Thessaloniki Open


The Chess Club “Chess Academy of Thessaloniki Galaxias” announces the International Open Chess Tournament Thessaloniki 2010”, which will be held with open participation and nine (9) rounds Swiss system. The tournament will be held in Hotel Grand Hotel Palace, Thessaloniki, from April 5 to 11 2010. The tournament will be held with time control for each player regulations 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the Game with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1. The FIDE system rules are valid. The tournament will be FIDE rated.

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A Group: Players with FIDE Rating over 1800

B Group: Players with FIDE Rating till 2000 and players without FIDE Rating (players with rating 1800-2000 can choose between the two groups).

About Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is 2.300 years old city, was founded in 315 BC by King Cassandros and was named after the sister of
Alexander the Great. Thessaloniki is the center of Greek North and the country’s second laregest city with 1.200.000
population. Thessaloniki is the leading conference city in Greece and one of the main culural destinations in Europe. A city by the sea with annual average of 300 days of sunshine. Internation airport with direct filght to Europen capitals and other cities. Excellent starting point for interesting excursions. Organizing Commiittee will provide the information and help for visits in various museums, ancient places,cultural events, concerts and marvelous seaside restaurants.

Thessaloniki International Open 2009.

Round 1 Results Standings
Round 2 Results Standings
Round 3 Results Standings
Round 4 Results Standings
Round 5 Results Standings
Round 6 Results Standings
Round 7 Results Standings
Round 8 Results Standings
Round 9 Results Final Standings

Results and Pairings on Chess-Results