Blindfold King Events

Grandmaster Timur Gareyev is famous for holding the world record for simultaneous games played (with an 80% win rate) while wearing a blindfold — 48 games!  What you might not know is that Timur is also a phenomenal teacher, even for beginners, with a very personable style — a rare find in a player of this strength.  Timur is in residence with HRCA from January 27th-February 6th.  During the time, he is conducting the following events:

Friday, January 28th:  Autograph/Photograph Meet and Greet at the Mid-Atlantic Chess Center (MACC) — completed

Saturday, January 29th / Rescheduled to the 30th:  Grandmaster Mini-Camp at the MACC — completed

Monday, January 31st:  Training with Old Donation School (closed to the public)

Tuesday, February 1st:  Blindfold Workshop at the MACC (open to the public)  6-9 PM — REGISTER HERE

Wednesday and Thursday, February 2nd/3rd:  Training with Old Donation School (closed to the public)

Friday, February 4th:  Autograph / Photograph Meet and Greet at the MACC (open to the public) 5-7 PM — REGISTER HERE

Saturday, February 5th:  Blitz Simultaneous Exhibition at the Hyatt Place Virginia Beach Town Center (open to the public) 12:30 PM — REGISTER HERE