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Famous entities with chess related names

People

  • Shah Rukh - Name of several Moghul princes, named after the shah-rukh fork. (A fork of King and Rook).

Cities

  • Shahrukhiya - Legendary city built on the river Jaxartes by the emperor Timur. The city is thought to be at the location Fanakant.

Other

  • Exchequer - UK revenue department, as in Chancellor of the Exchequer, the word literally means "chessboard".

  • Cheque - Form of monetary tranfer, named after the chess declaration of "Check" .


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