Russian Chess Grandmaster Yuri Eliseev Dies After Parkour Fall

Was parkour really worth the chess champ career?

Yuri Eliseev / Photo: twitter

Russia – A young Russian chess grandmaster Yuri Eliseev, has fallen to his death in a parkour accident while jumping between balconies in Moscow. This is a big loss for the chess community as young Yuri has received grand master statues at just 17 years of age, but later he developed an interest for parkour sport.

This is probably one obvious reason how parkour is a dangerous acrobatic discipline which can result in death of young people that are attracted to it due to popular Youtube videos.

Russian parkour performance:

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