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Checkmate occurs when a player has no legal move left and is in check.
1959 Emile Ford &The Checkmates - What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?
The Checkmates' final year was a whirlwind of activity that included a partial deployment aboard George Washington (CVN 73) and a boots-on-the-ground deployment to Iraq.
To meet the demands of this mission, each of the 205 "Checkmates" completed anti-terrorism and desert survival training, in addition to qualifying with the M-16 rifle and M-9 pistol, prior to their deployment.
VFA-211 Checkmates at NAS Oceana use a model operational risk-management program in their maintenance department.
VFA-211 sent a detachment of four FA-18F Super Hornets from NAS Oceana, Va., to NAS Whidbey Island, Wash., between 25 September and 10 October 2008, where the Fighting Checkmates conducted various joint-service exercises.