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So i'm ok at standard 15/10 time controls, but at blitz i just suck terribly.....
Now heres teh dilemma..... I practice blitz more to try to get better at blitz..... don't see any progress... ive been the same blitz rating for a month (actually i was higher a month ago )...... either I lose on time in a better position, or blunder terribly.
Should I just give up on blitz for a while and stick to 15/10?
I read that the only way to get better at blitz is to play longer games but then when i come back to blitz im not used to having that little time and get into time trouble
Also I know that blitz games are generally frowned upon but what about 15/10? can they help your OTB chess?
Considering the time controls of tournaments are keep going down----- G/30 seems to be gaining popularity.... 15/10 should be somewhat similar to G/30, no? ausually all my 15/10 games last around an hour
but can playing JUST 15/10 help my 5/0, 5/2?
im thinking my routine now should be
play 2 15/10 games a day, analyze them, etc (about 2 hours)
play 2 blitz games a day, analyze them etc (1 hour)
Tactic trainers/chess tempo (30 min)
Chess book study/going over GM games (1 hour)
instead of what i've been doing recently for the past month which is more like
a bunch of 5/2 games, analyze them,
Why would you waste your time with blitz?
You can try some opening systems like the KIA,and try to play fast but correctly...so it is not a big deal if you spend for example 5 more secs for a move...and also practise at 3/0 games which are fast but not too fast so you can still have a chance for a win or draw on time if u blunder at some point of the game