11301 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Many already thought the ratings for these games were rolled into the rating for classical games.
Now there will be less confusion about these being different games.
Are there titles to be earned in rapid chess?
"For players with existing FIDE ratings, their initial rating on both of the new lists will be that rating. Their rapidplay or blitz ratings will be adjusted depending on their results in those forms of chess."
"The first pair of new lists will be published at 1st July 2012. It is anticipated that there will by then have been enough tournaments rated for the new ratings to be meaningful. Thereafter, lists will be published on the 1st of each month. The minimum rating for these lists will be 1000, in line with the lowered floor in the main list."
6. Anybody attaining a rapid rating of 2300+ can be awarded the title of “Expert.”
5. In the past there have been official FIDE competitions for world rapid chess champion. You might be interested to know the titleholders:
a. Garry Kasparov 2001
b. Viswanathan Anand 2003
c. Levon Aronian 2009
d. Gata Kamsky
9. There have also been official FIDE competitions for the title of World Blitz Chess Champions in the past. Here are the winners:
a. Mikhail Tal 1988
b. Alexander Grischuk 2006
c. Vassily Ivanchuk 2007
d. Leinier Dominguez 2008
e. Magnus Carlsen 2009
f. Levon Aronian 2010
"This means that each unrated player will be able to get a FIDE Blitz Rating on the night."
The first rated event is in the books. Now there is speculation of GM titles.
2300 rating for expert? Isn't that kinda harsh? What rating would be required for a grandmaster title? 2800?
This sounds good, like chess.com's separate ratings for bullet/correspondence and the other ones.
Stuff Non-Chess Players Say
by manspider29 a few minutes ago
ღ HOW to make a POPULAR forum thread? ღ
by Chessman265 a few minutes ago
Sexism in Chess ...
by davebrah a few minutes ago
12/12/2013 - Polugaevsky - Szilayi, Moscow 1960
by famousstep a few minutes ago
Daeth Opining: The Future of Chess?
by pdela a few minutes ago
If you could combine two chess pieces powers what would the two pieces be???????
by 3point14times2 2 minutes ago
Who is better Paul Morphy or Magnus Carlsen
by MrDamonSmith 3 minutes ago
Can chess players have bad days?
by 3point14times2 4 minutes ago
0-1: Tarrasch Defense, Schara Gambit
by satxusa 9 minutes ago
Chess rating system
by learningthemoves 11 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2013 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!