He won 7 chess championships in the first independent republic of Lithuania :
in 1923,1924,1926,1927 and 1928
and again in 1931 and 1932.
More than any other Lithuanian chess player in the history of independent Lithuania.
Served as the general manager of the largest Jewish bank in the first Republic of Lithuania, " Centralinis Zydu Bankas " in Kaunas.
He twice played for Lithuania in Chess Olympiads:
- In 1930, at first board in the 3rd Chess Olympiad in Hamburg (+4 –9 =4);
- The first ever chess player to represent Lithuania
as first board ( top seeded )in a world chess Olympiad.
- The first ever Lithuanian chess player to play in a formal match
against a reigning world chess champion
In British Palestine and later on in Israel he founded and was the manager of the Industrial Bank in Tel-Aviv.
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