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Czerniak, Moshe

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Moshe Czerniak (1910-1984) was an International Master (1952) and Israel’s first professional chess player.   He was born in Poland, emigrated to Palestine, lived in Argentina after World War II broke out, and finally settled in Israel in 1950.  He won the championship of Palestine in 1936 and 1938.   In 1939, he won the championship of Jerusalem.  He won  the championship of Israel in 1955.  In 1956, he founded the first Israeli chess magazine, 64 squaresHe won the championship of Israel in 1974 at the age of 64.

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