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What is the Dutch word for "Chess"?

American English

chess

schaken

Dutch
Are you wondering how to say "Chess" in Dutch ? "Chess" is the equivalent to Schaken in Dutch, and I’m pretty sure you’ve heard it many times before already. It’s also good to know, that Honkbal means "Baseball" in Dutch, as well as "Basketball" is Basketbal.
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Example sentences
American EnglishWhen you win a game of chess, you say "checkmate".
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