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  Internet Chess Club: Where the Grandmasters Play Online Chess
It is not uncommon to find more than 3,000 chess players hanging out on ICC where more than 100,000 games are played each day.
The town is no stranger to the chess scene, being the home of the 2005 World Cup, and venue to the 2010 Chess Olympiad.
At one point Anand was completely winning in their game, but fortunes can change quickly in blitz, and a costly mistake from Anand gave the game and with it the title to Ivanchuk.
www.chessclub.com   (2009 words)

  
  ScienceDaily: Chess Masters Are Quick On The Trigger
In blitz chess, players have 5 minutes to complete all of their moves, which gives them an average of 7.5 seconds for each move.
What Burns found was that players' rankings at normal chess were remarkably accurate predictors of their rankings at blitz chess, especially among higher-ranked players.
This suggests that the skills chess masters use in normal chess are the same as those they use in blitz chess: lightning-fast intuition.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2004/06/040602060812.htm   (516 words)

  
  Blitz chess - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blitz chess (also known as speed chess or blitzkrieg chess) is a game of chess where each side is given very little time to make all of their moves.
Blitz chess is quite popular on many Internet chess services.
Even faster than blitz chess is bullet and lightning chess.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Blitz_chess   (227 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Computer chess   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The prime motivations for computerized chess playing have been solo entertainment (allowing players to practice and to amuse themselves when no human opponents are available), as aids to chess analysis, for computer chess competitions, and as research to provide insights into human cognition.
Advanced Chess is a form of chess developed in 1998 by Kasparov where a human plays against another human, and both have access to computers to enhance their strength.
Therefore, the fact that the best efforts of chess masters and computer engineers are as of 2003 so finely balanced should probably be viewed as an amusing quirk of fate rather than the profound comment on thought that many in the past, including some of the early theorists on machine intelligence, thought it to be.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Computer-chess   (841 words)

  
 Blitz
Blitz, the German word for lightning, and often used figuratively as in blitzschnell (as fast as lightning), may mean any of a number of things in English:
In English, blitz is also used as a verb, meaning to attack something rapidly, usually in a bathetic sense, as with 'nuke' or 'exterminate', i.e.
The term Blitz (literal translation: lightning) is used in the German language for "extraordinary": like "blitzschnell" for extraordinarily fast, "blitzsauber" for extraordinarily clean, "blitzgescheit" for extraordinarily smart.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/b/bl/blitz.html   (244 words)

  
 Blitz chess - Everything on Blitz chess (information, latest news, articles,...)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Also, a common rule used in "blitz tournaments" is that if you make an illegal move, your opponent may point it out and claim a win.
Blitz or blitzkrieg in chess sometimes means a rapid attack on the f7 or f2 square (see algebraic notation), not necessarily in speed chess.
Chess boxing uses a blitz version for the chess component of this sport.
www.spiritus-temporis.com /blitz-chess   (311 words)

  
 Free Online Chess
Also, a common rule used in "blitz tournaments" is that if a player makes an illegal move, your opponent may point it out and claim a win.
Here is an online chess video demonstrating what it is like to play live blitz chess.
Chess Discussed in the blog "The Zen of Investing"...
www.chessmaniac.com /2006/03/what-is-blitz-chess.php   (344 words)

  
 Chess masters set to compete in world blitz championship - Haaretz - Israel News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blitz chess is played by the usual chess rules, but instead of taking hours, each contestant is allotted just five minutes total for all of his moves.
Israel is considered a chess superpower, largely thanks to the massive immigration from eastern Europe, which brought some of the best players and coaches in the world.
Yet despite being one of the chess capitals of the world, Israel's chess life is conducted in an almost underground fashion.
www.haaretz.com /hasen/spages/758461.html   (595 words)

  
 Blitz Chess Online
Chess online Well, what else do you want?..." "Come, that's right, Count!" cried the staff captain, turning round and Blitz online clapping Rostov on the shoulder with his big hand.
The wide expanse that opened out before Chess the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.
Among Blitz chess the field guns on the brow of the hill the general in command of the rearguard stood with a staff officer, scanning the country through his fieldglass.
avior.shofixti.com /article/blitz%20chess%20online.html   (650 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blitz (magazine)">Blitz (magazine) is a student publication that is run by the Source on the University of New South Wales campus in Sydney, Australia
Blitz (Road Rovers), a fictional anthropomorphic doberman from the action/comedy cartoon Road Rovers.
The Blitz is a radical youth movement in Norway.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Blitz   (457 words)

