Three players lead the Mouflon Chess Championship 2020!

by Mark Bryan

by Mark Bryan

FIDE Instructor | FIDE Arbiter | ECU Certified School Chess Teacher

After two rounds we only have 3 players lead the Mouflon Chess Championship 2020 with 2 out of 2. Nakis Christofides won his second game quite comfortably. Ekin Arca also won his second game with a nice smothered mate pattern. Demetris Regginos won again against a higher rated opponent, this time against AGM Andreas Georgiou. FM Paris Klerides was held to a draw by Fivos Kourouyiannis. Konstantinos Karathymios suffered another terrible game as this time he blundered a Queen in a winning position against youngster Arda Kole.

Playing Venue

Mouflon Chess Championship 2020 - Round 2

The Collection Gallery Logo

The Mouflon Chess Championship 2020 is taking place for the first time. It takes place from February 4th until March 17th at The Collection Gallery in Nicosia. It is a seven round swiss system. Rounds are every Tuesday at 7PM.

Board 1

Paris Klerides
FM Paris Klerides (2140) was held to a draw by ...
Fivos Kourouyiannis
... Fivos Kourouyiannis (1711).

Board 2

Kypros Evangelides
Kypros Evangelides (1629) fell into a mate trap ...
Arca Ekin
... which Arca Ekin (1825) set-up

Board 3

Nakis Christofides
Nakis Christofides (1764) wins his second game ...
Ioannis Tsiolakis
... against Ioannis Tsiolakis (1674)

Board 4

Andreas Georgiou
AGM Andreas Georgiou was taken down by ...
Demetris Regginos
... Cyprus Go Champion Demetris Regginos

Board 5

Kosmas Karagiannis
Kosmas Karagiannis (1843) won a nice queen endgame against ...
Ionut Uliniuc
... Ionut Uliniuc (1571)

Board 6

Mark Bryan
Mark Bryan (1778) won against ...
Ioannis Bekiaris
... Ioannis Bekiaris who is playing in his first tournament

Board 7

Arda Kole
Arda Kole (1301) won against higher rated ...
Konstantinos Karathymios
... Konstantinos Karathymios (1531) who blundered his queen

Board 8

Andreas Kyriakides
Andreas Kyriakides (1239) lost against ...
Norman Human
... Norman Human (1425)

Board 9

Kriton Tornaritis
Kriton Tornaritis (1161) lost against ...
Kyriakos Georgiou
... Kyriakos Georgiou (1323)

Christos Christodoulides received a half point bye in the second round. Due to odd number of participants to be paired for Round 2, Ermogenis Pataisias got bye and gets a full point. All players will play in the third round. More action next Tuesday at 7PM!

Standings

Rank Name Rating Points
1 Nakis Christofides 1764 2
2 Ekin Arca 1825 2
3 Demetris Regginos 2
4 FM Paris Klerides 2140 1.5
5 Fivos Kourouyiannis 1711 1.5

Full standings can be found here>>

Games

Only participants of the Mouflon Chess Championship 2020 can view the games.

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February 2020

Bravo Youth Rapid Masters

Bravo Intellect School and Let’s Learn Together – Cyprus are organizing together the third chess tournament of the Mouflon Chess Tour on 16th of February at Bravo Intellect School in Limassol. The tournament is open to all young chess players under the age of 16. The event will be played in two different age categories Under 16 and Under 6.

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