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checkmate adj

  1. checkmate

checkmate [the ~] noun

  1. the checkmate
    – In chess, a move that wins the game whereby the opponent's king cannot escape. 1

Translation Matrix for checkmate:

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- mate
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- mate
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jaque mate checkmate
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jaque mate checkmate

Synonyms for "checkmate":

Related Definitions for "checkmate":

  1. a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king2
  2. complete victory2
  3. place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game2
    • Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves2
  4. In chess, a move that wins the game whereby the opponent's king cannot escape.1

Wiktionary Translations for checkmate:

  1. conclusive victory in a game of chess
  1. said when making the conclusive move in chess

Cross Translation:
checkmate jaque mate SchachmattSchach: Stellung im Schach, bei der ein Spieler verloren hat, weil sein König direkt angegriffen wird und dieser Angriff durch keinen zulässigen Zug aufgehoben werden kann
checkmate mate schachmattbeim Schach: unfähig, dem Verlust des unmittelbar angegriffenen Königs beim Schachspiel entgegenzuwirken, und damit die Partie verlierend
checkmate jaque mate échec et mat — échecs|fr Position dans laquelle le roi est en situation d'échec imparable et qui marque la fin de la partie.