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chess +‎ -ic


chessic (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Pertaining to chess.
    • 18??, Charles Dibdin, The Chessiad
      The chessic tribes, peculiar in their gait, / Vary their modes of motion; some march straight, / Direct and forward, some oblique...
    • 1964, Chess Review
      As we've already announced, your opponent is in the last stages of chessic caries.
    • 1972, Readings in Psychology Today
      To diagnose your opponent's weaknesses — an over-adventurous style, a dislike for assuming the defensive, overconfidence in certain types of positions, impatience in the endgame, rigidity in choice of openings — requires a psychological as well as chessic analysis.