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Chess event promotes solidarity between Jews and Arabs

Nearly 100 participants took part in the event, which was broadcast live in both Arabic and Hebrew

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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.

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Azeri-Jewish Chess Grandmaster Radjabov in tears after winning tournament

Rajabov is ranked number 10 in the world, and earned the title of Grandmaster at the age of 14, making him the second-youngest grandmaster in history at the time.

Russian-Israeli chess tournament participants

Russia-Israeli online chess tournament held over Zoom

Russian and Israeli amateur chess players met online for a gentlemen's game in a first of its kind event to promote the construction of cultural bridges between the two peoples.

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Israelis and Syrians go head to head in chess during COVID-19 lockdown

Since the beginning of the outbreak, chess websites worldwide report a 50% increase in activity and the amount of games being played online.


‘Even if a missile strikes our operations, we will keep the IDF’s network running’

The head of the Center of Computing and Information Systems talks about ‘augmenting reality’ for IDF fighters.


Cyber terrorism triggers severe psychological, physical stress, Haifa researchers shows

"Vast majority of public are complacent and, until they are exposed to a personal cyber attack, they see cyber terrorism as nothing more than an inconvenience," expert says.

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For artificial intelligence pioneer Marvin Minsky, computers have soul

Things are going to change, MIT professor and Dan David award-winner says of societal repercussions to AI.

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