王手, おうて

  • ōte

Definition of 王手,おうて

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • checkmate
  • check

Related Kanji

king, rule, magnate
hand

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Examples of 王手,おうて in a Sentence

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.
The checked player must find a way for the king to escape and block the check.
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