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Boris Blumin
Number of games in database: 25
Years covered: 1938 to 1969
Overall record: +8 -15 =2 (36.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Jan-11-1908, died Feb-16-1998, 90 years old) Russia (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Boris Blumin was in born in St. Petersburg, Russia. Residing in Toronto, Ontario at one point, he was Canadian champion in 1936 (represented Montreal with 10/11 at Toronto) and 1937 (9.5/10 at Quebec). He later moved to the United States to become a U.S. master.


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 page 1 of 1; games 1-25 of 25  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Soudakoff vs B Blumin  0-152193839th ACF Congress. Prelim RD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
2. B Blumin vs J Fliegel  1-0481938ACF CongressA91 Dutch Defense
3. B Blumin vs Santasiere  0-1401938ACF CongressD75 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
4. D S Polland vs B Blumin  1-0441938ACF CongressE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
5. B Blumin vs I A Horowitz  1-0661938ACF CongressD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. B Blumin vs B Dahlstrom  1-091193839th ACF Congress. FinalD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. B Blumin vs J Moskowitz  1-0511938ACF Congress (Final)D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Kashdan vs B Blumin  1-0591938USA Ch fin-AD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
9. Harold Morton vs B Blumin  0-162193839th ACF Congress. FinalD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
10. Santasiere vs B Blumin 1-0291939New York USA opA46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. W Adams vs B Blumin 1-028193940th ACF Congress. ChampionshipC26 Vienna
12. B Blumin vs O Ulvestad  1-019193940th ACF Congress. ChampionshipA52 Budapest Gambit
13. B Blumin vs Fine  0-1361939ACF Congress (Championship)E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
14. M Green vs B Blumin 1-0271939USA-chD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. Santasiere vs B Blumin  1-061193940th ACF Congress. ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
16. I A Horowitz vs B Blumin  1-030193940th ACF Congress. FinalC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. B Blumin vs G Hellman 1-0281939ACF CongressD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Pinkus vs B Blumin  1-042193940th ACF Congress. ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. B Blumin vs Reshevsky  0-137193940th ACF Congress. ChampionshipD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
20. Pinkus vs B Blumin  1-0481941New YorkC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
21. H Steiner vs B Blumin  1-0371941US Open. Preliminary 2A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
22. H Steiner vs B Blumin  ½-½441941US Open. Championship FinalA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
23. Fine vs B Blumin  ½-½411941US OpenD83 Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit
24. B Blumin vs Bruno Schmidt 0-1801941US OpenD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
25. B Blumin vs Benko 0-1341969Atlantic OpenA57 Benko Gambit
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  Benzol: Boris Blumin
Born 29th December 1907 in St Petersburg
Canadian champion in 1936 and 1937.
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  whiteshark: Lo, How a Rose E'er Blumin
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  whiteshark: Typo in the bio: 29th of December <1929> should be replaced by the actual year <1907 <!>>.
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  whiteshark: Boris Blumin (29 Dec 1907 Julian calendar (11 Jan 1908), Sankt Petersburg - 16 Feb 1998, Trenton, New Jersey)

Oct-23-14  ljfyffe: <In the (1942) finals of LeDain's Trans-Canada event, as it was called, Boris Blumin, an OTB Canadian Champion and salesman for the Eaton department store chain, engineered a 5/5 result....>
Oct-23-14  ljfyffe: Zehr and MacDonald: The History of Correspondence Chess In Canada.
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