Vugar Gashimov

 

 

 

Age: 27

 

Summary: Azerbaijani chess grandmaster considered as one of the world's top chess players for 10 years who had helped to lead his team to the gold medal in the European Team Chess Championship in 2009.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a brain tumor

 

Born: July 24, 1986

 

Died: January 10, 2014

 

Location: Heidelberg, Germany