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Games at The Dali: Surreal Simul Chess

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In conjunction with our Dali/Duchamp special exhibition, we invite you to Games at The Dali. On select Thursdays during the exhibit (February 10 – May 27), we celebrate the game playing (and gamesmanship) of Dali and Duchamp, artistic giants and friends who shared a mutual influence, despite many superficial and aesthetic differences. From strategic chess moves to diversions of alter ego creation, these two iconoclasts engaged the world in ways both playful and thoughtful, irreverent and important.

Surreal Simul Chess
In honor of Duchamp’s affinity for chess, The Dali is hosting a chess night, during which three chess champions will each play up to 20 people at one time. For an entry fee of $5, you can play against the best:

Antony Gospodinov– 11-year-old A player. Two-Time National Champion & Two-Time Florida State Champion for Scholastic Chess
Corey Acor– Chess Master, founder of Acor Chess Academy, Florida Speed Chess Champion of 2017 and National Chess Champion
Jennifer Shahade– Woman Grandmaster, two-time United States Women’s Champion and board member of the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis

Check-in: 5:30-6pm
Event: 6-8pm (games will begin promptly at 6pm)
Location: Raymond James Community Room
Cost: $5 (Parking is free after 5pm on Thursdays as available.)
Cost does not include entry into the galleries. Deadline for purchasing tickets is March 22.
Pre-registration required. We are unable to accommodate walk-ins. Space is limited.
Sorry, no refunds.

Players under 16 may be accompanied by one guardian.
Tables will be assigned by lottery.

Details

Date:
March 29
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://thedali.org/event/games-dali-surreal-simul-chess/

Venue

The Dali Museum