Who is Arianne Caoili Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Twitter & More Facts

Arianne Caoili Wiki, Arianne Caoili Bio

 Arianne Caoili, one of the strongest Filipina chess players, died on Tuesday, March 31, after sustaining injuries in a vehicular crash that happened two weeks ago in Armenia.

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Arianne Bo Caoili was a Filipino and Australian chess player. She was awarded the title of Woman International Master (WIM) by FIDE, won the Oceania women’s chess championship in 2009 and competed in seven Women’s Chess Olympiads.

Facts Need to Know about Arianne Caoili

Born: December 22, 1986, Manila, Philippines
Died: March 30, 2020
Spouse: Levon Aronian (m. 2017)
Title: FIDE titles
Peak rating: 2309 (October 2002)

Arianne Caoili Age

She was 34 years old.

Arianne Caoili Chess

Born in Manila, Philippines, Caoili began playing chess at six years old. On 22 December 2000, she won the Asian girls under 16 championship in Bagac, Philippines. The following year, she scored 5½/9 points in the strong Conca Della Presolana tournament in Italy. In the FIDE rating list of October 2002, Caoili achieved her peak rating of 2309. In 2004 Caoili transferred chess federations to represent Australia. In 2009, she won the London Chess Classic Women’s Invitational tournament with a score of 8/9, two points ahead of the runner-up. In the same year, Caoili won the Oceania Women’s Zonal Championship and as a result, qualified to play in the Women’s World Championship 2010. However, in this competition, she did not show up.

Caoili played for the Philippines in the Women’s Chess Olympiad in 1998 and 2000. She represented Australia in the same competition in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012.

Arianne Caoili  Television appearances

Caoili was one of the celebrity dancers in the fifth Australian season of Dancing with the Stars. Her professional dance partner was Carmelo Pizzino and she finished as the series’ runner-up behind Anthony Koutoufides.

In an episode of the Australian TV show Deal or No Deal, she won a car for the home competition entrant.

Arianne Caoili Personal life

From 2008, Caoili was in a relationship with one of the world’s top chess grandmasters, Levon Aronian. They first met in 1996, at the World Youth Chess Championships in Las Palmas, and became friends in 2006, being introduced by their mutual friend Alex Wohl. Aronian and Caoili became officially engaged in 2015 and were married on 30 September 2017 at the 13th-century Saghmosavank Monastery, with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and his wife Rita Sargsyan in attendance.

She spoke several languages fluently, and had studied for a Ph.D. at a German university on “Russian foreign policy, especially its economic and business relations with Armenia on a state and individual level”. She worked as a consultant for a global consultancy firm. From 2013 until her death in 2020, Caoili lived and worked in Armenia.

Arianne Caoili Death

Caolli died at the age of 33, as reported by Armenian media, which stirred Filipinas who only saw her games on databases after Caoili transferred from the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) to Australia in 2004.

Her husband, Armenian chess hero Levon Aronian, confirmed Caoili’s death. “I have no words to express the grievance over my wife’s Arianne’s death. She was intelligent, hardworking, and joyous person that lived a beautiful life. I love you, honeybun, sleep tight,” he said on Twitter.

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