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speed chess

a game of chess played in a very short amount of time, usually five minutes per player for an entire game.
Also called blitz chess, lightning chess. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for speed-chess

speed chess

a form of chess in which each player's game is limited to a total stipulated time, usually half an hour; the first player to exceed the time limit loses
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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