The University of Delaware Chess Club will host a simultaneous exhibition beginning at 6 p.m., Friday, April 23, in the Kirkwood Room of the Perkins Student Center on Academy Street.
Senior Master Artak Manukyan, player-coach of the UD Chess Club team, will take on all comers in a charity event to benefit the victims of the Haitian and Chilean earthquakes.
Since coming to the University of Delaware, Manukyan has accomplished a number of noteworthy feats in the chess community.
In February, he represented UD at the University of Maryland Baltimore County Chess Open, a prestigious collegiate chess event, and took first place. He also led the UD team to a top 50 finish in the U.S. Team East Chess Tournament