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GM Timur Gareev to Conduct Blindfold Simul at Lone Star College

Grandmaster Timur Gareev will give a simultaneous blindfold chess exhibition Saturday, Sept. 14, at Lone Star College – CyFair in Cypress.

Gareev will showcase his blindfold talents by taking on eight players at a time in four flights, according to a press release from Lone Star College – CyFair.

The exhibition will take place 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the college’s conference rooms (CENT 152-153). Tentative flight times are at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Admission is $20 for the first family member and $10 for each subsequent family member; and $15 for Lone Star students. All proceeds will be donated to a charity.

Timur Gareev

Timur Gareev

Gareev, one of the highest rated chess grandmasters in the United States, tied for third place in the 2013 U.S. Chess Championship in St. Louis.

Lone Star College – CyFair is at 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress.For more information email Todd Thomas at todd.thomas(at)

Gareev already played blindfold exhibitions, like the one prior to the U.S. Chess Championship in St. Louis.

He also has a habit of playing for charity, as he supported the Faraday Elementary kids team from Chicago.

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