blitz chess

Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search for "blitz chess" on Google.


chessblitz20
chessblitz20
Location: philippines, Philippines
Joined: 4/13/13
Last Online: 4/13/13
Points: 0 points

  • A New Yorker and a Nomad to Contest Death Match 25

    At the age of 17, GM Boris Avrukh moved from Kazakhstan to Israel. Next month, he will move thousands of miles again, this time to the U.S. IM Yaacov Norowitz's big move? New York to New Jersey. Despite the oceans of difference, the two will conte... | Read More

  • Salo Flohr and the Fickle Winds of Fate

    Salo (short for Salomon) Flohr was born 1908 in Horodenka, which was in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Alas, 1908 was a bit close to WWI (which started in 1914), and when his parents were butchered during the war, Salo and his brother, suddenly... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Sep 13, 2013

    Friday the 13th wasn't too unlucky for the show - we had lots of varied and interesting questions. Today's show was moved back an hour to allow for the finish of the telecast of the 4th round of the Sinquefield Cup. One question involved the Worl... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Mar 15, 2013

    Today's show coincided with the first round of the Candidates Tournament in London. Unfortunately, none of the games were exciting (all draws, most fairly short), so it was not a big topic of conversation. However, I was asked who I thought would... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Dec 21, 2012

    The Mongoose Press Prize for the best question went to LazyChessPlayer for: "One of the rules of blitz games is you can only move when your clock is running and you can not move until your opponent has pressed his clock. Although I heard of thi... | Read More


    • When chess players get ugly over meaningless internet chess

      It's with a mixture of humor and sadness that I present the following. I like to play blitz chess but have had many uncomfortable games wherein the chat was abusive, foul, rude, etc. So now I play with chat automatically disabled. Then, when the... | Read More

    • Exclusive Training With Yasser Seirawan

      Yesterday Sunday the 17th, together with a few club colleagues, I was fortunate enough to attend an exclusive training session with world renowned Chess Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan.We visited Yasser in his house in Amsterdam which has been his mai... | Read More

      • Waldemar
      • | Aug 18, 2014
      • | 1075 views
      • | 10 comments
    • اصول 64 گانه شطرنج: کپسولی، مختصر و مفید

      اصول 64 گانه شطرنج: کپسولی، مختصر و مفید 1. Develop your pieces quickly. 1- سوارهایتان را سریعا گسترش دهید 2. Control the center. 2- مرکز را کنترل کنید 3. Try to put your ... | Read More

    • 2014 Washington International Blitz

      The Washington International Blitz was lots of fun as are most other blitz tournaments. The nice thing about playing in this tournament is that you are almost bound to play against titled players. In rounds 1 and 2 I played against GM Chirila (258... | Read More

    • Confidence is Key

      I have a question for you. Do you play with confidence? If so, are you able to keep that confidence no matter who your opponent is?   I’ve noticed that I don’t play as well when I’m not confident.  When I was rated 1000-1100 I would get ... | Read More

      • dillarse
      • | Jul 9, 2014
      • | 197 views
      • | 0 comments

Video Lessons



  • ALL IN vs FRENCH DEFENCE

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    A lot of players choose to play the french defence in order to slow down the action in the center and hope to play a quiet position. Ladies and gents, here's how you can go ALL IN against the french, especially in blitz! Read More »

  • Tal, Mikhail

    • 25 Reads
    • | 25 Reads

    Mikhail Tal (1936-1992) was a Grandmaster (1957) without being an International Master first.  Tal was not an IM when he won the 24th USSR championship in Moscow in 1957 at the age of 21.  FIDE made an exception to the regulations and aw... Read More »

  • Mexican defence

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    This defence was introduced by the Mexican grandmaster Carlos Torre. The first game with this opening happened in a blitz session between the U.S. Champion Frank Marshall and Carlos Torre, and was played on a ship in their route from U.S. to Baden... Read More »

  • Karjakin, Sergey

    • 26 Reads
    • | 26 Reads

    Sergey Karjaki is a Ukrainian Grandmaster, born in simferopol, Ukraine on January 12, 1990,later moved to russia.   On August 20, 2002, at the age of 12 years and 7 months, he was the youngest grandmaster in history.  He was the world champion ... Read More »

  • Joshua Waitzkin

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    Joshua Waitzkin (born December 4, 1976) is an American chess player, martial arts competitor, and author. As a child, he was recognized as a prodigy, and won the U.S. Junior Chess championship in 1993 and 1994. He is the only person to have won th... Read More »