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Australian chess player Arianne Caoili, 33, dies in Yerevan two weeks after car crash

Australian chess player Arianne Caoili, 33, dies in Yerevan two weeks after car crash

YEREVAN, MARCH 31, ARMENPRESS. Filipino-born Australian chess player Arianne Caoili has died at the age of 33 in Yerevan, Armenia, two weeks after being seriously injured in a car crash.

The cause of death wasn’t immediately available.

Caoili’s husband, the Armenian chess grandmaster Levon Aronian, tweeted: “I have no words to express the grievance over my wife Arianne's death. She was intelligent , hard working and joyous person that lived a beautiful life...
I love you honeybun, sleep tight”.

Many renowned chess players from all over the world, namely Magnus Carlsen and Anish Giri, expressed condolences to Aronian.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan

 





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