Anatoly Lein

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Birthday
28, 1931
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
28, 1931 (age 87)
Birthplace
Russia

About

After becoming a Grandmaster in 1968, this champion chess player competed in the 1976 U.S. Open Chess Tournament and in the 1978 Chess Olympiad.

Before Fame

In 1964, the World Chess Federation awarded him its International Master title.

Trivia

He was inducted into the World Chess Hall of Fame in 2005.

Family Life

Born and raised in Leningrad (present-day Saint Petersburg), Russia, he later settled in the United States.

Associated With

He defeated Latvian World Champion chess player Mikhail Tal.