Joaquim Durão

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Durão in November 2009.

Joaquim Manuel Durão (25 October 1930 – 21 May 2015) was a Portuguese chess player. He was an International Master from 1975 until his death. He was 13 times Portuguese champion, and represented his country in ten Chess Olympiads. He was also president of the Portuguese Chess Federation.

Durão was born in Lisbon. He died on 21 May 2015, aged 84.[1]

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  1. "In Memoriam – Joaquim Durão". chessdom.com. 21 May 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2015.