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Years covered: 1931
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(born May-19-1907, died Dec-18-1993, 86 years old) Ukraine (federation/nationality Russia)
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Boris Samoilovich Vainshtein, pseudonymously known as "Ferzberi", was born in Odessa on May 19, 1907; he grew up in Ukraine and Uzbekistan, moving to Moscow in 1935.1 Vainshtein was a high-ranking Soviet NKVD and chess official and a good player, now best remembered as a friend and supporter of David Bronstein; he helped Bronstein write his classic book on the Zurich Candidates (1953) tournament,2 and also authored a number of chess books himself. He died in Moscow in 1993.1
The fake player name "Bruce Fairsbury" was inspired by Vainshtein's nickname and real name.
2 Edward Winter, "Chess and Ghostwriting"/C.N. 1949; citing "Revista Internacional de Ajedrez" (Mar 1993), pp.38-42
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