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pronunciation | ‘zUg-zwang    German, zugzwang means any situation where you face external circumstances that force you to act. But the word has been adapted into a chess term, where it does mean a situation where you can’t act without being damaged by the result.                                    Posted 3 weeks ago with 4,118 notes under zugzwang, origin: german, noun, decision, choice, your move, bad move, situation, situation where every choi

In the original German, zugzwang means any situation where you face external circumstances that force you to act. But the word has been adapted into a chess term, where it does mean a situation where you can’t act without being damaged by the result.