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15th Paleochora International Chess Tournament

The 15th edition of the Paleochora International Chess Tournament takes place from 17-24 July in Paleochora, a city of the southwest Cretan coast. Paleochora School & Cultural Center of Paleochora will host the event which already has 200 entries from 26 countries, including 19 grandmasters and 15 international masters.
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The current starting list of participants is headlined by GM Mustafa Yilmaz, GM Vitaliy Bernadskiy and GM Hristos Banikas. Interestingly, just four days after the Paleochora Open, Banikas will compete in the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022.

Starting rank list of players – 15th Paleochora International Chess Tournament:

No. NameFEDRtg
1GMYilmaz Mustafa TUR2631
2GMBernadskiy Vitaliy UKR2617
3GMBanikas Hristos GRE2598
4GMTheodorou Nikolas GRE2567
5GMBasso Pier Luigi ITA2558
6GMRychagov Andrey RUS2549
7GMMeshkovs Nikita LAT2535
8GMAli Marandi Cemil Can TUR2532
9IMKourkoulos-Arditis Stamatis GRE2532
10GMKelires Andreas GRE2528
11GMGrover Sahaj IND2525
12GMDavid Alberto ITA2520
13GMGrigorov Grigor BUL2511
14GMSantiago Yago De Moura BRA2509
15GMNevednichy Vladislav ROU2496
16GMStremavicius Titas LTU2495
17IMRoshka Yevgeniy UKR2484
18GMHamitevici Vladimir MDA2482
19IMYankelevich Lev GER2482
20GMLeniart Arkadiusz POL2476
21IMIoannidis Evgenios GRE2459
22GMAntic Dejan SRB2452
23IMBarbot Pierre FRA2451
24IMBadelka Olga RUS2448
25FMSpyropoulos Nikolaos GRE2445
26IMBarski Radoslaw POL2437
27IMVlachos Anatole GRE2431
28 Patrelakis Evaggelos GRE2400
29IMBarp Alberto ITA2396
30IMBulmaga Irina ROU2396
31IMFantinel Thibault FRA2388
32IMCyfka Karina POL2380
33FMCeres Dragos MDA2380
34IMMaltsevskaya Aleksandra POL2378
35GMPap Misa SRB2375
36FMKhayrullin Denis RUS2361
37FMGiannoulakis Lampros GRE2346
38FMGodzwon Iwo POL2336
39FMKraev Alexei RUS2326
40 Naoum Spyridon GRE2316
41FMZakarian David ARM2306
42FMVojtek Vladimir SVK2297
43FMKouskoutis Georgios-Alexandros GRE2292
44FMAlexiadis Hristos GRE2291
45FMBarrish Daniel RSA2283
46 Ayza Leon David ESP2278
47 Markidis Konstantinos GRE2259
48IMEden James FRA2253
49 Georgiou Kostantinos GRE2248
50 Georgakopoulos Nikolaos K. GRE2239
51 Rucek Kristian SVK2234
52FMSohier Julien FRA2218
53 Baillon Olivier FRA2197
54 Townsend M Paul ENG2176
55WFMMonpeurt Cyrielle FRA2172
56 Marinakis Hristos GRE2168
57FMPapadopoulos Argirios GRE2148
58 Schmit Vincent FRA2146
59 Flasik Radoslav SVK2132
60IMBiro Sandor ROU2127
61 Balaskas Nikolaos GRE2119
62WIMDemchenko Svitlana CAN2107
63FMBombek Peter SVK2099
64WFMSzente Varga Fruzsina HUN2092
65 Ben-Abed Mehdi FRA2092
66 Simonetto Alessio ITA2064
67WFMKrumina Linda LAT2059
68 Tzagarakis Panagiotis GRE2057
69 Petrakis Stylianos GRE2049
70CMZografos Achilleas GRE2037
71 Ribreau Herve FRA2031
72 Thelen Thomas GER2029
73 Seretakis Nikolas GRE2028
74 Koudounis Vasileios GRE2018
75 Luchi Max ITA2014
76 Avagianos Simeon GRE1987
77 Androni Konstantina GRE1982
78 Wolf Ulrich GER1979
79 Auvray Juliette FRA1970
80WFMGrapsa Georgia GRE1960
81 Bardis Harilaos-Panagiotis GRE1945
82 Pelantakis Mihail GRE1945
83 Papadimitriou Loukas GRE1931
84 Tobor Mick GER1923
85 Adamovics Aleksejs LAT1922
86 Meixner Helmut AUT1917
