Russian grand master Bukavshin dies of suspected stroke aged 20

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 12, 2016 6:59 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's 20-year-old chess grand master Ivan Bukavshin died of a suspected stroke on Tuesday, the Russian Chess Federation said on its website.

Bukavshin became an international grand master in 2011, one of the game's top accolades, and won the Russian Cup last year.

(Reporting By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy; Editing by Andrew Heavens)