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New photos in My Gallery

Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on December 9, 2014 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (66)

I've just added a few photos to My Gallery. Enjoy!

2014 Israeli titles

Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on December 9, 2014 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

It has been a really good year for me. I've obtained not less than three Israeli titles: first the 2014 Israeli Team Championship with the Ashdod Chess Club, then the 2014 Israeli Individual championship with the classical time control and finally the 2014 Israeli Individual blitz championship. The last one took place in Kfar Saba on the Dec 4th. I started with 10 out of 11 and  secured a win with one round to spare. My final result was 10 out of 12, ahead of GM Michael Roiz, who scored ...

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My birthday and a book review

Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on July 8, 2014 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Yesterday, July,8th, was my birthday. I've received hundreds of posts on facebook, which I want to thank everyone for. However one of the wishes was special and I want to share it with you. Andrew Green, who edited my first book, brought up the following review of the book, which by coincidence was published on my birthday: http://www.chesscafe.com/hansen/hansen176.htm

I'm the Champion-:)

Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on July 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Only a few days have passed since the rapid tournament in Kfar Saba and the players met in Beer-Sheva to take part in the Individual Israeli Championships. The latter run on June17-26 with a free day on Saturday, June 21st in a very nice location, Leonardo Hotel, Beer-Sheva http://www.leonardo-hotels.com/israel-hotels/beer-sheva-hotels

I managed to take an early lead, while being the only player...

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My recent results

Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on July 1, 2014 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Now I would like to share with you my recent tournament results. I would like to start with the Israeli league, a team competition, which took place on Fridays and Saturdays starting from the beginning of January and ending at the end of May. My team, from Ashdod took clear first drawing in the last round our eternal rivals from the Beer-Sheva Chess Club. I have to say that going into the last round we were  point and a half ahead, but in case of a loss they would overtake us thanks to a...

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My website is back on track

Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on July 1, 2014 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello everyone!

The website was down for some time due to be erroneously considered to have high risk content. Fortunately, it has been double checked and found free of any risk. Thanks everyone for your patience!

Now I'll try to update it once in a while and offer some information on myself and my students and provide with the chess puzzles. Stay tuned!

My first book

Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on January 4, 2013 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (1)

It has been a while since I last posted on my website. One of the reasons is that I was busy writing a book. Eventually the book is ready and will be out at the end of January.  You can find an exerpt from the book and/or purchase it here: http://www.qualitychess.co.uk/products/1/184/grandmaster_repertoire_13_-_the_open_spanish_by_victor_mikhalevski/

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Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on July 31, 2012 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (1)

Vilnev - Esklapon

White to play and win

Lloyd. Mate in three

Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on March 19, 2012 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (1)

                                                       Here is a nice puzzle of Samuel Lloyd:


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Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on January 23, 2012 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (1)

Y.Afek for Wijk aan Zee 2012

White to play and win