chessboard (plural chessboards)

  1. (chess) The square board used in the game of chess, subdivided into eight rows of eight squares each, the squares in each row and column being of alternating colours.
  2. (topology) A mathematical construction based on this pattern of squares
  • French: échiquier
  • German: Schachbrett
  • Italian: scacchiera
  • Portuguese: tabuleiro de xadrez
  • Russian: ша́хматная доска́
  • Spanish: tablero de ajedrez

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