’s 4th Blitz Death Match & Other News!

Posted: April 27th, 2012 by Daniel Rensch

Firstly, we’d like to wish a congratulations to all the winners of their respective sections at the AZ State Champs last weekend (click here for the full results), and wish good luck to any and all those competing at this weekend’s Governor’s Cup in Chandler! IM Daniel Rensch will be playing in a “Blindfold Exhibition” and giving a lecture at the Governor’s Cup on behalf of!

In other chess news, the world’s highest rated player, Magnus Carlsen, was featured on the Colbert Report last Tuesday. Click here to check it out (watch the last third where he brings on his guest)!

Also,’s 4th Blitz Chess Death Match will take place tomorrow at 9:30am PST and features reigning Canadian Champion Eric Hansen against America’s newest GM (soon to be) GM-Elect Conrad Holt! The LIVE broadcast is open to all, so sign up for a FREE Membership and watch the show on — hosted by IMs Daniel Rensch and David Pruess!'s Death Match Players


NM David Adelberg will be playing a simul for charity — for Leader Dogs for the Blind — this Sunday in Scottsdale. Click here for more information!

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