Igor Kurnosov

Russian chess grandmaster
Igor Kurnosov on 14 May 2010.

Igor Dmitrievich Kurnosov (Russian: Игорь Дмитриевич Курносов; 30 May 1985 – 8 August 2013) was a Russian chess grandmaster. In 2008, he won the Arctic Chess Challenge. He was also the winner of 2008/9 Hastings Masters tournament.

Kurnosov died after he was hit by a car in the early hours of 8 August 2013 in his hometown of Chelyabinsk. He was aged 28.[1]


  1. Doggers, Peter (8 August 2013). "GM Igor Kurnosov hit by car, dies at 28". Chess Vibes. Retrieved 22 February 2014.

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