Tuesday, October 23, 2012 19:12
Leon Pliester passed away at the age of 58. The Dutch International Master suffered from a liver illness which had affected his kidneys as well. This was reported by the Dutch Chess Federation today on its website.
Leon Pliester | Photo by Dimitri Reinderman
Pliester learnt chess when he was four years old - the game was taught by his uncle Jan. (...