Russian grandmaster Yuri Eliseev died tragically at the age of 20 years
A close friend of the deceased said that the young player fell from the 12th floor.
MOSCOW, November 27. /TASS/. Russian grandmaster and former champion of Russia in classical chess Yuri Eliseev died tragically at the age of 20 years in Moscow. About this in his account in social network “Vkontakte” reported a close friend Eliseeva Daniil Dubov, who is also a grandmaster.
“Tonight we tragically lost a close friend of mine, a brilliant chess player and analyst, one of the most talented people I know Yuri Eliseev. He tried to climb out the window to the balcony on the twelfth floor, but failed,” wrote Oaks.
Killed Yuriy Eliseev | He was twenty https://t.co/MR6uJN8S2Y pic.twitter.com/ArP0ahZg5j
— Chess-News.ru (@Chess__News) 27 Nov 2016.
Elisha became the world champion among cadets 2012, and in 2013 received the title of grandmaster at the age of 16 won the championship of Russia in classical chess. In 2016, the Eliseev has won the annual festival “Moscow Open”.
In the world ranking of the International chess Federation (FIDE), the young athlete took 212 place (42 — in Russia).