Svetozar Gligoric



Age: 89


Summary: Serbian chess grandmaster considered as one of the greatest players of the 20th century who never won the world championship, but once losing a chance to play for the title by executing a fatally impulsive move in response to critics who found his match boring.



Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke


Born: February 2, 1923


Died: August 14, 2012


Location: Belgrade, Serbia