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Leon Kussman
  
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Years covered: 1924


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LEON KUSSMAN
(born Jan-11-1884, died Apr-1974, 90 years old) Latvia (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine vs L Kussman 1-0201924Simul, 18bD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch

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Jan-29-09  Karpova: C.N. 5930

From <page 8 of the January 1924 "American Chess Bulletin":

‘A simultaneous game played between Alexander Alekhine and Leon Kussman, dramatic editor of the "Jewish Morning Journal", in the former’s exhibition at the Newspaper Club of New York, January 13, 1924 – the Russian New Year’s Day.’>

Alekhine vs L Kussman, 1924

Source: http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/....

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C.N. 5965

<Our collection includes an inscribed copy of Kussman’s poems in Yiddish, "Mein Stam" (New York, 1940)>

http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

Dec-18-09  Karpova: From C.N. 6407

Richard Kussman: <My grandfather was born in Alexanderhof in the Russian Empire (now Latvia) on 11 January 1884 (new calendar) and died in Port Chester, NY in April 1974 (and not 1977 as indicated by ancestry.com and reported by a correspondent in C.N. 5965).’>

Link: http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

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