GM Timur Gareev 50 Boards Blindfold Simul
When: September 21st, 2013, 8am-6pm.
What: GM Gareev will play against 50+ players
simultaneously while he is been blindfolded
Location: Laura Bush Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd. Austin, TX 78733
Purpose: This is a Charity Fundraising event for an Giant Outdoor Chess Garden
at the Laura Bush Library
Requirement: Players must know how to play chess, understand chess rules,
and how to notate chess moves. Every player is required to notate
the entire game.
Rules: Regular Chess Simul rules will apply.
Cost: $25/(player under 18 years old); $40/(adult/18 year-old);
$5 discount for each additional family member. $5/spectator
(library will sell spectator tickets at the door).
Group rate discount is available (no age or rating limits)
(please pay in one online transaction):
$110 when register for 5 players.
$200 when register for 10 players.
$450 when register for 30 players.
Services: Lemonade and water are served to everyone. Cookies and
Baked goods are available for purchase at the library.
Adopt a Giant Chess Piece: All 32 pieces of Outdoor (Teak) Giant Chess are available for adoption. Your name or family name will be engraved on the chess piece. Adoption fees vary depending on each piece. Adoption fees are tax deductible.
Online registration is now open:
9am, Group #1 (ratings over 1500 or anyone) enter game arena. (the first group of players will have a chance to chat with GM Gareev before he begins)
11am, Group #2 (ratings over 1000) enter game arena
1pm, Group #3 (ratings under 1000) enter game arena
3pm, Group #4 (This group is currently FULL)
After online registration with player's information, you will receive an email with detailed information: what Group you will be in and when to arrive at the playing site. Family members and friends (with request) will be placed in the same group. After you finish online registration, please come back to the end of this page to submit entry fee online. Your registration is not completed (seat is not guaranteed) until payment is received. If you have any questions, please contact Julia (512) 905-9969.
Blindfold Simul results will be posted soon!