The Blindfold King, GM Timur Gareyev hosts 10 player simul during Total Solar Eclipse!

There are currently 5 of 10 player slots still available for this event.  Please contact us ( or use our contact form to RSVP your playing spot today!!!!

Please include your uscf rating if you have one available.

Games will start around 3:00 p.m. after the total solar eclipse.


SIU Campus
Department of Computer Science
1230 Lincoln Dr
Engineering A-Wing
4th Floor
Carbondale, IL 62901

Please contact to reserve a spot to play GM Timur Gareyev.

The event will be open to all members of the community for observation.

Driving on campus will be restricted to individuals with a parking pass.  Please plan your parking and shuttle service to the event at:

Currently, parking passes are $20/vehicle on the SIU website.  Limited shuttle services may also be available upon request via email to from Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Carbondale as well.

This event is made possible by:
Potentia Analytics and the Department of Computer Science