In tel Aviv the championship of Israel on the international draughts, with the «fast» control. Thinking of all the moves the participants were given less than half an hour.
The competition was held according to the Swiss system in 6 rounds.
First Draughts Federation Israel running its own tournament in the space provided by the Russian cultural centre.
In the tournament participated 23 drafts player, among them five grandmasters.
First place was taken by master Yuri Goldstein (karnei Shomron), President of the Draughts Federation of Israel. He scored 5 points out of 6.
On the second and third GMS from giv’atayim Eugene Gordon 4.5 points and Jacob Shows – 4.