Death List IV of IV - The Chess Masters - By Year

Death List IV of IV - The Chess Masters - By Year

kboyer309
kboyer309
Jan 23, 2012, 7:56 PM |
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How did the great chess masters lose to the Grim Reaper's final checkmate?

This list is sorted by YEAR.  World Champions are in BOLD.

The last master to have died was also the oldest...99 in 2010.

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