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Mixed Double

correspondence chess with two teams during the exhibition ‘Art and game playing since Dada’
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Vaduz Juni 10th – Oktober 23rd 2005

Other scene:
Cobra Museum voor moderne Kunst, Amsterdam, 2006
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, 2006
Kunstsammlungen Zwickau - 
Max Pechstein Museum, 2007 

Aluminium, fabric, 32 banner
220 x 700 x 700 cm

A correspondence chess game against political and religious borders.

Roland Stratmann, an artist living in Berlin, has organized a consultative team chess game that will be held at the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein as part of an international exhibition: Faites vos jeux! Art and game playing since Dada. The exhibition will explore the contact between art and game playing. It will show the game of chess can also be art. There will be an Opening Reception on the evening of June 9, 2005. This game will be played by Email and displayed at the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein. Chess enthusiasts can follow it on the International Correspondence Chess Federation WebServer.
One team will consist of a player from Israel and a player from Morocco. The other team will have 1 member from Cuba and 1 from USA. One move will be played per day except on weekends. Moves will alternate between both teams and players in this order, Israel, Cuba, Morocco and USA. The match will start June 8, 2005 and continue through October. ICCF congratulates Roland Stratmann on his interesting initiative that is regarded as promoting peace all around the world and strengthening the ICCF motto "AMICI SUMUS." ICCF hopes that this opportunity will attract CC players in this country and encourages Liechtenstein to build a CC Federation that will join ICCF in the future.

Team A - Cuba/USA:
Pablo Salcedo Mederos, Kuba, Senior International Master
Leonard Corky Schakel, USA, International Master

Team B - Israel/ Morocco
Yoav Dothan, Israel, Grand Master
Chorfi Khalid, Morokko, Senior International Master