Monday, February 14, 2011

604 Boards World Record Simultaneous Chess Exhibition by GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami

GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami of Iran set a new world record of 604 boards for Simultaneous Chess Exhibition by an Individual. The exhibition took 25 hours from 8th to 9th February 2011 at the sports stadium of the Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran,Iran.
He broke the 2010 record of 523 opponents by Israeli GM Alik Gershon who took on 5523 opponents with an 86% results. All players receive T-shirts of the events,official ID card,the chess and board on which they played , food  and drink.After 25 hours, the final results were 580 wins, 16 draws and 8 losses for a total score of 588 out of 604 or 97.35 %.

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