The recently concluded Serbian Premier League had an unfortunate event when GM Dragan Paunovic experienced strong chest pain after completing the 9th round game.
He was immediately transported to the Valjevo Clinic where a heart attack was diagnosed. The timely intervention and stent installment stabilized his condition and he is recovering.
Serbia Chess Federation officials visited Paunovic and thanked the medical staff for the care.
Paunovic played for the team Omladinac from Novi Banovci. He is resident of La Coruna in Spain.