Wednesday, 02 December, 2020

Young Ukraine chess couple ‘killed by laughing gas’



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Stanislav Bogdanovich and Alexandra Vernigora lived in Moscow

A 27-12 months-previous Ukrainian chess winner and his girlfriend, 18, have been uncovered dead in their Moscow flat, apparently poisoned by laughing gasoline.

Media reports say Stanislav Bogdanovich and Alexandra Vernigora – also a leading chess player – had been identified with balloons that contains the gas, nitrous oxide. The fuel is inhaled using a balloon.

Russian investigators described the deaths, devoid of naming the pair, and explained there were being no indicators of foul participate in.

Bogdanovich was a speed chess winner.

Vernigora was also a professional chess player and was learning at Moscow Point out College.

The Ukrainian sports website activity.ua suggests Bogdanovich was a grandmaster from Odessa who won the Ukrainian Under-18 championship and many chess awards at international tournaments.

Russian chess web site chess-news.ru states that in 2015 he was rated eighth in the planet for pace (blitz) chess.

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Media captionDescribed: What is nitrous oxide – or ‘nos’?

Reviews say Bogdanovich drew significantly criticism a short while ago for representing Russia in an web chess match versus Ukraine, which he gained.

Sport.ua prices a Facebook write-up from him (in Russian) about that, in which he argued that participating in for Russia was great for organization, that he was living as a guest in Russia and getting dealt with properly, and this was his compact contribution to ending the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Nitrous oxide was first used as an anaesthetic in 1844, but is now currently being applied as a recreational drug and has been connected to a quantity of deaths. It can also result in respiration challenges, dangerously amplified coronary heart amount and burns.



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