OFF da ROOK presents:

GM Timur Gareyev Guinness™ World Record Event

UNLV Foundations Building

Las Vegas, NV

December 4, 2016

moments after win

OFFICIAL 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 unofficial 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).  His attempt is unique because he played his games while riding an exercise bike.

 

Press event links:

http://deportes.elpais.com/deportes/2017/03/15/la_bitacora_de_leontxo/1489591029_680650.html#comentarios

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/feb/10/timor-gareyev-48-chess-games-blindfolded-riding-exercise-bike-leonard-barden

http://www.reviewjournal.com/life/health/inside-the-brain-man-who-can-play-and-win-most-chess-games-blindfolded

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-tricks-of-blindfold-chess-1485526096

https://blogs.faz.net/schachblog/2016/12/06/zum-rekord-gestrampelt-690/

http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-tricks-of-blindfold-chess-1485526096

 

http://www.lasvegaschesscenter.com/gm-timurs-world-record-fm-ntd-tom-brownscombe/
 

http://chessbase.in/news/timur-gareyev-world-record/

https://new.uschess.org/news/blindfold-king-breaks-world-record/#comment-2436

https://www.chess.com/news/view/timur-gareyev-plays-blindfold-on-48-boards-5729

https://en.chessbase.com/post/timur-gareyev-world-record-blindfold-attempt

 

Games:

 

https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/world-blitz-record-2016/1/1/1

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