Chess Institute at Beautiful World Gala

CIC Founder and President Ted Winick and CEO  Tal Granite attended the Beautiful World Fundraising Gala on April 4, 2017.

The highlight of the night was a chesss game between “Queen of Katwe” Phiona Mutesi and Canadian Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, with Tal Granite as a live commentator (photo tweeted by Gloria Kim)

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Ted Winick was honoured to meet Phiona Mutesi and her coach Robert Katende, as was Toronto City Councillor, Joe Mihevc.

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Mutesi and Katende’s visit to Toronto wraps up with the Dare to Dream Children’s Chess tournament this Saturday, presented by Chess Institute and Beautiful World.