Elena Tairova

 

 

Age: 18

 

Summary: Russian chess player who became an international chess grandmaster at age 14 in 2006 and won a succession in the World European girls' junior titles at the Russian women's under-20 champion before she became a runner-up in the tournament's superfinals for the 2007 Russia vs. China match.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: August 28, 1991

 

Died: March 16, 2010

 

Location: Moscow, Russia