Israel's chess master told: Give us your check, mate
Deputy world chess champ won't be living like a king, despite performance in Moscow.
Even before the cheers died down and the public exultation dissipated, the State of Israel showed up and said what it had to say to deputy world chess champion Boris Gelfand: Kindly share with us the prize you received in the battle for the world title. The treasury spelled out its request: Dear Mr. Gelfand, please transfer to the possession of the state 48 percent of the prize totaling about...
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