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Ikaros 2015: Prohaszka is the winner with one round to go!

Ikaros 2014Absolute triumph for the 23 year old Hungarian GM Peter Prohaszka at the 38th International Chess Tournament “Ikaros” 2015.With one round to go Prohaszka retains a perfect score (8/8, with a 3055 performance!) and increased his lead over his closest pursuer, the Belgian Mathias De Wachter, to 1,5 points, which means that he already has clinched the first place!

Prohaszka, who seldom plays in international tournament, is a frequent participant of Ikaros tournament with considerable success (he was the winner of Ikaros in 2012 and 2014 (with a perfect 9/9!))

In contrast to the first place of the tournament, the winners of the Aegean Championship will be determined only after the last round with many players been potential candidates for the titles.

The 6th Mediterranean Rapid Team Tournament “Ikaros” 2015 that took place on Friday 17th of July, the winner was the strong Serbian team while the team of Ikaria was the first among the Mediterranean teams!

The closing ceremony of Ikaros International Chess Tournament 2015 will take place on Sunday 19th of July, at 10.00 a.m.m at the Sports Center of Aghios Kyrikos. The winners in all categories will be awarded cups and medals while there will be a honorary award to all the blind chess players who competed in equal terms in this international event!

Pairings, detailed results and statistics are available here (A Group) and here (B Group).

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With one round to go Peter Prohaszka has already clinched the first place in Ikaros 2015. Having a perfect 8/8 score it only remains to see whether he will repeat last year's success when he acquired the first place with an impressive 9/9 score!

With one round to go Peter Prohaszka has already clinched the first place in Ikaros 2015. Having a perfect 8/8 score it only remains to see whether he will repeat last year’s success when he acquired the first place with an impressive 9/9 score!

Open A standings after 8 rounds:

1 GM Prohaszka Peter HUN 2586 8
2 FM De Wachter Matthias BEL 2268 6,5
3 IM Stankovic Milos SRB 2428 6
4 GM Velicka Petr CZE 2397 6
5 Galopoulos Nikolaos GRE 2353 6
6 GM Smerdon David C AUS 2523 5,5
7 Sarantos Vasileios GRE 2241 5,5
8 IM Karagiannis Athanasios GRE 2215 5,5
9 IM Pastircak Milan CZE 2374 5,5
10 IM Nadj Hedjesi Balind SRB 2410 5,5
11 IM Pezelj Novak SRB 2466 5,5
12 Zygouris Hristos GRE 2193 5,5
13 Mouroutis Konstantinos GRE 2157 5,5
14 FM Simeonidis Ioannis GRE 2282 5,5
15 IM Skalkotas Nikolaos GRE 2212 5,5
16 FM Pountzas Hrisanthos GRE 2119 5,5
17 Sgouros Apostolos GRE 1997 5,5
18 WFM Urosevic Marija SRB 2047 5
19 WIM Pavlidou Ekaterini GRE 2204 5
20 Verduyn Philippe BEL 2199 5
21 Koukoufikis Alexandros GRE 2216 5
22 Kazantzidis Ilias GRE 2115 5
23 Mitsis Georgios GRE 1963 5
24 Ornithopoulos Nikolaos GRE 1935 5
25 De Coninck Rafael BEL 2172 5
26 Teskos Georgios GRE 1712 5
27 Mangelschots Peter BEL 2071 5
28 Petersen Soren Boeck DEN 2247 4,5
29 FM Robulj Nenad SRB 2307 4,5
30 Vazelakis Dimitrios GRE 1969 4,5
31 Delithanasis Dimitrios GRE 2127 4,5
32 Kontis Michail GRE 1666 4,5
33 Danchenko Dimitrios UKR 2038 4,5
34 Laspas Panagiotis GRE 1851 4,5
35 Lazaridis Stavros GRE 2063 4,5
36 Triantos Konstantinos GRE 1649 4,5
37 Theodorakopoulos Georgios GRE 2127 4,5
38 Lemoni Maria – Ioanna GRE 1594 4,5
39 Parmet Daniel Edward USA 1861 4,5
40 Tetepoulidis Ioannis GRE 1863 4
41 Kapagiannidis Konstantinos GRE 1712 4
42 FM Gazis Efstathios GRE 2198 4
43 Anagnostopoulos Ioannis GRE 1949 4
44 Kesaris Evangelos GRE 1879 4
45 Lykouriotis Pantelis GRE 1970 4
46 Makka Evanthia GRE 2133 4
47 Vasilakopoulos Georgios GRE 1535 4
48 Kesoglou Konstantinos GRE 2009 4
49 Stergiou Georgios GRE 1831 4
50 Kontokanis Andreas GRE 1559 4
51 Papadoulis Georgios GRE 1739 4
52 Kabanis Nikolaos GRE 1621 4
53 Stoumbou Eleni GRE 1834 3,5
54 Gialias Hristos GRE 1660 3,5
55 Nassetti Francesco ITA 1883 3,5
56 Sarakenidis Nikolaos GRE 1907 3,5
57 Pavlidis Pavlos GRE 1882 3,5
58 Diatsintos Apostolos GRE 1748 3,5
59 Tsirigkanos Athanasios GRE 1880 3,5
60 Nikoleris Evangelos GRE 1898 3,5
61 Adamis Petros GRE 1660 3,5
62 Stergiou Alexandros GRE 1675 3,5
63 Serdaris Georgios GRE 1667 3,5
64 Batsi Lida GRE 1404 3,5
65 Bergara Ede Josu ESP 1859 3,5
66 Georgitsi Antigoni GRE 1398 3,5
67 Diatsintos Ilias GRE 1562 3,5
68 Moula Zoi GRE 1688 3
69 Halioris Stefanos-Anthimos GRE 1585 3
70 Kouros Ahileas GRE 1618 3
71 Papakostas Vasilis GRE 1540 3
72 Delloudis Georgios GRE 1704 3
73 Koukoufikis Ioannis GRE 1603 3
74 Kiriazis Dimitrios GRE 1687 3
75 Libertou Mirsini GRE 1569 3
76 Iatros Aristidis GRE 1588 3
77 Xenakis Georgios GRE 1663 3
78 Frosinos Ioannis GRE 1642 3
79 Tsirigkanos Hristos GRE 1563 3
80 Kazaglis Dimitrios-Stefanos GRE 1675 2,5
81 Diamantakos Ioannis GRE 1614 2,5
82 Mores Konstantinos GRE 1533 2,5
83 Mitsakos Achilleas GRE 1593 2,5
84 Morote Patrick BEL 1760 2
85 Arvanitakis Panagiotis GRE 1555 2
86 Efkarpidis Stylianos GRE 1410 2
87 Koukoufiki Stefania GRE 1698 2
88 Polidoropoulou Eytyhia GRE 1490 2
89 Ymenaiou Pothiti GRE 1842 2
90 Aivaliotis Christos GRE 1514 2
91 Gourgari Marianna GRE 1667 2
92 Moraitis Nikolaos GRE 1774 1,5
93 Koutsidi Amalia GRE 1608 1
94 Pissias Alexandros GRE 1520 0,5

