tie-breaker of predetermined length. The most commonly used are the 9-point tie-breaker, in which the first player to score 5 points is the winner, and the 13-point tie-breaker, which is won by the first player to score 7 points.
Death that occurs unexpectedly and instantaneously or shortly after the onset of symptoms. The most common underlying reason for patients dying suddenly is cardiovascular disease - in particular, coronary heart disease.
A form of play-off in strokeplay competitions used when one or more players tie with the same score. The first person to win a hole outright is the winner; with more than 2 players, a process of elimination is involved.
A time period in a game of chess in which all remaining moves must be completed. The rate of play required by many international tournaments is 40 moves in two hours, followed by 20 moves in one hour, and then half an hour extra for the rest of the game. The third and last part of this time control is known as sudden death, and does not require adjournment. Category: Glossary 1 visitor(s) thought this was helpful. Do you
A period of play taking place when a game is still tied after the deep pool's single overtime period or a shallow bottom pool's double overtime period in which the first team to score is delcared the winner.
Death that occurs less than one hour from the onset of a cardiac event and is unexpected. Sudden death usually is caused by an abnormal heart rhythm (ventricular fibrillation) that develops during a heart attack. Thanks to modern community emergency medical services, up to one-quarter of such fatalities can be avoided by emergency squads performing external defibrillation before the heart attack victim is transported to the hospital.
Sudden death (or a sudden death round) is a way of providing a winner for a contest or game (typically a sport) which would otherwise end in a tie. It provides a victor for the contest without a specific amount of time being required, usually by making the first team or participant scoring in the additional time of play the winner. Sudden death is often referred to as sudden victory in the official jargon of sports utilizing it to avoid the generally negative context of "death".