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Definition of the noun Selfmate
What does Selfmate mean as a name of something?
- [chess] A chess problem in which the white player, moving first, must force the black player to deliver checkmate within a specified number of moves.
"selfmate" is a musical album of Mate.
- released in (11 years ago)
Selfmate: A selfmate is a chess problem in which White, moving first, must force Black to deliver checkmate within a specified number of moves against his will. Selfmates were once known as sui-mates.
- also known as 自將死
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Anatomy of a Short Story (2012)
Nabokov's Puzzles, Codes, "Signs and Symbols" by Yuri Leving
A selfmate is a chess problem in which white, moving first, must force black to deliver checkmate within a specified number of moves against a player's will. 2 James Pierce and W. T. Pierce. Pierce Gambit, Chess Papers and Problems ( London ...
Aesthetics, Metaphysics, and the Ethics of Fiction by Michael Rodgers, Susan Elizabeth Sweeney
Dmitri Nabokov remarks in The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov that it “oddly resembles the type of chess problem called 'selfmate'” (643). Selfmate is a problem in which White forces ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
selfmate 7noun [mass noun] Chess a problem in which the solver's task is to force the opponent to deliver checkmate. self-medicate 7verb [no obj.] administer ...
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Video shows what selfmate means. A chess problem in which the white player, moving first, must force the black player to deliver checkmate within a specified ...
Scrabble value of S1E1L1F4M3A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of SELFMATE
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- STEM LEAF
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