Ikaros Chess photo report

GM Evgeny Postny wins blitz tournament

In the 4th round of Ikaros Chess festival were the first serious clashes between the stronger players of the tournament. On the 1st board Evgeny Postny beat Sebestian Siebrecht, while the game Lubczynski-Banikas ended in a draw. The other two GMs Markus and Shneider beat Lekic and Raeva respectively while the game Srebrnic-Nikolov ended in a draw by triple repetition. Finally the game on board 6 ended abruptly when on the 7th move the mobile phone of Olga Dolhzikova rang so the game was immediately declared lost for her.

In the 5th round today the most important games are between Shneider and GM Postny and between Henrichs and Markus. The games between the Greek Champion Christos Banikas and the young Veronika Minina and between IM Nikolov and the young Greek player Apostolis Tsiropoulas who goes very well so far are also anticipated with interest.

Ikaros Chess festival, round 4

GM POSTNY EVGENY 3 1 – 0 3 IM SIEBRECHT SEBASTIAN

IM LUBCZYNSKI RAFAL 3 ½ – ½ 3 GM BANIKAS HRISTOS

GM MARKUS ROBERT 3 1 – 0 3 IM LEKIC DUSAN

GM SHNEIDER ALEKSANDR 3 1 – 0 3 WFM RAEVA ELITSA

WGM SREBRNIC ANA 3 ½ – ½ 3 IM NIKOLOV MOMCHIL

IM HENRICHS THOMAS 3 1 – 0 3 WGM DOLZHIKOVA OLGA

WGM MELNIKOVA YANA 2½ ½ – ½ 3 KOUKOUFIKIS ALEXANDROS

MININA VERONIKA 2½ 1 – 0 2½ SAVOGLOU NIKOLAOS

DIMOPOULOS NIKOLAOS 2½ 0 – 1 2½ HAHABIS NIKOLAOS

TSIROPOULAS APOSTOLOS 2½ 1 – 0 2½ GEORGIOU ANDREAS

BECKER DIRK 2½ 0 – 1 2 IM BRINCK-CLAUSSEN BJORN

WGM ZAKURDJAEVA IRINA 2 1 – 0 2 KOSTAS PANAGIOTIS

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The blitz tournament on F/B Sardinia Vera during the trip to Ikaria was very successful
Due to the strong wind in the Aegean Sea, according to the participants, this was the most shaking tournament they have ever played :)

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GM Evgeny Postny, undisputed winner of the blitz tournament with the impressive 9/9

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The playing hall at the Sport Center of Aghios Kirykos is quite spacy and comfortable

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From the 4th round, GM Robert Markus vs. IM Dusan Lekic 1:0