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Noun: fianchetto  ,fee-un'che-tow or ,fee-un'ke-tow
  1. (chess) the development of a bishop by moving it one square to a long diagonal; specifically, a set of opening moves where a bishop is developed to the second rank of the adjacent knight file
Verb: fianchetto  ,fee-un'che-tow or ,fee-un'ke-tow
  1. (chess) to develop a bishop by moving it one square to a long diagonal; specifically, a set of opening moves where a bishop is developed to the second rank of the adjacent knight file

Derived forms: fianchettoed, fianchettoes, fianchettoing, fianchettos

Encyclopedia: Fianchetto