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Timur Gareyev, Blindfold chess, chess camps

Blindfold Simul with GM Timur Gareyev, May 13, 2017. Location: Salina Christian Academy, 10 boards, $25, starts 3pm, Reg: 2:15 - 2:45 pm. Audience invited. Reg: Carlene Jackson: 620-278-6270

Wes Koehler

A Battle of the Minds: An Evening with Wes Koehler

May 20th, 2017

Where: Karpov School of Chess, 106 S. Main St., Lindsborg, KS. (parking available in front of building or along Main St.)

Check-in: 2:15pm – 2:45pm; Lecture will start at 3:00pm with a break then the simul to follow

Fees: $10.00

What: Chess lecture & simul with Wes Koehler

Equipment: Please bring boards (for the chess simul)

Contact Info: Joe Woehl – 785-392-7696 ; email:

Concessions: Available between lecture & chess simul

Directions: Travel South on Highway 81 to Lindsborg. Get off on exit 78. Turn right onto KS-4W. Drive past Bethany College then turn right on East Lincoln St. Make a left on South Main and go towards the Karpov School of Chess. Park along the street and enter through the front door

U.S. Blind Chess Championships
2017 U.S. Blind Chess Championship

2017 U.S. Blind Chess Championship in Lindsborg, KS.

Sept. 15-16 (Fri&Sat), Lindsborg. Lindsborg is a small safe community of 3,000 people. 4 SS or 4 RR (depends on #of players), G/135 d0. EF: Free. Playing site: Karpov School, 106 S. Main St, Lindsborg. Reg. must be received by Sep. 1, 2017: Contact: Anna James 785-227-7555, Onsite Thurs. Sept. 14: 5-8 pm, Fri. Sept. 15: 9-9:30 am. Rds: Fri. Sep. 15: 10-4, Sat., Sept. 16: 9-3. Prize Fund: $1,400 GTD: 1st: $400, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $200, 4th: $100, $100-Best player U1400, $100-Class E (1000-1199), $100-Class F (800-999), $100-Upset Prize. All players: $100 scholarship toward Summer Chess Camp at the Karpov Chess School in Lindsborg. Thurs. Sep. 14, 5-6 pm Reg. for Blindfold exhibition with GM Timur Gareyev. 6pm Lecture, 6:45 Clock Blindfolded Simul-7 boards. Participants of the Championship get the free spots in the simul and priority in registration, for others $20.  Award Ceremony in Swedish Country Inn, 8pm, with Swedish dance-music with smorgasbord. NOTE: All players must be classified as Legally Blind and bring proof. You must also be a current member of USCF for $18 a year. You can join to USCF at the event! Swedish Country Inn, with the traditional Swedish breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner. Free shuttle to/from airport Wichita/Salina. HR: $130/night: tax and meals included. Contact: Anna

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