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chessboard

[ches-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈtʃɛsˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
the board, identical with a checkerboard, used for playing chess.
Origin
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English. See chess1, board
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British Dictionary definitions for chess board

chessboard

/ˈtʃɛsˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a square board divided into 64 squares of two alternating colours, used for playing chess or draughts
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