Young grandmaster Yury Eliseev died doing parkour

On the death of Yuri Eliseev said his friend, grassmaster Daniil Dubov. According to preliminary data, the young chess player was fond of parkour and fell when he tried to climb out the window onto the balcony.

Yuri Yeliseyev. Photo: VKontakte

On the death of the winner of the chess tournament Moscow Open in 2016 Yuri Yeliseyev said his friend, also a grandmaster Daniil Dubov.

On his page in Vkontakte he wrote that the ex-champion of Russia “tried to climb out the window to the balcony on the twelfth floor, but failed”.

As reported in the Metropolitan Directorate of the interior Ministry, the tragedy occurred at 23:30 the house number 16 building 1 on Pyatnitskoe highway. A law enforcement source confirmed the words Dubov that Elisha fell, tried to climb to the balcony next door.

Visit Eliseeva his friend, who is also involved in chess, September 1, posted photos, where Elisha is hanging on the wall in the same hand. Most likely, the tragedy occurred during extreme training parkour.


Photo: VKontakte

The Russian chess Federation has offered condolences to the family of the deceased grandmaster.

Yuri Yeliseyev in 2012 became the world chess champion among cadets. In the same year became the champion of Russia on classical chess in an age category till 16 years. In 2013-m received the title of grandmaster in 2016 and won the tournament Moscow Open. In the world ranking of the International chess Federation (FIDE) Elisha took 212 place, but 42nd among Russians.

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