Best Blitz Openings

Best Blitz Openings

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TigerChess
May 28, 2016, 12:00 AM |
2 | Opening Theory

Blitz chess has a nature all its own. With limited time, you should be taking the most efficient route to a better, or playable, position. This series provides strong openings and systems for the blitz enthusiast. GM Maxim Dlugy has the perfect repertoire for your next blitz tournament.

Best Blitz Openings: The Vienna Game Do you want an opening especially for blitz games? GM Maxim Dlugy, one of the best blitz players in the world, shows you how to use the Vienna Game to quickly get a good and playable position. Learn how to throw your opponent off of his or her game when time is ticking down fast! 

Best Blitz Openings: The Leningrad Dutch Dlugy is back with another blitz opening to add to your arsenal. While the Leningrad Dutch is considered positionally suspect by some players, it’s a perfect opening for blitz. White must spend considerable time calculating how to prove any advantage tactically. Learn how some of the best players in the world use this opening as a weapon. 

Best Blitz Openings: The London System Dlugy is back with another intriguing option: The London System. This solid, powerful, and flexible opening is perfect for blitz. Dlugy draws upon the London System’s most famous practitioner — Gata Kamsky — to teach you the main ideas.

Best Blitz Openings: Alekhine's Defense Dlugy has another opening for you to add to your blitz repertoire. Learn how to use Alekhine’s Defense as a speedy weapon in your games as Black. Gain the element of surprise in this underutilized opening.

Best Blitz Openings: Bb5 Sicilian How do some of the top players in the world respond to the aggressive Sicilian Defense? Dlugy shows you one of the main weapons in White’s openings arsenal: the Bb5 Sicilian. This solid opening is perfect for players who want to avoid the sharpest lines in the world’s most studied opening. Incorporate this system into your own speed games now! 

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