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Sunday, October 02, 2011 12:58
Dejan Bojkov is giving two online fundraiser simuls tonight on The Bulgarian grandmaster, whose blog can be read at ChessVibes, is helping the father of one of the best female chess players in Bulgaria, Elitza Raeva. Her father needs a treatment for lung cancer. More info can be found here.
Monday, September 26, 2011 18:18
Veselin Topalov (with 2768 currently the world's number 6) is missing in all of the current and upcoming super-tournaments this year, but the Bulgarian grandmaster will be in action soon. On Monday, October 3, Topalov will be playing a clock simul against the Irish Men's Team: GM Alex Baburin, IM Sam Collins, IM Alex Lopez and IM Mark Quinn. The...
Monday, August 17, 2009 17:13
GM Morteza Mahjoob broke the Guinness Simultaneous Chess World Record. He played against 500 chess players in the biggest simul ever, held in Tehran, which started at 10.00 AM on Thursday, August 13 and finished at 04.00 AM of the next day. Mahjoob scored 397 wins, 90 draws and 13 losses. By Mehdi Mahjoob 29-year-old GM Morteza Mahjoob Zardast (...
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 19:16
Last night, Garry Kasparov gave a simul in the Alfacom studios in Lint (close to Antwerp), Belgium. His opponents: 19 Belgian CEO's and 7 primary school kids. His score: 26-0. The overall result: arguably the best broadcast of a chess event ever. Large pictorial report. Like last year, both Garry Kasparov and his 1993 PCA World Championship...