Top Definition
A german chess word meaning time pressure, or literally "time emergency". If you are playing a timed chess game and you are very close to having used up your entire allowed time for the game, you have a zeitnot on your hands.
Even thinking about a zeitnot causes me to blunder :(
by Doctor Fishopoulis September 12, 2006

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