GM Timur Gareyev - the Blindfold King

 


"Watching Timur play blindfold simuls and blindfold blitz is the  most amazing triumph of the mind I've ever seen in fifty years of chess."

 

-Brad Lundstrom,  Chess Teacher & Coach at Chessmates, Ft. Collins, CO

 

"It gives me great joy to know that some day when I look back on all of the athletes I covered in my life, I’ll be able to say the most impressive guy I ever saw was an exercise-bike-riding, walnut-eating, flip-flop wearing, blindfolded chess player."

 

-Shad Powers, Sports Columnist for The Desert Sun

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P R E S S

2018

http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/communities/crescent_city/article_2fbdc324-32e1-11e8-9d81-a7ec622c6ce5.html

 

https://www.hindustantimes.com/other-sports/us-chess-grandmaster-timur-gareyev-misses-car-forced-to-give-walkover/story-YCLCauIeCThhKDAgvmUk1I.html

 

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/first-blindfolded-chess-match-held-in-south-east-asia-with-american-grandmaster

 

https://en.chessbase.com/post/doeberl-cup-2018

https://www.kingscollege.qld.edu.au/news/chess-1-2

 

India 2017-2018

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/chess/us-gm-gareyev-is-top-seed-for-chennai-open-chess/articleshow/62523529.cms

http://aicf.in/bhopal-open-gareyev-leads/

http://www.newindianexpress.com/sport/other/2018/jan/18/chennai-open-chess-tournament-thrish-karthik-stuns-turkish-grandmaster-smooth-start-for-timur-gare-1757958.html

https://www.thestatesman.com/sports/delhi-gm-open-2018-walkover-shocker-for-fourth-seeded-timur-gareyev-1502561651.html

http://www.hindustantimes.com/other-sports/us-chess-grandmaster-timur-gareyev-misses-car-forced-to-give-walkover/story-YCLCauIeCThhKDAgvmUk1I.html

https://www.sportskeeda.com/chess/deepan-shocks-top-seed-garayev-shares-lead-with-karthik

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/garayev-rozum-head-field-for-chennai-open-chess-tourney-118011701044_1.html

http://www.thehindu.com/sport/other-sports/saranya-holds-yuri-solodovnichenko/article22472630.ece

https://in.news.yahoo.com/260-players-fray-chennai-open-chess-143605456.html

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-sports/abhijit-gareyev-to-take-part-in-eka-chess/article21668551.ece

http://www.freepressjournal.in/bhopal/bhopal-chess-tourney-americas-grand-master-takes-the-lead/1193443

http://www.chessdom.com/gareyev-timur-shares-the-lead-in-chennai-open-2018/

https://www.chessbase.in/news/Bhopal_GM_2017_Round_7

https://www.chessbase.in/news/Timur_Gareyev_Blindfold_simul_Mumbai

https://en.chessbase.com/post/if-chess-is-physics-a-blindfold-simul-is-rocket-science

https://www.fide.com/component/content/article/4-tournaments/10645-gareyev-laxman-deepan-tukhaev-among-leaders-in-chennai-open-2018-.html

 

(Russia) Sept & Oct. 2017

http://m.sport-express.ru/chess/news/gareev-dal-seans-igry-vslepuyu-na-24-doskah-1324070/

http://tass.ru/wfys2017/articles/4657913

http://www.evening-kazan.ru/articles/grossmeyster-v-chernoy-maske-vslepuyu-obygral-v-kazani-dvuh-kms-po-shahmatam-no-proigral-lyubitelyu.html

http://www.vverh-tatarstan.ru/news/2017.09.08/Igry-razuma-chempion-mira-po-shahmatam-vslepuyu-mozhet-vybrat-mestom-novogo/1119

https://m.prooren.ru/rossiya-i-mir/16363-vfms-2017-gareev-sygral-vslepuyu-v-shahmaty-odnovremenno-s-24-lyudmi-nahodyas-za-rulem.html

https://media.kpfu.ru/news/timur-gareev-provodit-seansy-igry-v-sahmaty-vslepuu-pomogaut-associacii-elvis-presli-v-usanke

http://m.tatar-inform.ru/news/2017/09/07/571308/

https://m.realnoevremya.ru/news/75805-amerikanskiy-grossmeyster-provedet-v-kfu-seans-odnovremennoy-igry-v-shahmaty-vslepuyu?_url=%2Fnews%2F75805-amerikanskiy-grossmeyster-provedet-v-kfu-seans-odnovremennoy-igry-v-shahmaty-vslepuyu&utm_source=desktop&utm_medium=redirect&utm_campaign=mobile#from_desktop

2017

 

http://abcblogs.abc.es/poker-ajedrez/public/post/record-mundial-de-partidas-ajedrez-ciega-timur-gareyev-19346.asp/

http://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/sep/6/timur-gareyev-rebounds-rule-atlantic-chess/

http://www.salina.com/news/20170917/mind-games

http://m.valleymorningstar.com/news/local_news/article_4fbe0388-c00e-11e6-be33-6b3a7745c851.html?mode=jqm

https://as.com/masdeporte/2017/10/03/reportajes/1507050156_516609.html

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://thedickinsonian.com/news/2017/10/05/chess-grandmaster-challenges-students/&ct=ga&cd=CAEYACoTOTYwMDM4NTg5MTM3NTI0Nzg5NjIaMmMzYzhhMzFkNDA5MmQxMTpjb206ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNGWHQddeQxzVodhAWB_8Ydw4Wd7pA

