suimate

noun sui·mate \ ˈsüˌī , ˈsüē+ˌ- \

Definition of suimate

plural -s
1 : checkmate forced by the side that is checkmated called also self-mate
2 : a chess problem in which suimate is required

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Origin and Etymology of suimate

Latin sui (genitive) of oneself + English mate


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