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Netanayhu to Gelfand: We Are Going to Support Chess

Boris Gelfand, who finished in second place in the World Chess Championship, returned to Israel and met Netanyahu and Livnat.Elad Benari, 6/6/2012, 1:18 PM

Chess: Israel's Gelfand Comes in Second

Boris Gelfand loses to Viswanathan Anand of India in tiebreaker round of World Chess Championship.Gil Ronen, 5/30/2012, 6:38 PM

Chess Enthusiast, Netanyahu Closely Following Championship

PM is among those following the 12th game of the Chess World Championships between Boris Gelfand and India`s Anand.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/29/2012, 2:06 PM

Iranian Chessmaster Expelled, Refused to Play Israeli

A top Iranian chess grandmaster was expelled at the Corsica Masters championship after refusing to play his Israeli opponent this week.Chana Ya'ar, 10/27/2011, 2:56 PM

Qaddafi Enjoys Chess with Champion as World Backs Rebels

Germany and the UAE recognize Libyan rebels, but Qaddafi seemed unworried – he played chess with a world champion and settled for a stalemate.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/14/2011, 10:32 PM

Did Iran 'Checkmate' Israel?

Iranian chess player claims he has defeated a world record set by Israel for simultaneous chess games.Elad Benari, 2/11/2011, 8:45 AM

We Did It: Israel Beat Guiness Record and Iran... in Chess

At 6 a.m. it was over. Israeli chess champ played simultaneously against 525 players and won 86% to break world record held by an Iranian player.Yoni Kempinski, 10/21/2010, 11:38 PM

Israel to Try to Checkmate Iran

It's all a game as Israel attempts to break Iranian world record for simultaneous chess games.Elad Benari, 10/20/2010, 1:14 AM

Israeli Wins 2009 Chess World Cup

Israel's top chess player has bested the world's foremost chess experts to win the 2009 Chess World Cup. Malkah Fleisher, 12/24/2009, 7:26 AM

Sharansky Knocks out Boxing Champ Salita – on the Chessboard

Sharansky knocked out boxing champ Salita on the chessboard in 20 moves. “I wouldn’t last 20 seconds in the ring with him,” the winner said.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/15/2009, 12:58 PM