blitz chess


Also found in: Wikipedia.

blitz chess

n.
A form of chess in which all moves must occur during a fixed time, usually three or five minutes per player. Also called speed chess.
Translations
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Dubai: Marvin Marcos dominated the field to rule the Fide-rated blitz chess tournament organised by Dubai Chess and Culture Club last week.
Most of the draws are in quick turns of blitz chess, a fast game played with timers that usually lasts five minutes or less.
Marzouki, then, kick-started the "A" Tournament and played a blitz Chess game with Imene Miladi, Tunisia's U10 Champion and another with President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.
A swift reprisal from the air targeting terrorist hideouts and further retaliation from the terrorists has displayed that that this a regular methodical game has transformed into blitz chess.
I play several games of blitz chess, winning each one.
Nicknamed 'The Human Chess Machine' for the simplicity and speed of his style, Capablanca not only has a claim to be the greatest player of all time, but is also arguably the finest ever player of Blitz Chess, in which players are only allowed five minutes per move.
A PUZZLE: Italian novice Giuseppe Moschetti finds it hard going at the Blitz chess tournament, ending up on 0/9.
BAHRAINI Sara Alafoo and Indian Arpit Hamirwasia claimed the girls and boys titles in the National Day Open Blitz Chess organised by Bahrain Mind Sports Association.
In an era where sporting contests are being served to the spectators in an abbreviated version -- rapid and blitz chess, T20 cricket, five- a- side football etc -- a 12- game World Championships match is still seen as a short match.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's National Chess Team ranked third in the Asian Indoor Games in the Blitz Chess Competitions in Vietnam.
The format includes five and 10-minute blitz chess, and lightning chess, in which a player must make a move every time a 10-second buzzer sounds.
For the more experienced players, opponents can be custom made using any or all of the 24 style-olay attributes, and for adrenaline-pumping action, there's Blitz Chess, which plays a whole game in five or even two minutes.