Stanislav Bogdanovich

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Bogdanovich in 2014

Stanislav Eduardovich Bogdanovich (Ukrainian: Станіслав Едуардович Богданович; 4 February 1993 – 5 March 2020) was a Ukrainian chess player. He was born in Odessa. He was awarded the title of International Master in 2009, and Grandmaster in 2017. He was notably Ukrainian under-18 champion and the Champion of Odessa. In early March 2020, shortly before his death, he played in an online chess match for Russia against Ukraine.[1]

Bogdanovich was dating fellow chess player Alexandra Vernigora at the time of his death. On 5 March 2020, Bogdanovich was found dead alongside his girlfriend in a Moscow apartment. Police linked their deaths to an overdose of nitrous oxide.[2]

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  1. "Гросмейстер з Одеси хизується, що зіграв за Росію в шаховому матчі проти України". (in Ukrainian). 3 March 2020. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
  2. "Young Ukraine chess couple 'killed by laughing gas'". BBC News. 6 March 2020. Retrieved 7 March 2020.

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