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The book Bullet Chess One Minute To Mate by Hikaru Nakamura and Bruce Seirawan is one of the few books on the subject it is full of useful information. http://www.amazon.com/Bullet-Chess-One-Minute-Mate/dp/1888690674
I think anyone who has ever studied and practised a musical instrument seriously, knows that slow, conscious and deliberate practice is the key to flawless, clean and fast execution of difficult patterns and licks.
I suspect that this principle applies to many things in life, including chess...
The co-author was Bruce Harper.
NM Aww-rats (quoted several times already) said: "you actually hurt your chess by playing blitz and bullet chess. You learn to play impulsive moves." I think the key is the word "impulsive". To play your best game, regardless of time control, play every move as if it's the MOST IMPORTANT MOVE OF THE GAME, because it is.
I have played many 5-minute games with the attitude of, "If I win, I win. If I lose, who cares?" It's fun to play with that attitude, but it does not improve your game.
Study endgames. Cheers :)
$200 to spend
by Eyechess a few minutes ago
Isn't It Impossible to Compare Players From Different Eras?
by 0110001101101000 4 minutes ago
Is there any chance that a 1300 rated player can beat a 2700 rated player?
by DjonniDerevnja 5 minutes ago
Can anyone help me analyze this game?
by slaysicilian 9 minutes ago
My new board is here!
by JonThePawn 9 minutes ago
System against white (french or stonewall dutch)
by slaysicilian 16 minutes ago
How black and white are assigned?
by 0110001101101000 18 minutes ago
What if you saw more than the board?
by Rob3rtJamesFischer 18 minutes ago
Tired of sandbagging players
by lutak22 22 minutes ago
Largest Numbers of moves played in a blitz match$$$
by Destroyer_Mark_1420 28 minutes ago
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