Chess Simul and Lecture

Café Longet and Sarasota Chess Academy


Chess Simul and Lecture

by National Master Han Schut



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Sarasota Top Ranked player Han Schut will play against 10 players at the same time in a clock simul. Each player and Han will have 45 minutes for the entire game. As Han will be playing on 10 boards simultaneously, this means he will have less than 5 minutes on average for each game! Are you up for a challenge and able to beat the master?

Simul winners will receive a Café Longet gift voucher of $15, -

After the chess simul NM Han Schut will give a chess lecture about the upcoming World Chess Championship match between GM Fabiano Caruana (USA) and GM Magnus Carlsen (Norway).


When:                 Wednesday July 11 from 3 pm – 5 pm

Where:                239 Miami Ave W, Venice, FL 34285

Registration:       by email:

Costs:                   lecture is free, simul: $5, - per person












About Café Longet

Café Longet serves a fusion of contemporary French and American Cuisine.  The menu ranges from hand crafted burgers to persillade d’escargots.

Chef-Owner Steve Longet and his wife Jessica moved to the United States and opened Café Longet in December of 2016. Steve’s culinary resume has been built upon his experience in fine restaurants, 5-star hotels and private homes throughout France.

Café Longet was voted Best New Venice Restaurant in 2017 and was awarded the Diners’ Choice Award of OpenTable in 2018.

Dinner Mon-Sat 5:00-9:00 pm. Lunch Mon-Fri noon-2:30 pm. Closed Sundays.



About Sarasota Chess Academy

The Sarasota Chess Academy is an affiliate of the United States Chess Federation.  The vision of the US Chess Federation is to enrich the lives of people by increasing the play, study, and appreciation of the game of chess.

The driving force behind the Sarasota Chess Academy is National Master Han Schut. Han Schut is a certified chess trainer and tournament director. His daughters, WFM Donna and WIM Lisa, won several medals at World and European chess championships and many Dutch championships.




Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 3:00pm