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Paul Klein
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Years covered: 1960

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(born Nov-23-1915, died Mar-20-1992, 76 years old) Germany (federation/nationality Ecuador)

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Paul Klein was born in Cologne, Germany and later relocated to Ecuador. He died in Guayaquil, Ecuador. (1) He was head referee at the Karpov - Korchnoi World Championship Rematch (1981) (2) and the Taxco Interzonal (1985). (3)

1) 2) Robert Byrne, New York Times, 11 November 1981, 3) El Informador, 28 June 1985, p. 13-B.

Last updated: 2016-10-07 02:21:09

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Klein vs Myagmarsuren 0-161960Leipzig ol (Men) fin-CB56 Sicilian

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  Tabanus: The bio says he was born "Nov-23-1915",

but says he was born in 1930?

Nov-30-14  Karpova: Gaige gives 23 November 1915 for Paul Klein of Ecuador on p. 215 of 'Chess Personalia' (paperback).
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  Tabanus: <Karpova> Thanks! Wikipedia must be wrong here.

This picture from 1960 has Paul Klein (supposedly at age 45) standing to the left:

Nov-30-14  Karpova: In addition, I found this one which gives 23 November 1915 to March 1992.
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  Tabanus: (takes some time to load) (p. 20-27) gives a detailed account of his life!
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