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Ikaros 2015 – Greek Open Championships starting this week

The 38th International Chess Tournament “Ikaros” 2015 will be held from Saturday 11th till Sunday 19th of July at Aghios Kirykos, the capital town of Ikaria, Greece.

The Men and Women Greek Open Championships 2015 are integrated with the Chess Festival.

Night view of the port of Aghios Kirykos

Night view of the port of Aghios Kirykos

The top prize in the main tournament is 800 EUR. Read the full Regulations on the official website.

Additional prizes:

25th Greek Open Championships 2015:
1st winner     € 300
2nd winner    € 200
3rd winner     € 150

18th Women Greek Open Championships 2015:
1st winner     € 200
2nd winner    € 150
3rd winner     € 100

Greek Open Champion 2015:
The three first male or female greek players in the final standings are declared champions of the 25th Greek Open Championships 2015 and qualify for the 66th Greek Individual Championship that will take place in 2016.

Greek Women Open Champion 2015:
The three first female greek players in the final standings ar declared champions of the 18th Greek Women Open Championships 2015 and qualify for the 39th Greek Individual Women Championship that will take place in 2016.

Extension of prepayment date:
The final deadline for prepaying the participation costs (and taking advantage of the extra 10 euros discount per person) and the ferry tickets tickets is extended until Thursday, July 9, 2015.

Exclusions:
For the first two (2) rounds the players who shall request to be excluded from the pairings of these rounds will receive half (0,5) point for every exclusion. For the rest of the rounds the players who request to be excluded will receive zero (0) points. Exclusion requests for a round should strictly be made prior the publication of the pairings for the requested round.

Sunset at Armenistis

Sunset at Armenistis

Contact Information:

Mr. Dimitris Kapagiannidis at: (++30) 6947-829772 or
Mrs. Antzela Shaka at: (++30) 6977-730286
by e-mail at: ikaroschess@gmail.com

For possible updates and additional information concerning the Ikaros International Chess Tournament 2015, and the island of Ikaria, you can visit:

http://ikariachess.blogspot.com
http://www.ikaroschess.gr
http://www.island-ikaria.com
http://ikarianet.gr
http://www.nikaria.gr
http://www.ikariamag.gr
http://ikariaki.gr/

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