Ivanchuk Leads Peristeri To Victory In Greek Champs

Ivanchuk Leads Peristeri To Victory In Greek Champs

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The 2011 Greek Team Championships ran from 3-8 July in Eretria, Greece. 

The format was a 7 round Swiss team competition with 34 teams taking part. Each team had to consist of 3 men, 1 woman, 2 juniors (U18 and U12) and 2 girls (U18 and U12).  Also, only two foreigners were allowed in each team.

The powerful Peristeri team headed by Vassily Ivanchuk (pictured) and featuring Judit Polgar as their woman player emerged as champions. A selection of games are below.  More information can be found at the official website (in Greek).

The final team standings:


 Team W L D Pts
1  SS Peristeri 6 0 1 13
2  CC Kavala 4 0 3 11
3  HRC Korydallos 5 1 1 11
4  E.O.A.O. Fysiolatris Nikaia 5 1 1 11
5  ES Thessaloniki 5 2 0 10
6  Chess Academy Thes. Galaxias 4 2 1 9
7  Heraklion CC 4 2 1 9
8  Chess Union Amfissa 4 2 1 9
9  Panionios G.S.S. 2210 4 2 1 9
10  Chania Chess Academy 4 3 0 8
11  AO Kydon Chania 4 3 0 8
12  N.O. Kalamatas Poseidon 3 2 2 8
13  Culture Club Florinas 3 2 2 8
14  Ptolemaida Ptolemaios CC 3 2 2 8
15  AEK 3 3 1 7
16  OS Triandria 3 3 1 7
17  O.A.A. Heraklion 3 3 1 7
18  SK.AK.Chalkidos Palamidis The Evvoefs 3 3 1 7
19  F.O. New Irakleion Attica 3 3 1 7
20  Peiraikos OS 3 3 1 7
21  Aigaleo CC 2 3 2 6
22  Ilioupolis CC 3 4 0 6
23  S.A.S. Koropiou 2 3 2 6
24  Kallithea CC 2 3 2 6
25  CC Patron 3 4 0 6
26  AO Zenon Glyfadas 3 4 0 6
27  CC Ikaria J. Tzelepis 2 4 1 5
28  Polichni CC 2 4 1 5
29  Chess Academy of Gazi 2099 2 5 0 4
30  CC Amfissa 2 5 0 4
31  Association of Chess Players of Ioannina 2 5 0 4
32  Papagou 2 5 0 4
33  Chess Union Kalamata 1 6 0 2
34  Aigialeias Chess Union 0 7 0 0

 

 

 

 

Judit Polgar (picture from the official website)

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Vassily Ivanchuk (picture from the official website)

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