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Online chess event takes place in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Participating nations included Sudan, Morocco, Indonesia, Abu Dhabi and others who do not have diplomatic ties with Israel.

08/04/2021
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Israel and Australia host international solidarity chess event

The tournament itself had over 200 players, including the best chess players from both countries, and was broadcast on multiple Facebook pages, which received thousands of views.

Iraqi chess judge Hussein Salma Saliah will judge games on the upcoming Chess4Solidarity tournament

Unity through chess, again: Iraqi arbiter to join next tournament

"I have friends from non-Arab nations with whom I am sharing in humanity," Iraqi chess arbiter Hussein Salma Saliah said.

The Queen's Gambit inspires Israel's 40th chess championship

"We consider chess a challenging, sharp and competitive sport, which is known for its development of thought, creativity and cognitive abilities."

By HADASSAH BRENNER
05/03/2021

Israelis, New Yorkers participate in solidarity chess tournament

The two-hour event was aired live on various Facebook pages, with the $2,000 prize divided among outstanding participants.

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Bulgarian game show host quotes Bobby Fischer in antisemitic rant

Goranov apologized on air Wednesday.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
27/02/2021
Chess4Solidarity tournament featuring 438 chess players from over 40 countries

Iranian, Israeli chess players compete in international event

The total amount of prizes awarded in the tournament was 1,000 euros.

Miriam Friedman Morris with her father, the chess enthusiast and portraitist, David Friedmann. 1957

The Chess Master portraits that escaped the Holocaust

David Friedmann's daughter traveled the globe searching for his famous drawings, lost for decades

By MIRIAM FRIEDMAN MORRIS/NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL
25/01/2021

Israel's ‘Queen’s Gambit’: Young female chess players of the Jewish State

The newly trendy game of chess has had a home in the Jewish state for years.

20/01/2021
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