Boris Blumin

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Boris Blumin (29 December 1907 Julian calendar (11 January 1908), Sankt Petersburg – 16 February 1998, Trenton, New Jersey) was a Canadian-American chess master.

Born in Russia, he emigrated to Canada, where he played in several chess championships. He took 9th at Toronto 1927 (CAN-ch, Maurice Fox won); took 4th at Montreal 1929 (Fox won); tied for 3rd-4th at Toronto 1934 (John Belson won); took 3rd at Montreal 1935 (Fox won). Blumin was twice Champion of Canada winning at Toronto 1936 and Quebec 1937.[1] He tied for 3rd-4th, behind Israel Albert Horowitz and Isaac Kashdan, at Boston 1938 (U.S. Open).[2]

He was a five-time winner of the Montreal City Championship (1933–1939).[3] In August 1939, he moved to New York City,[4] where he took 11th at the U.S. Open (Reuben Fine won).[5]

He won the Hamilton Chess Club Championship at New Jersey in 1986.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.geocities.com/chesschampions/ccanada.html[dead link] CHAMPS - Canadian Champions][dead link]
  2. ^ Maestri della prima metà del 900
  3. ^ http://www.echecsahuntsic.com/history.php
  4. ^ http://chesscanada.no-ip.org/chess/history.htm
  5. ^ No Archiving Spiders Allowed
  6. ^ The Bob Peretz Bronx Yonkers Chess Club

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