A form of chess in which moves must be made at very short intervals.
More example sentences
- We do that to an extent… we have rapid-play tournaments and lightning chess.
- On Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 January a lightning chess tournament will be held in the Heliomare Rehabilitation Centre.
- Several players commented that they would have relished the prospect of playing Jacob, but it appears that he is no easier to beat at lightning chess than in normal chess.