Boris Verlinsky

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Birthday
8, 1888
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Oct 30, 1950 (62)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1888
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Oct 30, 1950 (62)

About

Ukrainian-Russian International Master of chess who was one of the top Soviet players of the 1920s.

Before Fame

He had meningitis as a child which left him deaf and mute.

Trivia

He never had the opportunity to play chess outside of the Soviet Union despite winning his 6th Soviet Championship in 1929.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Ukraine in the Soviet Union.

Associated With

He and Mark Taimanov were top Soviet chess players in the 1940s.