Chi'nese chess'

a Chinese game, resembling chess, played on a board consisting of two halves, each eight squares by four, with a strip separating them: pieces representing the military of ancient China are placed on the intersections of the lines and the game is won when a general is checkmated.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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