Open B standings after 8 rounds:

1 Kourouklis Efthymios-Nektario GRE 1434 7,5
2 Nomikos Kosmas GRE 1304 6,5
3 Laspas Antonios GRE 1359 6
4 Karamitani Angela GRE 976 5,5
5 Georgitsi Sofia GRE 1323 5,5
6 Diamantakos Sotirios GRE 1220 5
7 Chatziioannidi Filippa GRE 1141 5
8 Varsami Ekaterini GRE 1253 5
9 Alijia Jorgo GRE 0 5
10 Tsakagiannis Kyriakos GRE 0 5
11 Kotsiopoulos Panagiotis GRE 897 4,5
12 Serdaris Filipp SWE 1000 4,5
13 Papakosta Danah GRE 0 4,5
14 Tsakagiannis Apostolos GRE 0 4,5
15 Sarantou Angeliki GRE 0 4,5
16 Delloudis Vaitsis GRE 1421 4,5
17 Poulos Stylianos GRE 1267 4
18 Kazalas Christos GRE 0 4
19 Plakas Anastasios GRE 0 4
20 Kefalos Isidoros GRE 972 4
21 Karatzanos Konstantinos GRE 1275 3,5
22 Glaros Georgios GRE 0 3,5
23 Doumpos Marios GRE 1174 3,5
24 Vaptismas Markos GRE 1224 3,5
25 Bekirai Juliano GRE 1246 3
26 Kasimati Ioli-Niki GRE 1234 3
27 Kefalou Maria-Hrysoyla GRE 1233 3
28 Serdaris Alexandros GRE 1000 3
29 Mantesi Ekaterini GRE 846 3
30 Bekirai Valedino GRE 0 3
31 Kalabogia Anastasia GRE 0 3
32 Rouzinos Gariflos GRE 0 3
33 Merai Savvina GRE 0 3
34 Sarantou Ioanna GRE 1000 2,5
35 Diamantakou Aikaterini GRE 0 2,5
36 Mpratsis Stylianos GRE 0 2
37 Michos Michail GRE 0 1,5
38 Brahimai Emelio GRE 0 1
39 Frantzeskos Nektarios GRE 0 1
40 Siaka Angela GRE 1005 0,5

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