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Ukrainian Chess Federation's Vice President Visits Galileo School

January 12, 2009

Renaissance Knights sponsored the visit of Leonid Timoshenko, Vice President of the Ukrainian Chess Federation, to Galileo Math and Science Academy where he visited with Mrs. Lasisi’s 5th grade class whose theme for the year is chess.  The students learned about chess in the Ukraine and the success the Ukrainian teams had at the recent Chess Olympiad.  Accompanying Mr. Timoshenko was International Master Stan Smiatankin.

Also in attendance were Oleksandr Gaman (Consulate General of Ukraine), Lisa Wiersma, (CPS Interim Director of Partnerships) and Darrin Osborne (CPS Sports Department)

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