Chess piece - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Chess piece.

BISHOP
CASTLE
KING
KNIGHT
PAWN
ROOK
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BISHOP
  1. (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
  2. port wine mulled with oranges and cloves
  3. a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
CASTLE
  1. move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
  2. interchanging the positions of the king and a rook
  3. a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
  4. (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
  5. a large and stately mansion
KING
  1. (chess) the weakest but the most important piece
  2. one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
  3. a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward
  4. a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
  5. a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  6. a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  7. United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
  8. United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
  9. United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
  10. preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the lion is the king of beasts"
KNIGHT
  1. a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
  2. originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  3. raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted"
  4. Chevalier
PAWN
  1. a person used by another to gain an end
  2. an article deposited as security
  3. leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
  4. borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
  5. (chess) the least powerful piece; moves only forward and captures only to the side; it can be promoted to a more powerful piece if it reaches the 8th rank
ROOK
  1. (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
  2. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
  3. common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
Clue Database Last Updated: 23/10/2019 9:00am

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