Definition of lightning chess in English:

lightning chess

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noun

[mass noun]
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.

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