Monday, February 25, 2013

Milan Velimirovic, 1952 - 2013

Today, an important man of chess composition passed away, Milan Velimirovic, who was born in Niš, Yugoslavia, in Apr 21, 1952.

May he rest in peace.

First of all, he was a very good person, as many of his collaborators say, from every continent of Earth.
He was also a very good solver (Grand Master in Solving, in 1984) and a very good composer (Grand Master in Composing, in 2010).
He created the site MatPlus.Net and the software MatPlus Librarian.
He wrote important books, with last the "Encyclopedia of Chess Problems - Themes and Terms", (Chess Informant, Belgrad, 2012), together with Kari Valtonen.

Some words about his life were written on his site ( and in other chess pages, here ( and here (

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