- BERNSTEIN, OSIP SAMOILOVICH
- BERNSTEIN, OSIP SAMOILOVICH (1882–1961), Russian-French chess master, born in Zhitomir. Bernstein placed second to Tchigorin in the Russian championship (Kiev, 1903) and tied with akiva rubinstein for first place in a tournament at Ostend, Belgium (1907). He settled in France after 1916 and shared a first prize with Miguel najdorf , at Montevideo, Uruguay, when 72.
Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.