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Death List I of IV - The Chess Masters - By Cause

Death List I of IV - The Chess Masters - By Cause

kboyer309
Jan 23, 2012, 3:42 PM 3

How did the great chess masters lose to the Grim Reaper's final checkmate?

What do Alexander Alekhine and Mama Cass have in common?

Here's a list, sorted in various and nefarious ways.

This list is sorted by CAUSE OF DEATH.  World Champions are in BOLD.

R.   I.    P.

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List 1 of 4

Cause of Death Last Name First Name  Age        Year
Accident (auto) Flesch Janos 50 1983
Accident (choking on meat) Alekhine Alexander  54 1946
Accident (fall from horse carriage) Saint-Amant Pierre 72 1872
Accident (fall on stairs) Rossolimo Nicholas 65 1975
Accident (fell in beach rocks) Agzamov Georgy  32 1986
Accident (froze in Alps) Perlis Julius 33 1913
Accident (gas leak) Yates Frederick 48 1932
Age related Koltanowski George 97 2000
Age related Lilienthal Andor A. 99 2010
Appendicitis Grigoriev Nikolai 43 1938
Cancer Botvinnik Mikhail 83 1995
Cancer Petrosian Tigran 55 1984
Diabetes Larsen Bent  75 1935
Diabetes Miles Tony 46 2001
Diabetes Paulsen Louis 58 1891
Diabetes Tchigorin Mikhail 58 1908
Heart  Anderssen Adolf 60 1879
Heart  Blackburne Joseph 82 1924
Heart  Bogoljubov Efim 63 1952
Heart  Breyer Gyula 28 1921
Heart  Edmundson Ed 62 1982
Heart  Euwe Max 80 1981
Heart  Keres Paul 59 1975
Heart  Lasker Emanuel 72 1941
Heart  Leonhardt Paul 59 1938
Heart  Marshall Frank 67 1944
Heart  Najdorf Miguel 87 1997
Heart  Simagin Vladimir 49 1968
Heart  Stahlberg Gideon 59 1967
Heart  Staunton Howard 64 1874
Heart  Steiner Herman 50 1955
Heart  Steinitz William 64 1900
Kidney Fischer Bobby 64 2008
Kidney McDonnell Alexander  37 1835
Kidney Tal Mikhail 56 1992
Lupus Byrne Donald 45 1976
Murdered (Poisoned) Boi Paolo 70 1598
Murdered (Stabbed) Turner Abe  38 1962
Operation complications (gallbladder) Evans Larry 78 2010
Operation complications (leg) Zaitsev Alexander  36 1971
Operation complications (ulcer) Colle Edgar 34 1932
Pneumonia Nimzovich Aron 49 1935
Pneumonia Schlechter Carl 44 1918
Scarlet Fever Reti Richard 40 1929
Stroke Bronstein David 82 2006
Stroke Capablanca Jose 54 1942
Stroke Morphy Paul 47 1884
Stroke Zukertort Johann 45 1888
Suicide (along with wife...poisoned) Zweig Stefan 61 1942
Suicide (fall) Bardeleben Curt von 63 1924
Suicide (overdose) Mackenzie George  54 1891
Suicide (train) Minckwitz Johannes 58 1901
Syphilis Pillsbury Harry 34 1906
TB Charousek Rudolf  27 1900
Typhoid Fever Boden Samuel 56 1882
War (bomb) llyin-Genevsky Alexander  47 1941
War (bomb) Menchik Vera 38 1944
War (executed) Treybal Karel 56 1941
War (gassed) Landau Salo 41 1944
War (prison camp) Petrov Vladimir 38 1945
War (shot) Junge Klaus 21 1945
War (shot) Krylenko Nikolai 53 1938
War (shot) Kubbel Leonid 51 1942
War (shot) Przepiorka David 60 1940
War (starvation) Troitzky Alexi 76 1942

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