15311 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!
my question is similar than the one asked on http://www.chess.com/forum/view/general/is-blitz-chess-good-for-beginners
I am a beginner and I play chess for a while but I still don't improve. I realized I play mostly blitz and bullet. It is fun, but it doesn't help me.
What is the minimum length of a game that could help? :)
10min is enough?
You can probably answer this better than anyone else.
When you play minutes, do you miss a lot of obvious moves that you see later on? Or do you find it hard to spot your own and opponents mistakes that you missed in analysis.
If you're missing a lot of moves that come easy to you in analysis, play slower.
Start studying more than playing i.e. through videos, tactic sites, and books until you're itching to play then apply all the ideas you learned. G15/10 on here is pretty good for this, easy to find games to boot.
I would have said 60 to 90 minutes, though it might be hard to find opponents on a web site. If you want to play "quick," try 30 minutes, but longer is better. You need time to analyze a position and find some of the better moves.
Players the wrong rating
by notmtwain 3 minutes ago
en passant = Cheater!
by sephdemtl 3 minutes ago
Chess for Oldtimers --- Good Idea !
by cabadenwurt 5 minutes ago
5/24/2015 - Too Many Threats, Not Enough Solutions
by G0GETTA 6 minutes ago
Millionaire Chess 2!!
by DamonevicSmithlov 8 minutes ago
Not announcing check in scholastic tournaments
by GreedyPawnEater 10 minutes ago
Magnus playing TIMED blindfold 3 game simul
by chessmaster54458 11 minutes ago
can i challenge some frind in real time game
by stealthfox2 12 minutes ago
My Beginner Mistake: Forgetting the tactic I planned!
by richb8888 14 minutes ago
Chess book for travelling
by candyass4ever 16 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 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!