Genesis Potini's Death

Born (Birthday) September 5, 1963

Death Date August 15, 2011

Age of Death 47 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Place of Death Gisborne, New Zealand

Place of Burial Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne, New Zealand

Profession Chess Player

The chess player Genesis Potini died at the age of 47. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former New Zealand chess player known for his proficiency in speed chess. He was the subject of the award-winning documentary Dark Horse.

He was of Maori descent.

How did Genesis Potini die?

Potini suffered from bipolar disorder and was regularly admitted to the hospital. Despite this, he was able to stabilize his life and make a solid contribution to his community during his last decade.

Genesis Potini died of a heart attack aged 47 on the 15th of August 2011.