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The Games Festival 2012 has begun!

Apr 16, 2012 1 Comment by

The Games Festival 2012 has started today at the Olympic Hall Congress Center, in Porto Carras Grand Resort, Greece. The Festival incorporates two main chess events – the FIDE World Amateur Championship 2012 and the 4th International Open Chess Tournament “Alexander the Great”. A total of 163 chess players from 32 countries gathered to compete [...]

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FIDE World Amateur Championship 2012

Nov 29, 2011 12 Comments by

The “Chess Academy of Thessaloniki”, the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and the Greek Chess Federation have the honour of inviting all national chess federations and eligible players in the FIDE World Amateur Chess Championship 2012 to be held in the 5-star Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki, Northern Greece from 16 April (1st round) to [...]

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Greek Women and Romanian Men Dominate World Amateur Chess Championship

May 04, 2009 No Comments by

In a dramatic last round of the World Amateur Chess Championship, Romanian players kept better concentration and scored wins on top two tables. Stefan Parlog beat Euclides Roberto Ferreira to claim the Championship and earn FM title. Radu-Cristian Toma, constantly present on the top boards, won against the Greek challenger Odyseas Kesidis and kept the [...]

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World Amateur Chess Championship – R8 Results and Standings, R9 Pairings

May 03, 2009 No Comments

After a fierce battle on top boards in round eight, the World Amateur Chess Championship is heading into completely unclear finish. Stefan Parlog beat his fellow Romanian Radu-Cristian Toma to take over the first place. Toma is still sharing the second, joined by Euclides Roberto Ferreira from Curitiba, Brazil, and local player Odyseas Kesidis. It [...]

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