Games Festival 2010 – Chess Events

European Individual School Championship,
International School Cup

Thessaloniki International Open Tournament 2010
International Open Blitz Tournament
5-11th April 2010

European Seniors’ Individual Rapid Championship,
European Seniors’ Individual Championship,
8-18th April 2010

The registrations and preparations for the 2010 Games Festival are running and Thessaloniki is ready to host a huge chess event.

In the chess section of the Games Festival more than 500 players are expected to play in the 3 tournaments: Euro Chess School (International School Open) – Euro Chess Seniors – Thessaloniki International Open. 10 Grandmasters and International Masters are invited for the open tournament which will be held in 2 groups (A – over 2000 elo, B – U1800 elo, players rated between 1800-2000 have the right to choose their group).

The chess tournaments are hosted in the luxurious GRAND HOTEL PALACE in the west part of the city under excellent playing conditions.

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For information and registrations please contact:

For online registrations:

For information related to this press release and other queries please contact:
The Festival Organizing Committee
Tel/fax: +30 2310 865778 – e-mail:
V.Olgas 285, Thessaloniki, Greece