Elena Altsjoel

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Elena Altsjoel
Native name Алена Барысаўна Альтшуль
Born (1964-04-04) April 4, 1964 (age 53)
Minsk, Belarusian SSR
Nationality Belarusian
Known for Women's World Draughts Champion in 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985.
Spouse(s) Vadim Virny

Elena Altsjoel (also Altshul, Altchul or Altchoul; Belarusian: Алена Барысаўна Альтшуль, born 4 April 1964 in Minsk, Belarusian SSR) was the Women's World Draughts Champion in 1980 and from 1982 to 1985.[1] She won her championship as a Soviet player, but today resides in Germany[2] with her husband Vadim Virny.


  1. ^ "World Draughts Federation". Fmjd.org. Retrieved 2013-11-05. 
  2. ^ "KNDB". Toernooibase.kndb.nl. Retrieved 2013-11-05.