Yochanan Afek

Yochanan Afek was born (1952) and grew up in Tel-Aviv. For the past 15 years he has lived in Amsterdam and plays for Wageningen. He has been busy with almost every aspect of chess, both as a professional and a volunteer, for the last 50 years. Yochanan is still a pretty active player, composer, writer, organizer, trainer and commentator. He is an International Master and International Arbiter for chess as well as International Grandmaster for chess composition, and the author of Extreme Chess Tactics (Gambit 2017) and Practical Chess Beauty (Quality Chess 2018).

Afek at the 20th Maccabiah Games in 2017

Afek with the talented Milikow brothers: Yoav and Elie and sister Shira

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