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n. (context chess English) A position in the opening of a game that occurs after a sequence of moves that is heavily standardized, and from which the players have many possible moves again.

Usage examples of "tabiya".

When Nynaeve and Elayne went to the Tower, Aes Sedai rarely tested women much older than Tabiya — Nynaeve had been remarked for her age as much as for being a wilder — but perhaps in desperation, the Aes Sedai here had expanded their testing to women even a year or two beyond Nynaeve.