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Summer Cup 2009

FM Antonios Hadzimanolis wins the tournament

The 4th International Open Chess Tournament “Summer Cup 2009″ took place on 18-25th July in Porto Carras, Greece. The playing venue was the luxurious 5-star Porto Carras Grand Resort, the largest of Europe and the Mediterranean (1763 hectares), on the seaside of Sithonia in Halkidiki, northern Greece. Porto Carras will also be the host of the 2010 World Youth Championships.

The tournament with prize fund of 3.100 EUR attracted 74 participants. FM Antonios Hadzimanolis won in the final round and grabbed a clear first place with 7.5 points. Talented FM Anastasios Pavlidis beat his colleague FM Konstantinos Nikolaidis and reached a sole second with 7.0 points.

Female players Ekaterini Pavlidou and WGM Anastazia Karlovich are in the group that shares 3rd-7th. The only Grandmaster, Rolando Kutirov from FYROM, finished with modest 5.0 points and shared 23rd place.

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One of the many junior participants

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Ksenia Koroteeva

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Panagiotis Spiropoulos

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The sun is going down in Porto Carras

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And the real sunset

Last round top results:

FM Hadzimanolis Antonios - Spiropoulos Panagiotis I 1 – 0

FM Pavlidis Anastasios - FM Nikolaidis Konstantinos 1 – 0

Gamback Bjorn - Andreou Andreas ½ – ½

Hrisanthopoulos Dimitrios - WGM Karlovich Anastazia 0 – 1

Pavlidou Ekaterini - Mattsson Michael 1 – 0

Jevtic Miroljub - Soultatis Kostas 0 – 1

Csonka Balazs - Xaxiris E ½ – ½

FM Naslund Mikael - Ioannidis Evgenios 1 – 0

Rabinovich Anton - Papacharitonos Chariton 1 – 0

Tompros Andreas-Hristos - Sideris Giorgos 0 – 1

Mantikos Konstantinos - GM Kutirov Rolando ½ – ½

Shamash Michelle - Koroteeva Ksenia 0 – 1

Final standings:

1. FM Hadzimanolis Antonios GRE 2296 – 7.5

2. FM Pavlidis Anastasios GRE 2348 – 7.0

3-7. Pavlidou Ekaterini GRE 2179, Andreou Andreas GRE 2214, FM Nikolaidis Konstantinos GRE 2270, WGM Karlovich Anastazia UKR 2211 and Soultatis Kostas GRE 2080 – 6.5

8-13. Spiropoulos Panagiotis GRE 2114, Gamback Bjorn SWE 2182, Xaxiris E GRE 2035, FM Naslund Mikael SWE 2170, Rabinovich Anton RUS 1974 and Sideris Giorgos GRE 1910 – 6.0

14-22. Jevtic Miroljub SRB 2164, Csonka Balazs HUN 2062, Hrisanthopoulos Dimitrios GRE 2128, Koroteeva Ksenia RUS 1970, Mattsson Michael SWE 2116, Nikolaidis Georgios GRE 1912, Radchenko Michail RUS 1954, Liakos Georgios GRE 1651 and Mantikos Konstantinos GRE – 5.5 etc

Round 4 report

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