Checkmate

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British pronunciation/t‍ʃˈɛkme‍ɪt/
American pronunciation/ˈtʃɛkˌmeɪt/
Checkmate
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a chess move that makes the opponent's king unable to escape, which means that opponent has lost

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checkmate definition and meaning
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complete victory

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to checkmate
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place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game

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In the chess match, the grandmaster strategically outwitted their opponent, leading to a checkmate in just a few moves.
The chess player, recognizing the checkmate, gracefully decided to give.
The knight forked the opponent's king and queen, forcing them to sacrifice one of the pieces to avoid checkmate.
The chess match tied as neither player could secure a checkmate, resulting in a stalemate.
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