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
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
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