Meet Liel Levitan, age 7, who just won the European chess championship in her age division:
— Tablet Magazine (@tabletmag) July 15, 2018
But young Liel won’t get to go to the championship in Tunisia because she’s Israeli:
This is 7-year-old chess champ Liel Levitan. She has won the European chess♟️ champioship for kids last week but she can’t compete in the world chess championship that will be held in Tunisia. Why? She’s Israeli.
The Arab countries' racism towards Israel in sports must stop. pic.twitter.com/c5Bm7TXsKr
— Ofir Gendelman (@ofirgendelman) July 22, 2018
More here from the Times of Israel:
— StandWithUs (@StandWithUs) July 21, 2018
The entire tournament should be cancelled over this crap.