Miodrag Perunovic, age 38, is an International Master from Nis, Serbia. Miodrag was born and raised in Serbia, where he learned chess from his brother at the relatively late age of 12.
His first major chess success came in 2000 when he was crowned the Champion of Central Serbia. After a period of stagnation, Miodrag earned his FIDE Master title at the beginning of 2003 and then earned an unbelievable 7 IM norms over the next 6 months en route to becoming an International Master the very same year.
He passed the bar exam after graduating college with a Law Degree, and since 2005 is one of the most active chess coaches worldwide. Fluent in English, French, and Serbian, Miodrag has been the coach of over 450 students from various countries, including our very own GM Eric Hansen. Miodrag is the official commentator for the Montreal Chessbrahs in the 2018 PROchess League.