Konstantin Landa passed away
The famous grandmaster was 50 years old. Previously, he was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer.
Landa was not only a strong player, but also one of the leading coaches in the world, known for his extensive theoretical knowledge. For many years he worked with Arkadij Naiditsch, helped the world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk and vice-world champion Aleksandra Goryachkina, the champion of Russia Evgeny Alekseev, the talented Italian chess player Daniele Vocaturo, coached the men’s team of Iran, the women’s team of Kazakhstan.