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Israelis and Cubans celebrate chess through Chess4Solidarity tournament

Some 200 chess players from the two countries faced each other in competitive matches through the Israeli chess club's Chess4Solidarity campaign.

‘Chess4Solidarity’ chess tournament celebrated by Lapid, UNESCO

Over 500 people worldwide participated in the tournament, which was held virtually.

Israel Open Chess Championship to be held at Safed

The tournament will occur from December 8 to 17 and NIS 80,000 worth of prizes will be handed out to the winners.

Chess grandmaster Kasparov talks masterclass, Israel, Queen's Gambit

“It’s not simply me giving you tips. It’s presenting my best games.” * “It is far more, I would say, kosher, for Israel to deal with these Gulf countries than with Putin.”

By Hayvi Bouzo , BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
07/11/2021

Chess4Solidarity brought together thousands of people in online event

Saturday night marked the 29th event for Chess4Solidarity, which hosted 505 people from 80 countries.

Grapevine October 10, 2021: Check mates

Several former heads of state and government have made return visits to Israel after leaving office, but none more so than former UK prime minister Tony Blair.

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Mauritanian chess player quits Junior World Cup to avoid facing Israeli

The refusal is the latest in a long-standing trend by many nations to have competitors withdraw from competitions in order to avoid facing Israelis.

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Israeli organization to host Bhutan's national chess championship

The Chess4Solidarity initiative has been a key component to Israel-Bhutan relations since the countries normalized ties in December 2020.

Chess great Kasparov urges US to end nuke talks with 'terrorist' Iran

Israel and some Western countries have accused Iran’s regime of seeking to build, as well as secure technology for, a nuclear weapons device.

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