  
 Linux.com :: Chess engines for Linux
Chess engines for Linux are comparable in strength to commercial chess engines available for other platforms.
XBoard and UCI (Universal Chess Interface) are two of the most popular and widely used free, open source communication protocols that enable a chess engine to communicate with a graphical user interface.
Chess engines are strong tactically but weak strategically, and are much better at blitz chess than at slow chess.
www.linux.com /articles/60859   (2274 words)

  
 GetAFreelancer.com - blitz chess internet site
I aim to establish and run a blitz chess site, and I seek a software developer who can play chess (a natural requirement given the assignment) and an ISP for hosting purposes.
b) a way to establish and run blitz chess tournaments (to be specified).
I look forward to your reply in the first instance as to the feasibility or otherwise of writing of the blitz chess part of the site.
www.getafreelancer.com /projects/metalance_12011.html   (523 words)

  
 An extreme sport for nerds -- blitz chess / Tense matchups feature speedy play, rock-star swagger
This was Sutovsky -- the pale, pear-shaped phenom from Israel's national chess team who just a few years ago became the first Israeli to win the European Individual Championship.
Sutovsky was one of the nerd-king headliners competing this month at the World Blitz Championship of chess, a frantic, nail-biting twist on the ancient game for the extreme-sport generation.
According to the rules of blitz chess, each player receives four minutes and two seconds at the start of the game, and two additional seconds after completing each move.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/17/MNG1JL4QJF1.DTL&type=printable   (840 words)

  
 GameKnot: play online chess
F.A.Q. Play chess online, free online chess games database, bi-monthly chess tournaments, chess league, chess teams, chess clubs and more.
What would people think if there was a seperate rating for blitz chess.
If there will B a rating system for blitz chess, It would B better...
www.gameknot.com /fmsg/chess3/2647.shtml   (91 words)

  
 Chronos Blitz Chess Clock | Chess House
The Chronos Blitz is for those that love a fast paced game!
It weighs less than a pound and is made in the USA of the same quality materials as the Chronos I and II.
Chess Equipment > Chess Clocks > Digital Chess Clocks
www.chesshouse.com /Chronos+Blitz+Digital+Chess+Clock_p/E306.htm   (242 words)

  
 The chess games of Alexander Grischuk
He is a two-time winner of the Ordix Open and won the World Blitz Chess Championship in 2006.
The technology is there to provide first class coverage of chess events, but it seems they still cannot get it right.
He says that the blitz tournament Fischer won was basically an unofficial world blitz championship, so i was wondering if he thought the same about the tournament Kasparov won.
www.chessgames.com /perl/chessplayer?pid=17279   (1033 words)

  
 Chessworld.net Forum - Speed chess
You could have played some blitz chess at the recent Chessworld social.
Anything less is not really "blitz" but rather a sad unattended chat room with chess boards.
We may be having at least two socials in London next year - so creating more opportunities for real-life blitz chess against other members of the site.
www.letsplaychess.com /chessclubs/forums_thread_show_one_posteronleftstyle.asp?forumid=27&ThreadID=5059201   (265 words)

  
 Blitz chess bei Iguu   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Whether serious with your chess or just looking for the occasional game, whether looking for another player or eager to challenge a strong computer, whether you like a blitz ch...
All kinds of practical chess are important and must have its place.
Deutscher Mannschaftsmeister Deutscher Pokal- Mannschaftsmeister Deutscher Blitz- Mannschaftsmeister 1967 1979 1981/1982 1983/1984 1993/1994...
www.iguu.de /Blitz+chess   (367 words)

  
 MathForge.net--Power Tools for Online Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In blitz-chess, players each have five minutes to complete all their moves, which, according to the article, means an average of 7.5 seconds a move.
According to some popular chess movies, blitz chess has been considered less of a dignified game.
I would assume that the converse is true as well: if you have the set of superior slow-chess players and you imply that these are also members of the set of blitz-chess players then it doesn't leave room within the latter set for players who are not skilled slow-chess players.
www.mathforge.net /index.jsp?page=seeReplies&messageNum=597   (593 words)

  
 eBay and Computer Blitz Chess: A Comparison
This person was bidding on a chess set on eBay and at the last possible second his online opponent placed a bid one dollar higher than his, one second before the auction closed.
The analogy between Blitz Chess, or at least the time pressure, and eBay are obvious.
In chess, especially Blitz or speed chess, time is precious.
www.chessusa.com /articles/ebayblitz.html   (768 words)

