British Blitz Championship - practice!

IM Trendle

Hi everyone. Just a quick blog post today. One of the big problems of playing many different types of chess (online bullet, blitz, rapid chess all the way up to a 'proper' 7 hour session) is that it can be hard to adjust to a new time control.

I've been playing a lot of 1min chess on this site recently but today I'm off to play in the British Blitz Championships and the time control is 3min +/2sec a move. With that in mind I've been playing games at this time control. Here is a win from a couple of days ago - not free from mistakes of course but I'm still fairly pleased with it...