Mouflon Chess Challenge May 2020: CM Damianou vs Markidis
Tonight at 8 PM on lichess the Mouflon Chess Challenge May 2020 second Semi-Final match will feature Cyprus Chess Champion CM Ioannis Damianou and Konstantinos Markidis.
24 May: CM DAMIANOU vs MARKIDIS
CM Ioannis Damianou
CM Ioannis Damianou is currently the reigning Cyprus Chess Champion. Currently ranked number 4 in Cyprus with 2202 FIDE Standard Rating (The ratings were updated 1 April 2020). He has participated in one chess olympiad in 2018 in Batumi in which he obtained his CM title. He won the Cyprus Chess Championship last year with 8.5/9 equalling the record set by GM Andreas Kelires. This year he won the Cyprus Open also by 8.5/9.
Konstantinos Markidis studied Mathematics. He's been a chess trainer for a long time now. To achieve the IM title he just needs to cross the 2400 rating barrier as he has already achieved the required norms. Konstantinos has won several Greek Chess Championships (Individual and Teams) and has achieved distinctions in other chess tournaments.