Greek Preliminary Cup Phase

ESTH qualified to the next phase ( 3rd round) by winning 3-1 after a tough 5h battle  vs Keraunos Oreokastrou .

ESK did not make it to the next round ,losing on the Berlin tiebreak criteria .


Mastrovasilis A-Papakonstantinou D 1-0

Kalogeris I-Iskos Alexandros 1/2

Malikentzos S-Tsarouhas V 1-0

Papadimitriou A-Triantafilidis, Mihail 1/2


Ballas A-  Batsi L              1-0

Bizopoulos A-Samaridis K  0-1

Ballas Kl-Vlassis G     0-1

Drakaki AM-Dritsas  1-0

European Individual Men Championship 2019

Tomorrow (18/3/2019)  we have the kick off the European Men Championship 2019 , at the nearby city of Skopje.

Above you can see the starting list of players. Many interesting games  are to be expected , we are going to update you during the course of the tournament !

Greek players participating :

103 GM Halkias Stelios 4201809 GRE 2552
115 GM Kelires Andreas 5900727 GRE 2529
190 IM Kourkoulos-Arditis Stamatis 4221990 GRE 2435
201 IM Megalios Konstantinos 4238044 GRE 2416
205 IM Ioannidis Evgenios 4229274 GRE 2412
236 FM Kalogeris Ioannis 4239563 GRE 2368
249 Mitsis Georgios 4295676 GRE 2338

Good luck to all the Greek players and especially to Kalogeris I , member of our club , ESTH !

Annotated game from Team Youth Ch ’18

Youth Greek Team Championships ! ESTH is the new champion !

Thessaloniki’s Youth team is the winner of the  11th Youth Team Championship for 2018 with a perfect winning strike of 6/6 !

The tournament took place at the Filippion Hotel of Thessaloniki . The best Greek Youth participated and fought for the top places !

Our team managed to conquer the Youth Team Greek title  performing very well in  all six boards

We would like to congratulate all our players :

1st board Vlachos Anatole

2nd board Kazakos Markos & Tsarsitalidis Konstantinos

3rd board Stoimenidis Dimitris & Koutlas

4th board Tsarsitalidis Hristos

5th board Pasglou Nikoleta

6th board Tzovani Dimitra  and the captain and trainer of the team : GM Mastrovasilis Athanasios and his second Dorfanis Aris

Our academies are working hard the last years ,the results are visible ,our goal is to remain at the very top for the years to follow and improve Thessaloniki’s chess level ! Congrats once more to players trainers and parents for their support and help !

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