The chess player Tigran Petrosian passed away at age 55, too young.
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Soviet chess master who was the World Chess Champion from 1963 to 1969.
He began formal chess training when he was 12 years old.
He won the Soviet Championship four times (1959, 1961, 1969, and 1975) and a 2004 study recognized him as the all time hardest player to beat.
How did Tigran Petrosian die?
Petrosian died of stomach cancer on 13 August 1984, in Moscow and is buried in the Moscow Armenian Cemetery.
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||55 years|
|Birthday||June 17, 1929|
|Death date||August 13, 1984|
|Place of death||Moscow, Russia|
|Place of burial||N/A|