Anatoly Lein

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Lein in 1995

Anatoly Yakovlevich Lein (Russian: Анатолий Яковлевич Лейн; March 28, 1931 – March 1, 2018) was a Soviet-born American chess Grandmaster. He was born in Leningrad.

In 1976 Lein emigrated to the United States, finishing equal first with Leonid Shamkovich in the U.S. Open, and equal first with Bernard Zuckerman in the World Open chess tournament that year. He also played on the U.S. team in the 1978 Chess Olympiad.

In 2005 he was inducted into the World Chess Hall of Fame in Miami.[1]

Lein died on March 1, 2018 in Beachwood, Ohio at the age of 86.[2]

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