Gareyev is particularly good in blind-fold chess, where the player does not see board or pieces but plays the entire game in his mind. In practice and in blindfold simultaneous exhibitions this grandmaster has played thousands of blindfold games. He is very active in teaching chess in schools, and has chess academies in Las Vegas, Austin and Kansas.
“Some people I believe get into office and I feel like they don’t feel they’re responsible to the taxpayers anymore,” Hammond said, adding that he’d like to see board terms go from four years to two to increase accountability.
On 31 March 1990, the area electricity boards were changed to independent (REC), and SEEBOARD plc was formed. On 11 December 1990 the RECs were privatised. The Hove headquarters was closed in 1994, but some jobs were transferred to a nearby SEEBOARD office in .