He won 9 of 10 games – and the most difficult task he had to beat was the pedals on the spinning bike – because both broke during the event!
Gareyev had this event as a training session before the world record attempt in Prag in December. He will then meet 47 chess players blinfolded.
You can relive the chess exhibition in Stockholm here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0hm1p7tQTM The sound starts after 30 minutes!
Report by Ingemar Falk