EICC 2012

European Individual Chess Championship 2012

A fifth grade child suicide after losing a game of chess

The ten-year old boy was launched by a window of the second floor of the school of New Jersey during the break between classes.

Menor de quinto de primaria se suicida tras perder juego de ajedrez

The Assistant told police that the child was upset that his opponent captured their King without saying “checkmate”.

A child of fifth grade he lost a game of chess during the break time and he committed suicide by jumping out a window of the second floor of the school after his opponent would not say “checkmate” before taking their King, police said.

Dumont police unveiled a report on Wednesday about what happened until the student of 10 years of the saltera Grant Elementary School vacuum after a chess match last month, reported the newspaper The Record.

The Assistant told police that the child was upset that his opponent captured their King without saying “checkmate”. She added that she saw the child write a note after the departure, deliver it to his opponent and ask you to not read it until it reached to the cafeteria.

The Assistant said she confiscated the note, read it and when turned saw the boy jumping out the window, says the report.

According to the report, a classmate said that the child had alluded to throw through the window on at least four occasions. After a tight game of chess in December, said the classmate, the boy became enraged after losing and said: “I am very near of throw me out the window”.

The classmate said that never told anyone about the threats because he thought the boy was joking, says the report.

Parents of the boy who committed suicide are asking help of Boca Raton wrongful death attorney to guide them through the process of obtaining compensation for their son’s accident.