Appendix B. Blitz

B.1    A ‘blitz’ game is one where all the moves must be completed in a fixed time of 10 minutes or less for each player; or the allotted time plus 60 times any increment is 10 minutes or less for each player.

B.2    The Competitive Rules of Play shall apply if:

B.2.1    one arbiter supervises one game and

B.2.2    each game is recorded by the arbiter or his/her assistant and, if possible, by electronic means.

B.2.3    The player may at any time, when it is his/her move, ask the arbiter or his/her assistant to show him/her the scoresheet. This may be requested a maximum of five times in a game. More requests shall be considered as a distraction of the opponent.

B.3    Otherwise, play shall be governed by the Rapid chess Laws as in Article A.2, A.3 and A.5.

B.4    The regulations of an event shall specify whether Article B.2 or Article B.3 shall apply for the entire event.