Shimon Kagan

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Shimon Kagan, Rio de Janeiro, Interzonal Tournament 1979

Shimon Kagan (Hebrew: שמעון כגן‎‎; born 6 April 1942, Tel Aviv) an Israeli chess master.

He was Israeli Champion in 1967 and 1969. He tied for 4-5th at Netanya 1968 (Bobby Fischer won),[1] tied for 9-10th at Netanya 1969 (Samuel Reshevsky won),[2] took 9th at Netanya 1971 (Lubomir Kavalek and Bruno Parma won).[3]

Kagan played for Israel in nine Chess Olympiads.

He won two individual medals; gold at Lugano 1968, and bronze at Nice 1974.[4]

Kagan was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1969.


  1. ^ International tournament A, Netanya 1968
  2. ^ International tournament, Netanya 1969
  3. ^ International tournament, Netanya 1971
  4. ^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess

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