Noun(1) complete victory(2) a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
Verb(1) place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game
(1) Good Chess players rarely play a game to checkmate : they resign when it becomes clear they cannot win in other words, when the game has ceased to be dramatic.(2) if the rebel forces succeed in cutting off the road, they will have achieved checkmate(3) As a consequence, it is theoretically possible to play a perfect game of chess - that is, both players could always work out the exact sequence of optimum moves, right through to checkmate .(4) I really don't believe he will checkmate people.(5) If you know what you're doing, and keep at it long enough, you'll eventually achieve a checkmate .(6) The King is very close to the corner of the board and Black threatens checkmate in two!(7) With its elegiac note of a civilisation falling apart while two old men continue their moves toward checkmate , the story is a luminous exploration of a culture that is both realisable yet tantalisingly intangible.(8) But neither player could deliver checkmate , so a draw was agreed on move 49.(9) To move her bishop to strike his knight would leave the king open on two sides without escape, a checkmate .(10) Can I now just force checkmate with a sequence of checks?(11) Perhaps this checkmate will, over time, deprive the opposition of its support and erode the appeal of democracy.(12) I can just keep on checking you, forcing you to move where I want you to before I bring down my other pieces and checkmate .(13) Throwing in the proverbial towel is, however, not an option according to the rules of this particular contest, which state that the game can only end with checkmate or stalemate.(14) The object of the game is to checkmate your opponent's king.(15) Tomorrow, it's a high stakes game of chess where a checkmate means you might be checked out of Hollywood.(16) A final blow, White now threatens checkmate in one move and Black is lost by force.
(1) checkmate :: checkmate
1. mate ::
2. mate ::
1. advance ::
2. cultivate ::
3. encourage ::
4. forward ::
5. foster ::
6. further ::
7. nurture ::
8. promote ::
Different Formscheckmate, checkmated, checkmates, checkmating
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Checkmate on Sheldon.
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Checkmate would be irreversible."
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