Ivan Bukavshin Passed Away at the Age of 20

Время публикации: 12.01.2016 15:05 | Последнее обновление: 13.01.2017 14:08

The cause of death is supposed to be stroke

The shocking news was reported by the Russian Chess Federation website. According to the preliminary information, the Russian GM's sudden death was caused by stroke.

Bukavshin was born at the south of Russia, in Rostov-on-Don, but then moved to Tolyatti. He was one of the most promising Russian chess players, the winner and medalist of multiple youth championships and adult competitions in Russia and the world. His rating on the 1st of January was 2658.

The previous year was particularly successful for Bukavshin, as he came first in the Russian Juniors Championship under 21, took part in the Russian Men's Superfinal, and won the Russian Men's Cup in December.

2015 Russian Cup medalists. From left to right: Kokarev, Bukavshin, Khismatullin

Just a few days before the New Year, Bukavshin played for the Princes team at the Nutcracker tournament in Moscow.

We present our condolences to Ivan's family and friends.



Соболезную родным и близким.

Соболезную родным и близким.

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