Albanian Chess Team to Play Israelis
Menu JTA Search

Albanian Chess Team to Play Israelis

Download PDF for this date

In a reversal apparently made under pressure from other competitors, the Albanian chess team has announced that it will play the Israeli team at the International championship tournament currently In progress In Skopje, Yugoslavia, it was reported here today. The game Is scheduled to be played next Friday after completion of all ether tournament matches, The Albanians refused to play the Israelis last week, for-felting the match which gave Israel four points by default.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund