Winning at Blitz - Genrikh Chepukaitis



Winning at Blitz: A Fun Guide to Blitz Chess
by Genrikh Chepukaitis

Genrikh Chepukaitis, the blitz legend who won St. Petersburg and Moscow blitz championships numerous times, often outpaced Tal, Korchnoi, and Petrosian. One of the strongest blitz players in the world, Genrikh articulated his philosophy on chess with one clever phrase: ‘there’s no need for you to play well—just make sure your opponent plays poorly!’ His book will teach you how to act when your clock is ticking, catch your opponents off guard, put them in serious time trouble, and make them blunder. G. Sosonko, the renown grandmaster and chess writer, kicks off the book with his own fascinating account of Chepukaitis’ chess career. This book will be particularly interesting for those looking to improve their speed chess.

“Genrikh Chepukaitis is an excellent strategist and brilliant tactician. He has been able to win numerous major blitz tournaments because he effectively seeks out complicated positions, which throws many of his opponents, who are used to more conventional play, for a loop.”
– David Bronstein

“Genrikh Chepukaitis is a true master at blitz.”
– Alexander Khalifman

Paperback, 110 pages, Russian Chess House

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