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Sarasota Parks and Rec Florida - Sarasota to compete against Israel in online international chess match 20 May 2022 ( news )

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   Manasota Chess Center
    , the new community hub for in - person chess , in collaboration with the Sister Cities Association of Sarasota , will hold an online international chess match against the Tel Mond , Israel Chess Club . Tel Mond , Israel is one of Sarasota’s international Sister Cities .  
   The May 28
   th
    online match includes a diverse mix of six players from the Sarasota area who will compete against six players from Tel Mond , Israel . Players will be matched based...... on their skill/rating levels to ensure games are competitive . Each player will compete in two games against the same opponent . Games will be streamed online for viewing on Twitch .  
   Sarasota City’s Mayor , Erik Arroyo , a chess enthusiast himself , will be one of the six players for the Sarasota team . “I’m thrilled to play in this event and support the community and international efforts of both the Manasota Chess Center and the Sister Cities Association , ” said Mayor Arroyo .  “While chess is a game , it also serves as a great way to connect people from different countries , races , religions , genders , ages , and social - economic backgrounds .   From my own experience playing chess , I have found that the competition over the board translates into long - lasting friendships . Hopefully , the match will further grow and strengthen the already established friendships between Sarasota and our sister city in Tel Mond , Israel . ”  Miriam Kramer , President of Sister Cities Association of Sarasota , added “When chess players are introduced to each other across the miles , they see each other possessing similar goals , hopes , and interests . We promote bridges of peace and international understanding through such healthy competitions and mutual cultural activities with all our Sister Cities around the globe .  
   In addition to Mayor Arroyo and National Master Scott Ramer , other players on the Sarasota team reflect a diverse mix of ages , genders , and skill levels .  
   “The Manasota Chess Center is proud to work with the Sister Cities Association of Sarasota and the Tel Mond Chess Club to support this unique international competition . ” said Nicholas Lewis , Executive Director of the Manasota Chess Center . “The opportunity for our local chess members to complete against players from another country aligns with our mission to provide an environment for players of all levels to
   learn , compete , and connect
    . ”
    
   Additional Resources
   
   Manasota Chess Center Facebook site
   
   Sister Cities Association of Sarasota
   
   Sister Cities Association of Tel Mond , Israel
    
   About the Chess Match Organizers
    
   Manasota Chess Center
   The Manasota Chess Center ( MCC ) , a non - profit organization and US Chess Federation ( USCF ) Silver Affiliate , began operations on June 6 , 2021 . With its unique dedicated - space location at the Crossings at Siesta Key mall , coupled with the scope of its chess offerings , the MCC serves as a chess community hub for Sarasota , Manatee , Charlotte and DeSoto counties .   The MCC is the only USCF affiliate in the Sarasota metro area , and one of only 16 Silver level affiliates nationwide .
   The range of chess activities at the MCC includes in - person match play and tournaments , as well as coaching options , in a safe and permanent building . Group classes , study groups , and lectures are core to the MCC’s mission , and players of all levels can attend them to work on their game . Chess training and advisory staff includes experienced USCF certified coaches , including International Chess Federation ( FIDE ) Grandmasters .
   Whether you are a chess professional , a scholastic student , adult , senior citizen , or you are looking to learn how to play for the first time , the MCC offers an environment for chess where it is possible to
   learn , compete , and connect
    .
    
   Sister Cities Association of Sarasota
   The mission of the Sister Cities Association of Sarasota ( SCAS ) is to promote peace through mutual respect , understanding , and cooperation—one individual , one community at a time . SCAS currently features six Sister Cities ( Dunfermline , Scotland; Merida , Mexico; Perpignan , France; Tel Mond , Israel; Xiamen ( Siming District ) , China; and Vladimir , Russia ( currently suspended ) . It also features two Friendship Cities: Busseto , Italy; and Rapperswil - Jona , Switzerland . SCAS fosters international relationships between Sarasota and our Friendship and Sister Cities overseas by creating exchanges in the areas of culture , education , tourism , business , and sports , among others .
   SCAS is an all - volunteer citizen diplomacy organization . We believe that all people can help create understanding between nations and promote world peace . Each year , more than one hundred local citizen diplomats from our Cultural Coast travel to our sister cities in the name of friendship , world peace , and global prosperity . A like number of citizens from our international sister cities visit Sarasota .
    
   Contacts
   Miriam Kramer , President , Sister Cities Association of Sarasota
   mrkramer@hotmail . com
    , 571 - 332 - 1191
   Rabbi Jonathan R . Katz , Tel Mond City Director/Vice President of Cities
   jrkatz@aol . com
    , 941 - 993 - 4026
   Nicholas Lewis , Executive Director , Manasota Chess Center
   manasotachesscenter@gmail . com
    , 941 - 313 - 5589
   Bob Bernstein , Marketing Director , Manasota Chess Center ,
   bbernstein . usa@gmail . com
    , 703 - 989 - 3198
   Christina Wollenberg , Administrative Assistant to Sarasota Mayor Erik Arroyo
   christina . wollenberg@sarasotaFL . gov
    , 941 - 263 - 6675
   Moshe Katzir , Coach for Tel Mond Israel Chess Club & FIDE Trainer
   masterchess@partner . net . il
    ,  011 - 972 - 556801169 
   
   





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