Chess Player

Ossip Bernstein – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

The chess player Ossip Bernstein passed away at age 80, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Ossip Bernstein and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Russian chess legend who was at the height of his career before rankings were officially adopted and who was one of the first official Grandmasters in the game.

He earned a doctorate in law at Heidelberg University and later became a financial lawyer.

He was caught fleeing Russia during the Bolshevik Revolution by the Checka and was ordered shot by a firing squad because he was a legal advisor to bankers but was saved when the superior officer recognized him as a famous chess player.

He was raised in the pre-revolutionary Russian Empire.

He was believed to be an equal of early chess champion Emanuel Lasker.

How did Ossip Bernstein die?

Information about the death of Ossip Bernstein
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death80 years
ProfessionChess Player
Death dateNovember 30, 1962
Place of deathSaint-Arroman, France
Place of burialN/A