Massive chess event in Europe sets yet another record
Games Festival, Thessaloniki, April 5th-18th

Thessaloniki Chess Festival will have a record high and strong participation in 2010, a few days before the start of the event the organizers have announced that more than 400 players will participate in the chess events, among which 50 are titled. The number of participants is expected to increase even more in the next three weeks since the registrations are open.

The Games Festival in Thessaloniki includes European Individual School Championship, International School Cup, Thessaloniki International Open Tournament 2010, International Open Blitz Tournament (all taking place 5-11th April 2010), as well as European Seniors’ Individual Rapid Championship, European Seniors’ Individual Championship (8-18th April 2010). All events will take place in the luxorious five star Grand Hotel Palace.

Media and players can contact the organizers at

For online registrations:

For information related to this press release and other queries please contact: The Festival Organizing Committee Tel/fax: +30 2310 865778 V.Olgas 285, Thessaloniki, Greece

Participants lists

European School Chess Championship 2010 participants
Thessaloniki International Open 2010
European Senior Championship 2010 participants

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