Fast chess, also known as blitz chess, lightning chess, sudden death, speed chess, bullet chess and rapid chess, is a type of chess game in which each side is given less time to make their moves than under the normal tournament time controls of 60 to 180 minutes per player.
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... Many professional chess players do not take rapid, blitz and bullet chess as seriously as they do chess with standard time controls ... Some dismissive quotes from top chess players on the topic of it are the following "Playing rapid chess, one can lose the habit of concentrating for several hours in serious chess ... player has big aims, he should limit his rapidplay in favour of serious chess." – Vladimir Kramnik "Like dogs who sniff each other when meeting, chess players have a ritual at first acquaintance ...
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