Chess grandmaster Timur Gareyev, also known as the Blindfold King will set a new world record for Blindfold Chess in Las Vegas.
OFF da ROOK Entertainment along with the Las Vegas Chess Center will present a special Blindfold Chess event with the Blindfold King.
GM Timur Gareyev will challenge himself to set the new world record for Blindfold Chess breaking both Najdorf’s record of 45 chess games and Marc Lang’s 46 chess games simultaneously blindfolded. He will do this while riding an exercise bike!
Event is being held on the UNLV campus in the Foundation Building December 3, 2016. Event begins Saturday at 8am.
This event is open to the public to watch. The event will be streamed live www.blindfoldking.com
“Watching Timur play blindfold simuls and blindfold blitz is the most amazing triumph of the mind I’ve ever seen in fifty years of chess.” -Brad Lundstrom, Chess Teacher & Coach at Chessmates, Ft. Collins, CO
About GM Timur Gareyev:
Timur Gareyev is a chess grandmaster originally from Uzbekistan. He has held the rank of 3rd highest rated chess player in the US and top 100 players in the world with a peak USCF rating of 2780. He is best known for his exceptional ability to play Blindfold chess.
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