a game of chess played in a very short amount of time, usually five minutes per player for an entire game.
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Also called blitz chess, lightning chess .
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British Dictionary definitions for 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
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