Chess Diva Show Invites All Blitz Comers to Support Haiti Relief
March 18, 2010
Barbara and Lauren Goodkind of "Chess Diva" are taking on all blitz comers from March 20-21st in Palo Alto. Proceeds will benefit UNICEF for Haiti. Lauren told CLO that she was also happy to see so many other chessplayers raising money for Haiti and that "anyone can make a positive difference." See details of their event below.

Nationally ranked chess players Barbara and Lauren Goodkind, producers of the award winning local access TV show “Chess Diva,” will play 5-minute blitz games against the public. Non chess players will find it entertaining to watch! Parents, bring your kids!

  • DatesSaturday and Sunday, March 20th and 21st.
  • Times: 10:00 to 4:30 on both days
  • Location: Lytton Plaza at 202 University Ave, Palo Alto (next to Pizza My Heart)
  • Suggested Donation: $5 per 5-minute blitz game
  • Good Cause: All proceeds will go to UNICEF for Haiti.

Read more about how chessplayers helped raise money for Haiti in CLO stories about Kapil Chandran's benefit simul, Ashkay Malhotra's 150 Games for Haiti Relief, FM Mike Klein's exhibition, expert Luke Harmon-Vellotti's exhibition, The Chess Without Borders Fundraiser and Daaim Shabazz's call for help. Daaim has also posted information on a fundraising effort for Sabine Bonnet and will contribute an upcoming article about the crisis and how it relates to the chess community in Chess Life Magazine.