Definitions for "En prise"
(Pronounced 'ahn pree'): French for "In Take". Describes a piece or pawn that is unprotected and may be captured for free.
A French phrase commonly used by English-speaking players that means in prison. Said of an undefended piece that can be captured. A piece en prise is often the result of a blunder. See also lost position. Category: Glossary 1 visitor(s) thought this was helpful. Do you
This is said of a piece (other than the king) which is under attack.
Keywords:  taken, position
in a position to be taken