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| 3 | Fun & Trivia University Instructor NM Dane Mattson will be playing an online chess simul on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM Pacific Time (PDT) right here on!

The games will be played in's Live Chess server. The time control is 30|15; that is, 30 minutes per person with a 15 second increment per move. The simul is costs $9 per person and is limited to the first 15 players that sign up. One simul game will be analyzed by Kairav Joshi. The analysis will be posted in University.


Step 1: Follow this link to pay using PayPal balance or credit/debit card:

Alternatively, message GeniusKJ if you would like to use a different payment method.

Step 2: After you pay for your spot, message GeniusKJ on and provide your name and email address

We must know which email address belongs to which username otherwise we won't know who purchased. You must remember to message GeniusKJ after paying for your seat. Send a message even if you believe we have your contact info already. If you forget to message GeniusKJ on, you will not get to play in the simul. Don't forget to send the message after paying for the simul!

Step 3: Send Dane Mattson a friend request on

Registration ends on November 1st, 2014 at 10 AM Pacific Time. Register ASAP to secure your spot.

On Simul Day:

Be logged into's Live Chess server by 1:00 PM PDT on Nov 1st, 2014. You have to send Dane a challenge in's Live Chess between 1:00 and 1:10 PM PDT.

Send the challenge with the following criteria:

(1) Time control is 30|15.

(2) Game is unrated.

(3) Dane Mattson is White meaning you play as Black.

Dane will not accept challenges that have the wrong settings.

If you have any questions before or during the simul, contact Kairav Joshi on

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