Death List II of IV - The Chess Masters - By Name

Death List II of IV - The Chess Masters - By Name

kboyer309
kboyer309
Jan 23, 2012, 4:38 PM |
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How did the great chess masters lose to the Grim Reaper's final checkmate?

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

This list is sorted by LAST NAME.  World Champions are in BOLD.

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