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What is the Russian word for "Chess"?

American English

chess

шахматы

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