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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

FM Marc Lang creates blindfold world simul chess record of 46 boards

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Hello everyone,

FM Marc Lang has set a world record for biggest blindfold simul exhibition playing against 46 players in Sontheim an der Brenz, Germany. He scored 34.5-11.5 in 21 hours and 9 minutes. Lang is 41 years old and married with two kids. His wife, Anne Lindenmayer Lang, according to the German Chess Federation website, wrote: "The hundredweight tension of recent weeks and months fall away from me abruptly and gives way to a great sense of happiness. The efforts and sacrifices of the past half-year were not in vain, Marc has actually done it!"
Read Lang's personal essay on her husband here.

You can access the official website of the event here.
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