Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura, the top-ranked chess player in US history and one of the top 10 elite Grandmasters in the world, will be doing a meet and greet prior to the game on Sunday, March 16 at BB&T Center. The event begins at 1 p.m. in the Chairman’s Club when kids from the area will be playing chess, meeting GM Nakamura and members of the Panthers, then watching the Panthers take on the Vancouver Canucks at 3 pm. Nakamura is the #1 rated speed chess player in the world so we will see if his chess tactics help the Panthers to victory.
$25 discounted tickets include the chess event and the game and $5 from each ticket sold will go to area scholastic chess programs. Those tickets are available by clicking http://bitly.com/1jUXvbG “Be sure to use PROMO CODE: Panthers” or by contacting Eddie Lanza at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-835-7235