Elkin plays chess with little girl 370.
(photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post)
European Youth Chess Champion Anastasia Vuller beat Deputy Foreign Minister
Ze’ev Elkin at chess in the Knesset Monday evening.
The two faced off at
the launch of a new Knesset Caucus to Encourage Chess in Israel, led by MK Isaac
Herzog (Labor) with Elkin’s help.
Vuller and Elkin played for over an
hour and the 10-year-old refused to call a tie even though her coach told her to
Elkin wished Vuller luck and thanked her for playing with
Vuller, who hails from Gan Yavne, won first place in the under age
10 category at the 23rd European Youth Chess Championship in Montenegro last