87 Vozinaki Anthi – Maria GRE1904
88 Wiener Alexander AUT1896
89 Rucek Peter SVK1894
90 Antonioudakis Georgios GRE1891
91 Deligiannis Christos Nikolaos GRE1887
92 Sotirakis Konstantinos GRE1881
93 Christidis Savvas GRE1879
94 Perrusset Barbara FRA1870
95 Zarovs Aleksandrs LAT1868
96 Hristopoulos Nikolaos GRE1865
97 Karanikas Harilaos GRE1842
98 Spanos Nomikos GRE1827
99 Zakarian Dimitrios Levon ENG1818
100 Giannoulis Grigorios GRE1813
101 Trapalis Theodoros GRE1811
102AFMStathatos Alexandros GRE1809
103 Chrisidis Pavlos GRE1809
104 Destic Elena FRA1805
105 Iasman Inna FRA1792
106 Koths Peter GER1783
107 Farou Fabrice FRA1782
108 Karavitaki Evaggelia GRE1782
109 Vingris Mikelis LAT1781
110 Bebis Epaminondas-Alexandros GRE1743
111 Azouni Anais FRA1717
112 Koulouris Evangelos GRE1707
113 Yilmaz Nigar TUR1706
114 Drakonakis Athanasios GRE1705
115WIMVan Zyl Charlize RSA1704
116 Ziomas Konstantinos Dimitrios GRE1702
117 Schlee Ulrich GER1701
118 De Lisa Carmine ITA1688
119 Koutsourakis Ioannis GRE1686
120 Soukarie Zorz GRE1684
121 Wippel Herbert AUT1677
122 Galanakis Nikolaos GRE1641
123 Kazantzoglou Stefanos GRE1639
124 Papadopoulos Filippos GRE1629
125 Pagkalos Vasileios GRE1593
126 Krause Helmut GER1567
127 Krause Marianne GER1557
128 Mavridis Athanasios GRE1554
129 Kavounis Giorgos GRE1546
130 Ntelis Polizois GRE1526
131AFMPothos Aris GRE1522
132AFMGkizis Konstantinos GRE1475
133 Kosma Maria GRE1469
134 Karavitaki Antonia GRE1456
135 Koutsouraki Ariadni GRE1451
136 Stralis Georgios GRE1438
137 Mavridis Emmanouil GRE1424
138 Ahn Juyong KOR1408
139 Kazantzoglou Nikolaos GRE1403
140 Mitzas Dimitris GRE1394
141 Skaraki Georgia GRE1376
142 Sarafis Rafail GRE1372
143 Hillebrands Jerome FRA1363
144 Koukouraki Hrisi GRE1360
145 Kalliora Despoina GRE1358
146 Kosteas Frixos Vasileios GRE1335
147 Schneider Hanne GER1327
148 Moysidis Anastasios GRE1325
149 Nikolakopoulos Konstantinos V GRE1301
150 Tsioli Konstantina GRE1278
151 Rizos Dimitrios GRE1270
152 Panaidis Fragkiskos GRE1269
153 Gkogkas Panteleimon GRE1253
154 Makrylakis Iason GRE1244
155 Spyridakis Georgios GRE1226
156 Schetakis Georgios GRE1225
157 Roditakis Emmanouil GRE1221
158 Fraidakis Emmanouil GRE1216
159 Nikolakopoulos Leonidas Marios GRE1207
160 Ribreau Yohan FRA1199
161 Makropoulos Andreas GRE1196
162 Balaskas Stefanos GRE1190
163 Psarianou Eleni GRE1182
164 Yfantis Evangelos GRE1174
165 Giannopoulos Panagiotis N GRE1156
166 Koutsourakis Emmanouil GRE1156
167 Nikolakopoulos Vasileios GRE1141
168 Tzatzimakis Theodoros GRE1130
169 Ribreau Anna FRA1085
170 Kontadakis Daniil GRE1083
171 Kleovoulou Sofia GRE1077
172 Tsafaraki Aikaterini GRE1074
173 Nteneketzis Paraskevas GRE1063
174 Skarakis Stavros GRE1057
175 Seretaki Myrto GRE1046
176 Schneider Reinhart GER1025
177 Bodnar Oxana FRA0
178 Carvennec Dillan FRA0
179 Kazantzoglou Aristotelis GRE0
180 Kourakis Antonios GRE0
181 Kouroupakis Odysseas GRE0
182 Lasko Daniel USA0
183 Lasko Michael CAN0
184 Margaronis Dionysios GRE0
185 Ntionias Alexandros GRE0
186 Pariotakis Georgios GRE0
187 Psarianos Emmanouil GRE0
188 Reischl Oliver AUT0
189 Ritzakis Nikolaos GRE0
190 Seretakis Georgios GRE0
191 Sivaropoulos Georgios GRE0
192 Sivaropoulos Stefanos GRE0
193 Spyridakis Emmanouil GRE0
194 Ustundag Eren FRA0
195 Vingre Maija LAT0

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