Definition of king's bishop in English:

king's bishop


  • Each player's bishop on the kingside of the board at the start of a game.

    • ‘Notice that the opening of the king pawns allows both players to develop the king's bishops.’
    • ‘Should I try knight to king three or king's bishop to queen's bishop five?’
    • ‘It is important to realise the difference between the kings's knight gambit and the king's bishop gambit.’
    • ‘The author analyzes these lines in chapters based on whether or not white fianchettos his king's bishop.’
    • ‘My opponent uses these moves so as to prevent development of my queen's and king's bishops.’