Definition of simul in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsiməl/ /ˈsɪməl/


  • A display in which a player plays a number of games simultaneously against different opponents.

    ‘Included are games Alekhine played in a simul and giving odds!’
    • ‘In addition to various simuls and lectures, Karpov played a couple of exhibition matches against the local talent.’
    • ‘Several dozens chess masters gave simuls.’
    • ‘And that's probably just as well, since he's still strong enough to take on most of his contemporaries in a simul!’
    • ‘At another place, the organizer could not be found until a few minutes before the start of the simul.’


1960s abbreviation of simultaneous.