Dr. Sarfati will play up to 30 chess players at once. Players are selected on a first come basis and must bring their own chess board to the tournament. Register for this chess challenge at ApologeticsForum.org/chess. Spectators are welcome.

Dr. Sarfati Ph.D., F.M. is an accomplished chess master and a former New Zealand Chess Champion, representing New Zealand in three Chess Olympiads (he drew with Boris Spassky, world champion 1969-1972). In 1988, the International Chess Federation awarded him the title of F.I.D.E. Master (FM). He has played multiple chess matches while blindfolded. He more regularly plays multiple sighted challengers, up to 20 – 30 at a time. He has performed this feat, against up to 12 challengers at once, at several major international conferences.

Dr. Sarfati is a scientist with a Ph.D. in physical chemistry and quantum physics. He works for Creation Ministries International as a lecturer, scientist, and writer, showing how Christians can believe the Bible from cover to cover—especially when it comes to Genesis and creation vs evolution.


  • Occurred Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


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