WWOD – Double Time!

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Both words are German. Both words describe situations in a chess game. Both words are hard to pronounce.

ZWISCHENZUG [n. An “in-between move” in chess which is unexpected and usually changes the evaluation of a combination or position]

ZUGZWANG (S) [n. The compulsion to move in chess where any move would result in loss of position, material, or game]

 

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