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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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It seems that in the global economic game, the US throws the chessboard away when it loses, and uses the geopolitical muscle, without any problem, following the Groucho's Marx doctrine: "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them...
The bustle belied the quiet solemnity in the hotel's grand ballroom, where rows and rows of tables were set with chessboards and about 750 competitors from kindergarten through eighth grade sparred in the Illinois State Chess Championship.
The suggested algorithm has been applied on different samples of the chessboards, for the purpose of explanation; the result of one sample image is shown in different stages of the algorithm.
What about graphability on hexagonal or triangular pavements instead of chessboards?
The final two weeks were devoted to glazing the pieces and making the chessboards.
"Obviously, customers will not stay as long if they need to go outside for a smoke," said Nikos Louvros, who owns a trendy central Athens bar, with laptops and chessboards.
A GOOD MOVE, MATE: A-level student Moray Vincent from Billingham was king of the Cleveland chessboards again in November 1983 after the 18-year-old had added another title to the long list he had won since taking up the game seven years previously.
The atmosphere is hushed in the Be'er Sheva convention center where players from countries are varied as China, Cuba, Armenia, Israel, and United States are matching wits across chessboards in the World Team Championships.
Students select from various media to complete their chessboards and background imagery.
The program's new features include Kasparov training videos, six new highly detailed 3-D chessboards, as well as functions to zoom, tilt and rotate the board a full 360 degrees.
It's no coincidence that those chequered tablecloths look like chessboards.
Local master Joe Ormrod played against all of the youngsters playing on 20 chessboards.