Wednesday, May 6th (6:00 PM Central Standard Time) until Thursday, May 7th (6:00 PM Central Standard Time)
LIVESTREAM EVENT -https://www.twitch.tv/musiccitymaster
GAMES WILL BE PLAYED IN LIVE CHESS ON CHESS.COM
Beginning at 6:00 PM Central Standard Time on Wednesday, May 6th, 10-Time and Current Tennessee State Chess Champion (FM) Todd Andrews (@MusicCityMaster) with attempt a 24-hour straight, blitz chess marathon as part of the 2020 Big Payback. The Big Payback is a 24-hour online fundraising event for 988 Middle-Tennessee non-profits, including the Nashville Chess Center.
The MusicCityMaster will take on all comers in speed chess time controls between 3-0 and 5-0. We will also have tons of special guests, live music performances, theatrics and lots of fun - such as:
GM Alexander Shabalovat 8:00 PM Central Standard Time -Current US Senior Champion and 4-Time US Champion
WGM Jennifer Shahade -https://jennifershahade.com/
NM Peter Giannatos-Executive Director of Charlotte Chess Center -https://www.charlottechesscenter.org/
FM Craig Jones-Chess Coach and Former NC State Champion
FM John Bick- Former TN and LA State Champion
Aaron Caveny(Mzungu) -https://www.twitch.tv/mzungu94
Live Music from Kurt Ozan- steel guitarist and multi-instrumentalist for Luke Combs -https://www.kurtozan.com/
Live Music from Mark Leamon- Chess Artist and Blues guitarist -https://www.facebook.com/mark.leamon.37
...and many more special guests! Come help us raise some money for chess during the COVID-19 economic situation.
Now Playing Nashville -https://www.nowplayingnashville.com/event/nashville-chess-centers-big-payback-drive/
www.NashvilleChess.org- Home of the Nashville Chess Center