The 1st International Open Chess Tournament “Paleros 2012″ is currently ongoing in the picturesque village of Paleros, Greece on the Ionian Sea.
61 players from Greece, Estonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland are participating in the 9-round swiss tournament. After 4 rounds the leaders in the standings are GM Dejan Antic (Serbia), FM Kostas Nikolaidis (Greece) and FM Calin Dragomirescu (Romania) with 4 wins each.
The Mayor of the Aktio-Vonitsa district Mr Nikos Soldatos made the first move of the 1st round game Katagis-Antic.
Results, games and more information is available on the official website: http://www.paleroschess.com
The tournament concludes on 23rd June.