  
 Chess - MSN Games - Free Online Games
Chess is a classic strategy board game that has been played for hundreds of years.
Each type of chess piece is allowed to make certain moves.
Take your time strategizing each move or speed the game up in the Blitz mode.
zone.msn.com /en/chess   (205 words)

  
 free blitz chess   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blitz chess (also known as speed chess or blitzkrieg chess) is a game of chess where each side is given very little...
FICS - Free Internet Chess Server is a server for chess players to play against each...
whether you like a blitz chess or you are fond of one of the many...
www.free-online-chess-guide.com /32/free-blitz-chess.html   (199 words)

  
 Blitz Theory: How to Win at Blitz Chess   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you play blitz chess or even 10 or 15 minute games regularly like me, this is definitely a good book.
It includes invaluble lessons on what to do with certain amounts of time on your clock, and some different openings, that while not neccesarily the most sound opening to try in a slow game, are perfect for intuitive tactics to come out of in five minute games.
just when i thought all chess books were painful, along comes a book rife with enthusiasm, earthy description, and practical strategies.
www.books4geeks.com /dxbooks4geeks.php?A=0967775205   (132 words)

  
 The Week in Chess
The latest round of the Bundesliga took place 2nd-4th February there is a big chess event in Berlin: Eight teams in the German Bundesliga played against each other.
The tournament organisers were the Bank Pivdennyi and the Association of Chess Professionals.
Peter Leko won the second blitz playoff game against Vassily Ivanchuk in the final, their first three games were drawn.
www.chesscenter.com /twic/twic.html   (1573 words)

  
 Blitz Chess Clock - 'Berlin' Electric Blue - Clear
This product from Chess Baron: The new Berlin Chess Clock in Electric Blue is from the makers of high quality analog chess clocks for the chess market!
This chess clock is for Blitz players and has a setting of 20 minutes max for one rotation.
Chess Baron Chess Sets, Chess Pieces, Chess Boards, Chess Computers, Chess Clocks: Because we know you care - we care.
www.chessbaron.co.uk /chess-CL2010.htm   (147 words)

  
 Best free chess program downloads. Play chess on-line at BlackDog.Virtual Chess 64, Revie. The most efficient way to ...
Chess program software: Play chess on-line, The best internet chess program ever, The most efficient way t and more.
When making a search for "blindfold chess" on the internet you soon find information that one of the most important advances in your chess life is to master the art of visualisation.
The Chess Eye gives you step-by-step exercises which help you to increase your chess visualisation.
www.freedownloadmanager.org /downloads/chess_program_software   (365 words)

  
 World Blitz Chess: Anand falters at the end @ NewKerala.Com News Channel
World Blitz Chess: Anand falters at the end
He resigned two moves later and Ivanchuk was the new world Blitz Champion.
The original number of players at the tournament was 18, but the organisers decided to increase this to include the finalists of the 2006 World Blitz Championship in Israel, Grischuk and Peter Svidler.
www.newkerala.com /oct.php?action=fullnews&id=20958   (666 words)

  
 ChessBase.com - Chess News - Dutch blitz chess marathon
There is place for 200 participants, but since many top grandmasters are present you have to be there in time to secure a place.
For many years my brother has asked me to participate in the Dutch Blitz Chess Marathon.
First you have to be very quick as soon as you can send in your request.
www.chessbase.com /newsdetail.asp?newsid=802   (446 words)

  
 YouTube - Blitz Chess
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Un juego blitz de ajedrez,un SUPER BLITZ !
Finnish Blitz - Be quick or be dead!
www.youtube.com /watch?v=ihM4BobN-RQ   (424 words)

  
 RedHotPawn.com : Blitz Chess microsite
The application may take a few minutes to load on a slow connection the first time you visit RHP Blitz.
This is probably due to a firewall blocking the required port for blitz chess to work correctly.
Note : All blitz games are currently played unrated.
www.redhotpawn.com /blitz/blitzchess.php   (140 words)

  
 World Chess Network is now the new World Chess Live
World Chess Network members: click here to migrate your account.
If you have a particular concern we might help you with, you may reach our support group at support@worldchesslive.com.
World Chess Live, World Chess Network, Chess Live, and World Chess Live are trademarks of World Chess Live, Inc.
www.worldchesslive.com /wcn   (68 words)

  
 www.uchess.com :: Play Chess Online, Blitz Chess and Speed Chess   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Play live blitz chess online for free at uChess.
An excellent interface and a great chess community provide one of the best chess experiences on the internet.
Online Chess - Correspondence chess, chess at your own pace.
www.uchess.com /links.php   (119 words)

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