Under his reign chess was introduced from India, and the famous book of Kalilah and Dimnah was translated.
It's like a chess game, and the humans are pawns to be used and destroyed, he explained.
In Waterside hamlet, adjoining the town, are flour-mills, duck farms, and some of the extensive watercress beds for which the Chess is noted, as it is also for its trout-fishing.
A simple reconnoiter until I have all the pieces to my chess game.
He assisted in clearing the hall for dancing or minstrelsy, and laid the tables for chess or draughts, and he also shared in the pastimes for which he had made preparation.
I like to knit and crochet; I read in the happy-go-lucky way I love, here and there a line; or perhaps I play a game or two of checkers or chess with a friend.
I don't really feel like chess tonight.
He was talking to the countess, and Natasha sat down beside a little chess table with Sonya, thereby inviting Prince Andrew to come too.
In it he wrote on a great variety of subjects, including chess and whist.
Connor suggested a chess match.