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Yosef Dobkin vs Simon Weil
Tel Aviv (1940), Tel Aviv ISR
Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32)  ·  1-0



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  MissScarlett: Under the circumstances, I'm guessing that Black is unlikely to be Austrian-German Wolfgang Weil.
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  Jean Defuse: ...

Black was the Jewish chess player <Simon Weil>, who was killed in an Italian bombing raid on Haifa in World War II.

see: http://jewishchesshistory.blogspot....


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  fredthebear: Thank you for the historical link <Jean Defuse>. So many, many of the greatest chess players of all time are Jewish.
Apr-15-20  hemy: <fredthebear>

In 2018 the games and the bio of Israel Rabinovich-Barav were published by me. His bio reflecting the history of chess in Palestine (Eretz Israel) and independent Israel state.

The link to his personal photo album, with added by me translation of captions from Hebrew to English (placed in my Dropbox account) -

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  Jean Defuse: ...

[Event "Palestine ch"]
[Site "Tel Aviv"]
[Date "1936.10.??"]
[White "Dobkin, Yosef"]
[Black "Weil, Simon"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B03"]

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4 Nb6 4. d4 d6 5. exd6 cxd6 6. d5 g6 7. Be3 Bg7 8. Bd4 Bxd4 9. Qxd4 O-O 10. Nc3 e5 11. dxe6 Nc6 12. exf7+ Rxf7 13. Qd2 Qe8+ 14. Kd1 Be6 15. Nd5 Ne5 16. b3 Rc8 17. Rc1 Nxd5 18. cxd5 Rxc1+ 19. Kxc1 Rc7+ 20. Kd1 Bf5 21. Qe3 Qf7 22. Nf3 Nxf3 23. Qxf3 Bg4 24. Qxg4 Qxd5+ 25. Ke1 Rc1+ 0-1

Source: J├╝dische Rundschau 4.12.1936, p. 6


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