|Full name||Albert Zinovievich Kapengut|
4 July 1944 |
Kazan, Tatarstan, USSR
|Title||International Master (1991)|
Albert Zinovievich Kapengut (born 4 July 1944, Kazan, Tatarstan) is a Soviet chess master. A holder of the International Master title, he is best known as a respected teacher, theoretician, writer, and member of the successful student Olympiad teams of the 1960s.
Kapengut won several Belarus championships: 1962, 1968, 1969, 1970 (joint), 1976, 1977, and 1978. He finished 10th in his first Soviet Championship in 1971, ahead of many high-calibre masters such as Anatoly Lein, Efim Geller, Rafael Vaganian, and Vladimir Tukmakov.
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