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GM Bassem Amin lifts Mediterranean trophy on his birthday

Mediterranean Chess AssociationThe 9th Mediterranean Men & Women’s Chess Championships 2014 took place from 2-10th September at the Atlantica Caldera Creta Paradise Hotel in Chania, Crete, Greece, sponsored by Kydon Sports Club and Krommydakis Group of Companies, and co-organized by Mediterranean Chess Association, Region of Crete and Municipality of Platanias.

2014 Mediterranean Men & Women’s trophies went to Egypt after the Egyptian players GM Bassem Amin and WGM Khaled Mona emerged winners.

GM Bassem Amin and GM Vasilios Kotronios (Greece) finished on 7,5/9 points, but Amin prevailed on a better tie-break score. The best African player ever lifted the trophy right on his birthday, 9th September, and made himself a birthday gift of 1.250 € (shared first prize). Thus Amin is the current African, Arab and Mediterranean Chess Champion!

GM Vasilios Kotronias took the silver, while third place was shared by GM Ahmed Adly (Egypt) and GM Ioannis Nikolaidis (Greece) on 7 points.

WGM Khaled Mona became 2014 Mediterranean champion for women after defeating her main rival WGM Betul Cemre Yildiz (Turkey) in the last round. WGM Mona finished on 6,5 points and grabbed the first prize of 750 €.

WIM Ekaterini Pavlidou (Greece) and WIM Kiti Grosar (Slovenia) shared second place on 6 points each, but the Greek Olympic player took the silver.

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Final standigs:

1 GM Amin Bassem EGY 7,5
2 GM Kotronias Vasilios GRE 7,5
3 GM Adly Ahmed EGY 7
4 GM Nikolaidis Ioannis GRE 7
5 IM Erdogdu Mert TUR 6,5
6 Choukri Adel MAR 6,5
7 WGM Mona Khaled EGY 6,5
8 IM Lekic Dusan MNE 6,5
9 Ashiku Franc ALB 6,5
10 FM Suarez Gomez Julio ESP 6,5
11 FM Pavlidis Anastasios GRE 6
12 Liodakis Konstantinos-Spyros GRE 6
13 Kalogeris Ioannis GRE 6
14 WIM Pavlidou Ekaterini GRE 6
15 WIM Grosar Kiti SLO 6
16 Garcia Porlan Beatriz ESP 6
17 Georgakopoulos Nikolaos K. GRE 6
18 WIM Boric Elena BIH 6
19 CM Sakr Nassim LIB 5,5
20 Maasarani Mahmoud LIB 5,5
21 Milonakis Georgios GRE 5,5
22 Papadopoulos Argirios GRE 5,5
23 WCM Gjergji Rozana ALB 5,5
24 Fidrilakis Stavros GRE 5,5
25 Constantinou Pavlos CYP 5,5
26 Pavlidis Pavlos GRE 5,5
27 Ontabasidis Aristidis GRE 5,5
28 Petraki Evaggelia GRE 5,5
29 Papadokokolakis Panagiotis GRE 5,5
30 WCM Shabanaj Eglantina ALB 5,5
31 Papadimitrakis Georgios GRE 5,5
32 Chompitakis Konstantinos GRE 5,5
33 WGM Yildiz Betul Cemre TUR 5,5
34 Vozinaki Anthi – Maria GRE 5
35 Drakaki Anna-Maria GRE 5
36 Georgantas Antonios GRE 5
37 Marinakis Hristos GRE 5
38 Manigodic Bojan BIH 5
39 Tzemanakis Nikolaos GRE 5
40 Stratigi Evangelia GRE 5
41 Vasileiou Aimilia GRE 5
42 Shabanaj Alda ALB 4,5
43 Petraki Argiro GRE 4,5
44 Tsakouridis Georgios GRE 4,5
45 Filoxeni Danai GRE 4,5
46 Pavloudakis Georgios GRE 4,5
47 Papadokonstantakis Hristos GRE 4,5
48 Stratigi Ioanna GRE 4,5
49 Kotsoglou Evi GRE 4,5
50 Fyntrilakis Kyriakos GRE 4,5
51 Vizirakis Stavros GRE 4,5
52 Karavitaki Evaggelia GRE 4,5
53 Georgiou Andreas CYP 4,5
54 Pissadakis Dimitrios GRE 4,5
55 Patrelakis Evaggelos GRE 4
56 Tzagarakis Panagiotis GRE 4
57 Bairamian Artur GRE 4
58 Vizirakis Antonios GRE 4
59 Kalogeris Ioannis 40636 GRE 4
60 Liodakis Filippos-Markos GRE 4
61 Galanakis Nikolaos GRE 4
62 Archoleon Konstantinos GRE 4
63 Grigorakis Stylianos GRE 4
64 Aleiferis Ioannis GRE 4
65 Pantelakis Lefteris GRE 4
66 Daskalaki Sofia GRE 4
67 Pavloudakis Vasileios GRE 4
68 Kanteraki Maria-Myrto GRE 4
69 Sifogiannakis Andreas GRE 4
70 Thomadakis Nestoras GRE 3,5
71 Cebron Asja SLO 3,5
72 Aggelaki Filippa GRE 3,5
73 Thomadakis Rafail GRE 3,5
74 Frantzeskakis Iraklis GRE 3,5
75 Kotsoglou Giorgos GRE 3,5
76 Dagounakis Nikos GRE 3,5
77 Foinikianaki Stella GRE 3,5
78 Pavloudaki Kalliopi GRE 3
79 Petraki Frantzeska GRE 3
80 Aggelakis Alexios GRE 3
81 Papadokonstantaki Aikaterini GRE 3
82 Kaliontzakis Iakovos GRE 3
83 Thomadakis Platon GRE 3
84 Hatzipanagiotou Asimenia GRE 3
85 Stamatakis Sofoklis GRE 3
86 Tzemanakis Grigoris GRE 3
87 Vakali Athina GRE 3
88 Gesoulis Manolis GRE 2,5
89 Voulgarakis Ioannis GRE 2,5
90 Grigorakis Efsthatios GRE 2,5
91 Kaliontzaki Argyro Evanthia GRE 2,5
92 Konstantinou Andreas GRE 2
93 Vakali Ariadni GRE 2
94 Aleiferi Aikaterini GRE 2
95 Gesoulis Dimitrios GRE 2
96 Simianakis Georgios GRE 1
97 Manioudaki Elia GRE 0
98 Solidakis Iason GRE 0
99 Tabakakis Georgios GRE 0
100 Zaharioudakis Georgios GRE 0

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