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Friday, July 13, 2012

Artemis Chess Cup Begins in Leros, Greece with GM Mastrovasilis

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Hi everyone,

The 4th International Chess Tournament “Artemis Cup” Leros 2012 has begun at the Convention Center Crithoni’s Paradise Hotel, on island Leros, Greece. It runs from July 11-18.
The tournament is organised by the Municipality of Leros, E.S.TH.(Union Of Chess Players Of Thessaloniki), Educational and Cultural Youth Club “Artemis”. Game System: 9 round Swiss, according to FIDE and Greek Chess Federation regulations.
There will be two Groups (A for players with ELO-rating > 1600 and B for players rated <1600). The prize fund is 6,000 EUR. The winner of the A Group takes 1000 EUR. You can access more details about the chess tournament at the official website in Greek.

Top players registered for the event include:

1 GM Mastrovasilis Dimitrios GRE 2616
2 GM Vajda Levente ROU 2613
3 GM Papaioannou Ioannis GRE 2597
4 GM Ivanov Sergey RUS 2552
5 GM Mastrovasilis Athanasios GRE 2533
6 GM Horvath Adam HUN 2496
7 GM Jeremic Veljko SRB 2496
8 GM Czebe Attila HUN 2478
9 IM Meszaros Tamas HUN 2423
10 IM Martynov Pavel RUS 2411
11 IM Estremera Panos Sergio ESP 2376
12 FM Pavlidis Anastasios GRE 2360
13 WGM Zawadzka Jolanta POL 2359
14 IM Grigoriadis Alexandros GRE 2293
15 WGM Calzetta Ruiz Monica ESP 2282

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