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  1. Standard member HomerJSimpson
    Renouned Grob Killer
    18 Dec '06 21:33
    I like 10/30 that seems to give me enough time to think, where Im not rushing myself, how about everyone else?
  2. 18 Dec '06 21:33 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by HomerJSimpson
    I like 10/30 that seems to give me enough time to think, where Im not rushing myself, how about everyone else?
    3/1
  3. Standard member HomerJSimpson
    Renouned Grob Killer
    18 Dec '06 21:35
    wow, thats quick
  4. 18 Dec '06 21:37
    Blitz I play 5/3 or online I play 2/12.

    For USCF rated speed chess puposes I usually play 10/5 and get reasonable games.
  5. 18 Dec '06 21:37
    I don't think 10/30 really counts as blitz. It would be considered 'rapid' by most people, though.

    As far as blitz goes, I'd say anywhere from 3/0 to 5/5 is good.
  6. Standard member HomerJSimpson
    Renouned Grob Killer
    18 Dec '06 21:39
    oh Im sorry, I need to get up with the terminology
  7. 18 Dec '06 21:40
    Just 5min for me, 1min for bullet and 16min for long games
  8. 18 Dec '06 21:46
    0 22
  9. 18 Dec '06 21:46
    3-0
  10. 18 Dec '06 21:47
    I'm fond of 5/0 or 10/0. Nothing shorter.
  11. Donation !~TONY~!
    1...c5!
    18 Dec '06 21:49
    5 0 or 3 0. Occasionally if I am feeling like a sissy I will add a small increment like 3 1 or 5 3.
  12. Standard member Dragon Fire
    Lord of all beasts
    18 Dec '06 22:29 / 1 edit
    3 10 or 5 5 and I'm unbeatable!

    Edit: OK not unbeatable but at those time limits my grade is 2075.
  13. Donation !~TONY~!
    1...c5!
    18 Dec '06 22:37
    I never understood these outrageous time limits like 3 10 or 2 12. What's the point of blitz if you can gain time up to about 7 minutes and then never lose on time because you have 10 seconds to move!? It defies everything blitz is about. I could play 20 moves on the black side of a Yugoslav in 3 10 and have over 6 minutes!
  14. Standard member Diet Coke
    Forum Vampire
    18 Dec '06 23:08
    I used to play 5 12 even though I didn't need the 12.
  15. Standard member Wulebgr
    Angler
    19 Dec '06 20:50
    For online play, 3 0

    With a board and clock, 5 0

    Everything else gives you too much time for thinking to warrant calling it blitz.