Dmitry Svetushkin Death – Dead – Obituary : International Chess Player Passed Away.

By John Okoro | September 4, 2020

Dmitry Svetushkin Death – Dead Obituary : International Chess Player Passed Away.

Dmitry Svetushkin has died, according to a statement posted online on September. 4, 2020.

We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media., 

One of the strongest Moldavian grandmasters Dmitry Svetushkin has untimely passed away. Our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and the whole Moldavian chess community.
2010 national champion, Svetushkin was the permanent member of the Moldavian national team. At the 2014 Olympiad, he achieved a rating performance of 2809, the fourth-best on board two.
A strong player with many original opening ideas and deep positional understanding, he climbed to 2621 Elo rating and was a key figure in Moldavian chess. Svetushkin was a successful trainer, he worked with all the strongest young players in his country.
An intellectual with a wide range of interests, an expert in poetry, Dmitry was also very fond of sports with triathlon being his favorite. Incapable of any conflicts, Dmitry was a good friend to many chess players all around the world. This loss has shaken the whole chess community.
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Cause of Death.

We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.


The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.

Chess Federation of Russia
RIP Dmitry Svetushkin (1980-2020). Our deepest condolences to his near and dear ones

Posted by Eustaquio Echai Chai on Friday, September 4, 2020

Hoy me llegaba una triste noticia, muy triste, se nos ha ido un gran profesional del ajedrez y una grandísima persona,…

Posted by Juan J Reina on Friday, September 4, 2020

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