The Kings Head Guide to French for Chessplayers
Le guide du club "La Tête du Roi" de la langue française pour les joueurs des
This being the Kings Head, it is only appropriate that we cover not
just les échecs (chess), but also phrases for creating a merry ambience at the
après-chess down le pub or le bar.
Les Essentiels Du Bar
Essentiels Des Echecs
The Next Morning
Compiled by Alex Bourke, Kings Head Chess Club, May 1999.
Thanks to Jean-Charles Hannot and Yann Andres, our French members, for checking.
Thanks to Andrew Whiteley, IM, for the loan of Small Chess Dictionary (2nd edition) by Y.
Averbakh, published by Sahovski Informator, Belgrade, 1988. Latest edition available for
£4.95 from Chess & Bridge in Euston Rd.
All info believed correct at the time of publication, but the author accepts no liability
for the consequences of your using any of these words. Discretion when bourré(e) is
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