zeitnot

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From German Zeitnot (literally need of time).

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zeitnot (usually uncountable, plural zeitnots)

  1. (chess) time trouble, time pressure, a situation where a player has little time to complete the required moves
    • 2010 August 1, Matan Prilleltensky, “Learning From Your Losses”, in U.S. Chess Federation[1], retrieved 2012-02-11:
      Unfortunately I didn't work it out in my zeitnot.

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