 

http://www.blindfoldchess.net/images/uploads/timur-gareyev-and-blindfold-chess-by-john-knott.pdf

https://chess24.com/en/read/news/gareyev-gets-guiness-world-record-in-blindfold-chess

https://www.inverse.com/article/29863-timur-gareyev-blindfold-chess-memory?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=on_site&utm_campaign=mobile

https://thefeb.podbean.com/e/038-brains-and-brawn/

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/

2016

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

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/nov/03/inside-the-brain-of-the-man-who-would-be-blindfold-king-of-chess-timur-gareyev?CMP=share_btn_fb

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/nov/03/inside-the-brain-of-the-man-who-would-be-blindfold-king-of-chess-timur-gareyev?CMP=share_btn_fb

http://en.chessbase.com/post/timur-gareyev-breaks-world-consecutive-blindfold-chess-record

http://www.news9.com/clip/12768839/red-dirt-diaries-blind-ambition-drives-chess-grandmaster

https://new.uschess.org/news/timur-gareyev-clinches-the-pacific-southwest-open-by-a-1-5-point-margin/

http://en.chessbase.com/post/the-blindfold-king-vs-the-machine

http://www.whittierdailynews.com/sports/20160507/grandmaster-plays-10-simultaneous-chess-games-blindfolded-in-whittier

 

http://chessmatesfc.com/grand-master-simultaneous-exhibition/#

https://new.uschess.org/news/the-blindfold-king-from-california-to-new-york-city/

 

https://chess24.com/en/community/chess-news/a-knight-to-remember--exeter-hosts-blindfold-simul-by-gm-timur-gareyev

http://en.chessbase.com/post/blindfold-king-timur-gareyev-on-tour

 

http://www.desertsun.com/story/news/local/2016/02/19/blindfolded-and-unbeaten-chess-master-puts-wild-show/80260838/

 

http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20160223/LIFESTYLE/160229845

 

2015

 

http://www.reporterherald.com/news/education/ci_27592255/chess-master-plays-loveland-students-blindfolded

 

http://www.tcaknights.com/blog.html

 

http://chess-news.ru/en/node/20551

 

http://en.chessbase.com/post/breaking-records-in-blindfold-tandem-chess

 

http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/article/20150813/NEWS/150819730

 

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/08/23/chess-notes/pq0uOgGETuKYxqLgV2ZGhO/story.html

 

http://chess-news.ru/en/node/20551?quicktabs_live_ratings=0&quicktabs_social=0

 

http://fox2now.com/2015/03/31/u-s-chess-championships-begin-tomorrow-in-st-louis/

 

2014

 

http://www.vcstar.com/entertainment/blindfolded-chess-expert-keeps-foes-in-check-ep-559018151-351271871.html

 

http://www.toacorn.com/news/2014-08-21/Community/Check_this_out.html

 

http://www.chessblog.com/2014/12/gm-timur-gareyev-wins-american-chess.html

 

2013

 

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_24443104/15-coloradans-challenge-blindfolded-chess-master-at-once

 

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/11/01/chess-grandmaster-takes-on-10-jail-inmates-blindfolded-and-wins/

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/04/chess-grandmaster-timur-gareev-inmates-blindfolded_n_4213770.html

 

http://kalderarchive.blogspot.com/2013/11/timur-gareev-zen-master-of-blindfold.html

 

https://chessdailynews.com/tag/gareev/

 

http://www.chessdom.com/gm-timur-gareev-to-conduct-blindfold-simul-at-lone-star-college/

 

http://www.chessvibes.com/?q=reports/timur-gareev-performs-33-board-blindfold-simul-in-saint-louis

 

http://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2015/09/23/chess-students-take-on-blindfolded-grandmaster-in-group-competition/

 

http://sputniknews.com/world/20130914/183423025/Uzbekistan-born-Grandmaster-Timur-Gareev-Plots-Blindfold-Chess-World-Record.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/20/crosswords/chess/chess-gareev-wins-north-american-open.html?_r=0

 

http://www.nevadachess.org/2013/10/blindfold-simultaneous-exhibition-by-gm-timur-gareev/

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/inmate-checkmate-chess-grandmaster-blindfolded-takes-on-10-prisoners-and-beats-them-all/

 

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/11/01/chess-grandmaster-takes-on-10-jail-inmates-blindfolded-and-wins/

 

http://www.uschesstrust.org/gm-timur-gareev-defeats-29-in-blindfold-simul/

 

http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/local/chess-grandmaster-comes-to-austin-with-50-opponent/nZwh2/

 

http://en.chessbase.com/post/breaking-the-record--a-50-board-blindfold-attempt-120913

 

http://www.uschesschamps.com/news/gm-timur-gareev-defeats-29-blindfold-simul


http://www.uschess.org/content/view/12038/141/

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/inmate-checkmate-chess-grandmaster-blindfolded-takes-on-10-prisoners-and-beats-them-all/

 

2012

 

http://www.texaschess.org/2012/01/gm-timur-gareev-wins-austin-club.html


2010

 

http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jun/20/entertainment/la-ca-0620-chess-20100620

 

http://en.chessbase.com/post/gareyev-captures-jnbs-uwi-masters-in-jamaica

 

2009

 

http://www.uschess.org/content/view/9050/508

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