Yaacov Bleiman

Male, Deceased Person

1947 – 2004


Who was Yaacov Bleiman?

Yaacov Bleiman was a Lithuanian–Israeli chess master.

In 1965, Bleiman played in World Junior Championship in Barcelona. In 1971, he tied for 7-8th in Netanya. In 1976, he tied for 3-4th in Netanya.

Bleiman spent a decade designing a smart bomb that in 2003 was procured by the Israeli Air Force for its F-16 fighter jets.

He played for Israel in three Chess Olympiads.

⁕In 1970, at second reserve board in 19th Olympiad in Siegen;

⁕In 1974, at first reserve board in 21st Olympiad in Nice;

⁕In 1978, at fourth board in 23rd Olympiad in Buenos Aires.

He also represented Israel in 7th European Team Chess Championship at Skara 1980.

Bleiman was awarded the International Master title in 1971.

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Sep 8, 1947
Lived in
  • Vilnius
Jun 1, 2004

on July 23, 2013


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