Florencio Campomanes

 

 

Age: 83

 

Summary: former president of the World Chess Federation who made a controversial decision in 1985 to suspend the first title match between Russians Garry Kasparov and Antoly Karpov after it had lasted five months.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: February 22, 1927

 

Died: May 3, 2010

 

Location: Baguio City, the Philippines