Archive: 5/30/2012
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  5/30/2012, Sivan 9, 5772

Foreign Minister Praises Israeli Chess Champion


Despite losing to his Indian opponent, Boris Gelfand received praise from Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.  "Despite the loss at the end of a series of close and exciting games, Boris Gelfand brought great honor to the State of Israel," Lieberman stated. He called both players "great minds and excellent athletes as well."