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  1. 08 Oct '07 20:40
    can someone tell me what the inc. sec part of the set up means
    for instance a game with 5. min 5 sec. is a 5 min. game but what's
    the 5 sec about?
  2. 08 Oct '07 21:03
    Originally posted by raph24
    can someone tell me what the inc. sec part of the set up means
    for instance a game with 5. min 5 sec. is a 5 min. game but what's
    the 5 sec about?
    It means that you get 5 extra seconds per move. If you use less than 5 seconds on one move, the time you haven't used will be added to your game time. If you'd use exactly 5 seconds on each move, your game time would stay at 5 minutes all the time. If you use more than 5 seconds on one move, the game time starts depleting.
  3. 09 Oct '07 00:20 / 1 edit
    In a 5/0 blitz, you have 5 minutes for the entire game.

    In a 5/5 blitz, you have 5 minutes for the entire game however you are credited with 5 seconds after every move you make. So, you could potentially end the game with more time then you commenced with.
  4. 09 Oct '07 04:17
    thanx
  5. 12 Oct '07 16:28
    Anyone has problems with the blitz page?
    I keep loosing the internet connection (get a message that explorer has encountered a problem and has to shut down- that only happens when I play blitz- very annoying)
  6. 14 Oct '07 06:47
    seems I only finish about one in five games, though everything seems fine from my end
  7. 16 Oct '07 09:54
    Yeah, I just tried to go there and a little red circle with an X in it comes up inside an envelope! I thought perhaps the answer would be on this site
  8. 19 Oct '07 00:03
    Originally posted by raph24
    can someone tell me what the inc. sec part of the set up means
    for instance a game with 5. min 5 sec. is a 5 min. game but what's
    the 5 sec about?
    Who Knows?
  9. 19 Oct '07 01:21
    Does a Blitz game affect my rating?
  10. 19 Oct '07 22:01
    Originally posted by bmartin1
    Does a Blitz game affect my rating?
    No.

    Currently blitz games are not rated - there is a plan (I believe) to add ratings, but these would be separate from your correspondence rating.