How Ossip Bernstein Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Ossip Bernstein reached the respectable age of 80 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Chess Player.

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