Chess: Prize-winner of several chess tournaments in Azerbaijan, USSR and Israel [among others - Champion and Vice-Champion of Baku (1982-1984)]. Member of the chess team of Tel Aviv University (1992-2010). Elo rating: 2270 (July 2009)
Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, Viktor Kortchnoi and I (1975, Leningrad, USSR).
Photo from the book: Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess, 2008. Part 2: Kasparov vs Karpov 1975-1985. Everyman Chess.