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Selfmate

Definition of the noun Selfmate

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noun

  1. [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.

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"selfmate" is a musical album of Mate.

  • released in (11 years ago)

Miscellanea

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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Google previewAnatomy 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 ...

Google previewNabokov and the Question of Morality (2016)

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 ...

Google previewOxford 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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Selfmate Meaning

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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