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The Big Payback -24 Hour Blitz Marathon with Coach Todd to help raise funds for the NCC

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 6:00 PM until Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6:00 PM
Todd D Andrews
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Wednesday, May 6th (6:00 PM Central Standard Time) until Thursday, May 7th (6:00 PM Central Standard Time)







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 -

NM Peter Giannatos-Executive Director of Charlotte Chess Center -

FM Craig Jones-Chess Coach and Former NC State Champion

FM John Bick- Former TN and LA State Champion

Aaron Caveny(Mzungu) -

Live Music from Kurt Ozan- steel guitarist and multi-instrumentalist for Luke Combs -

Live Music from Mark Leamon- Chess Artist and Blues guitarist -

...and many more special guests! Come help us raise some money for chess during the COVID-19 economic situation.



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