the pieces on a chessboard upon which [was]being played out a game for the domination of the world." In other words, such places and their peoples were pawns in the chess game of major powers.
Pakistan's new premier stands on a giant uncanny chessboard. It is neither of his choice nor of his making.
According to him, 'Buhari is the king in APC Chessboard and Osita Okechukwu and Juliet Ibekaku are pawns.'
In his 1886 novel, Hardy described Dorset's county town as like "a chessboard on a green table cloth".
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Though Malik's face was not visible to the camera, the Bradford-born singer could be identified by a chessboard tattoo on his left forearm.
The video showed him seated at a chessboard, a game he said helped him exercise his brain.
The problems explore divisibility, systems of Diophantine equations, functional equations, inequalities, trigonometry, chessboard problems, invariants, circles, angles, and lengths of line segments.