Games Festival with live broadcast on the biggest TV Channel in Greece
We are not so used in seeing chess on TV broadcasts, but during the Games Festival in Thessaloniki we have witnessed a media chess miracle. The Festival Director and Marketing Director of European Chess Union, Mr. Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou, invited a series of TV channels which covered the event with cameras and reporters in different news formats, with a particular focus on chess competition.
Moreover, on Sunday, 3rd May, we had a live broadcast on the most popular morning TV show in whole Greece (with live satellite), on ANTENNA TV.
TV channels which have visited and covered the events
TV Makedonia (National Channel)
TV 100 (Τhessaloniki Municipality TV)
ET3 – NET (Greek National TV Channel)
Antenna TV (the biggest private Channel in Greece)
Mr. Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou talking live in Antenna TV morning show
One of the youngest chess players also had something to say
Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou interviewed by the ET3 – NET Channel
Players giving quick interview to TV Makedonia before the games start