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The Israeli team championship has concluded in Ramat Aviv

Posted by Victor Mikhalevski on June 11, 2011 at 3:56 PM

The Israel team championship has concluded in Ramat Aviv, North Tel-Aviv on Friday, June 10th. After a collapse in the 10th round( 1.5-5.5 loss to Beer-Sheva A) my team from Ashdod didn't have real chances to fight for the first place. Nevertheless we managed to beat the third placed team Kfar Saba 6-1 in the eleventh round, while Beer-Sheva A beat a relatively weak team from Petakh Tikva 5.5-1.5 and took first, three points ahead of us.

The top three teams are:

Beer-Sheva A    61

Ashdod              58

Kfar Saba          44

Here you can find the full final standings. The last three teams will be relegated from the highest league. You can click on the teams and later on the players to see a more detailed information. The ratings next to each player are Israeli ratings.

The next team event  is The Israeli Cup, which will take place in two weeks on June,24th in Rishon Lezion. Everyone is welcome to watch an root for their favorite players and teams. You may have a chance to see the top Israeli player, Boris Gelfand, who just won the candidate tournament and qualified for the World Championship match against Vishy Anand.

See you soon in Rishon Lezion.

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