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noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 王手

noun, suru verb
  1. check

Definition and Synonyms for 王手

Check a direct attack on an opponent's king
Synonyms: チェック, 王手
Checkmate complete victory
Synonyms: 王手

Meanings for each kanji in 王手

» king; rule; magnate
» hand

Categories 王手 is a member of

Triumph a successful ending of a struggle or contest
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Chess Move the act of moving a chess piece
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 王手

Sample Sentences for 王手

The checked player must find a way for the king to escape and block the check.
The talented young chess player is very bold. He deliberately lays himself open to attack, makes himself vulnerable and then checkmates his opponent when least expected.

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