RIP Arianne Caoili (1986-2020)

RIP Arianne Caoili (1986-2020)

Our deepest condolences to Levon Aronian and their close ones.

Photo: Amruta Mokal

Arianne Caoili (1986-2020) has passed away  after suffering a severe road accident on the night of March 15. The terrible news was shared by her husband Levon Aronian, one of the strongest players in the world, in his Twitter account. 

Arianne Caoili was an Australian chess player born in Manila, Philippines. Women International Master. She won the Oceania women’s chess championship in 2009 and competed in seven Women’s Chess Olympiads. Levon Aronian and Arianne Caoili got married in 2017, right after the Armenian grandmaster won the FIDE World Cup. Caoili was living and working in Armenia over recent years. 

We express our deepest condolences to Levon Aronian, all their family and close ones.

Chess Federation of Russia