Chess playerDied when: 71 years 341 days (863 months)
Star Sign: Libra
Karl Robatsch (October 14, 1929 in Klagenfurt – September 19, 2000) was a leading Austrian chess player and a noted botanist.He moved to Graz at the age of 17 to become a student and often frequented the Mountainside Café, a popular meeting place for chess players.
As he already had a recognisable chess talent, he joined a local club 'SK Gemeinde' (Municipal chess club) and quickly advanced to master standard.
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