|Jun-06-06|| ||KingG: Depending on how this is pronounced, it could be a great name for a chess player.|
|Jun-06-06|| ||TheAlchemist: I thik it should be Pah-ooh'-no-vich|
|Jan-09-08|| ||BIDMONFA: Dragan Paunovic|
|Dec-12-09|| ||Tabanus: GM Dragan Paunovic, Serbia, born 8 November 1961. Now rated 2554, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...|
IM in 1984. GM in 2007. Rated 2556 in Sept. 2009. ICC: Paun
Played in Mitropa Cup 1984 (board 4). Lives now in Spain, or at least plays most of his tournaments there.
Winner of XVIII Ferrol Open 2002, 9th in Malaga Open 2004, 2nd in Magistral de Elgoibar 2007, 3rd in Figueira da Foz 2007, 8th (shared 1st) in World Open León 2008, 1st in Malaga Open July 2009, 5th in Torneio Internacional da Figueira Foz 2009.
http://www.depassagem.info/files/Hu... (& Hugo Lima Santos)
|Jul-25-10|| ||Tabanus: Today he was 6th in the Andorra Open 17-25 July 2010:|
|Nov-08-10|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday Dragan!|
|Nov-08-11|| ||brankat: And another one ! :-)|
|Nov-08-14|| ||ketchuplover: + 3 more :)|
|May-19-16|| ||sonia91: RIP: http://www.chessdom.com/in-memoriam...|
|May-19-16|| ||Stonehenge: RIP
He already had a heart attack in 2011:
|May-20-16|| ||whiteshark: It seems that he played his last tournament (the V Open Internacional LLucmajor 2016) on the island of Mallorca from 8th-15th May 2016:|
Paunovic's opponents there: http://www.chess-results.com/tnr219...
Photos of participants: http://www.winterchess.com/es/torne...
Photo from rd 6 game vs Ori Kobo (left): http://de.chessbase.com/portals/all...
|May-20-16|| ||chancho: It appears that Dragan Paunovic died on the 17th of May if as it says at the chessdom site, <he passed away a couple of days after completing the open tournament in LLucmajor.>|
<the 5th Open Internacional de LLucmajor was held from 8-15th May at the Club Nautico de LLucmajor, Mallorca, Spain.>
|May-20-16|| ||Stonehenge: 19th of May here:
|May-20-16|| ||sonia91: <Stonehenge> 19th of May is the publication date of the Chessdom article...|
|May-20-16|| ||Stonehenge: My Spanish isn't too good (Paunovic lived in Spain) but he died Wednesday night. That can be early Thursday morning:|
|Nov-08-16|| ||Marmot PFL: <It appears that Dragan Paunovic died on the 17th of May if as it says at the chessdom site, <he passed away a couple of days after completing the open tournament in LLucmajor.>|
Two players died during the 2014 Olympiad, and with players like Purdy and Tate dying at the board it could be that the stress of a chess tournament is equal to that of running a marathon, with similar health risks.