Timur Gareyev Breaks Simultaneous Blindfold Chess Record

12.04.16 Playing forty-eight chess games at the same time while blindfolded, Grandmaster Timur Gareyev originally from Ukraine and now living in San Diego, has successfully broken the previous world record of forty-six boards set by Marc Lang of G├╝nzburg, Germany on November 26-27, 2011. The GM finished this amazing feat with a score of 35 wins 7 draws and 6 losses.

GM Timur Gareyev speaks with Jay Stallings after his world-record-setting performance.

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Timur Gareyev in action during his record-breaking simultaneous blindfold simul at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Here are some of GM Gareyev's previous simultaneous blindfold attempts:

Laura Bush Library: first blindfold match vs. four players, with four wins for me
Houston Chess Club: blindfold simul vs. ten players, all games won by me
Checkmate Chess Club, Austin, TX: blindfold vs. twelve players, all games won
Lone Star College-CyFair, Cypress, TX: blindfold vs. 19 players, two loses, one draw
Westlake Chess Association, Austin TX: blindfold vs. 18 players, +17 =1 -0
Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis: blindfold vs 33 opponents



This is an image of GM Gareyev during his thirty-three board blindfold simul at the Chess Club and Scholastic Chess Center of Saint Louis. image courtesy chessbase


An example of what the GM eats to keep his focus during his blindfold simuls. image courtesy chessbase


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