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OFF da ROOK presents:
GM Timur Gareyev Guinness™ World Record Event
UNLV Foundations Building
Las Vegas, NV
December 3, 2016
GUINNESS™ WORLD RECORD ACHIEVED!
Who: GM Timur Gareyev
What: Most simultaneous blindfolded chess wins
#of boards: 48 (80.2% wins)
Results: 35 wins, 6 losses, 7 draws
When: 3:38am 12/04/16 (Duration: 19 hours)
Where: Foundations Building at UNLV, Las Vegas
Timur Gareyev has been training to break the record for blindfold chess over the course of 2 years. He currently holds two world records. One for Tandem Blindfold Chess with current simultaneous blindfolded chess win Guinness record holder, Marc Lang and a second record for most consecutive rapid blindfold blitz games (64).
This world record was especially unique because Timur rode an exercise bike for the duration of hte event. He only took seven 5-10 minutes breaks.
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