In Vladimir at the age of 49 years in his apartment died a connoisseur of popular club “What? Where? When?” Georgiy Vadimovich Zharkov. In 1998 he was awarded the prize “crystal owl” as the best player. Georgy Zharkov twice had myocardial infarction, and, second, very recently, which could lead to a tragic outcome.
George was born 7 December 1966 in Vladimir. There he studied at the historical faculty of the State pedagogical Institute and later on graduated courses at Moscow state University. Learning he loved, was reputed to be an intellectual. Exams passed, prematurely, just because they are not loved. As he spoke, there were always more interesting things. Georgy Zharkov served in engineering forces at the Baikonur cosmodrome, worked as a psychologist in the local school., he taught at the Vladimir College of culture and art. He became a candidate of psychological Sciences, member of the regional Public chamber of the third convocation, head of the Vladimir club of intellectual games. Georgy Zharkov was leading socio-political blog “the Trend is 33” and lived very actively: developed outreach projects, supervised volunteer activities, housing and communal services, participated in the civil monitoring initiatives.
It was difficult and even dramatic life. In 2007, George V. was sentenced to 4.5 years of probation for violent actions against 19-year-old boy and his kidnapping. Pled not guilty, about what in detail wrote in his blog. In 2009, the conviction was expunged. Appeared and open letters to his associates in the game who have lost patience from some statements Zharkova on the Internet. And they really were straightforward. People said that they did not consider it possible for her participation in tournaments, to which the Zharkov. In particular in one of the letters included the following lines: “We believe that if George Zharkov will become persona non grata in the entire movement, our community will become a little cleaner”. He violated the rules of the games and tournaments. On this occasion convened meeting, have made decisions, and Zharkov continued to violate regulations adopted by the community of players.
About yourself Georgy Vadimovich said: “Bumbling optimist, spreader of creative ideas, and then he forced them to pick up. Love life, love scoop”. He believed that in order to participate in the game “What? Where? When?” have to be yourself, otherwise it will not work.
Farewell to George Surkovym will be held March 2 at the hall funeral service is judicial-medical examination Vladimir.