Taking effect from 1 January 2018
Appendix B. FIDE Laws of Chess
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.
B.2 The penalties mentioned in Articles 7 and 9 of the Competition Rules shall be one minute instead of two minutes.
B.3.1 The Competition Rules shall apply if:
B.3.1.1 one arbiter supervises one game and
B.3.1.2 each game is recorded by the arbiter or his assistant and, if possible, by electronic means.
B.3.2 The player may at any time, when it is his move, ask the arbiter or his assistant to show him 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.4 Otherwise, play shall be governed by the Rapid chess Laws as in Article A.2 and A.4.
B.5 The regulations of an event shall specify whether Article B.3 or Article B.4 shall apply for the entire event.