Symbolic of being locked in a strategic battle with people or spiritual enemies Also, click to see other meanings of this dream.Chess Mental game of life; see “game”Chess 1. One is involved in a conﬂict with a clever opponent. 2. Take great care when dealing with someone.Chess Or Checkers Dreams of chess or checkers indicate difficulties that may lead the dreamer to new friendships. See Games.Chess False utterances, lies and allegations. Also arguments.