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In Memoriam – GM Dragan Paunovic

Grandmaster Dragan Paunovic passed away after a heart attack at the age 55, a couple of days after completing the open tournament in LLucmajor.

Several years ago Paunovic suffered heart attack during the Team Championship in Valjevo. He recovered after timely intervention.

Paunovic was resident of La Coruna in Spain. He won many tournaments in the region, including Sanxenxo, Valladolid and Coimbra.

The Serbian Chess Federation will hold commemoration on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Dragan Paunovic

GM Dragan Paunovic with Sanxenxo trophy

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