Mouflon Chess Match 17 April 2020
Tomorrow at 10 AM we will see a four game match between Andreas Georgiou and Mark Bryan. The time control will be ten minutes for the whole game with five seconds increment.
For the first and third game Mark will be commentating the games from his perspective in English. For games two and four Andreas will be commentating in Greek. You can follow the commentary and games live on our YouTube Channel.
The Mouflon Chess Match is a new series of Matches which will take place throughout the year in which Mark Bryan challenges another player to a match. Each match we will see a different player. At each match both players will take turns commentating during the games, giving the spectators an insight into what the plans are behind their moves.
17 April: ANDREAS GEORGIOU vs MARK BRYAN
Andreas Georgiou is from Paphos. Currently ranked number 15 in Cyprus with 1765 FIDE Standard Rating. He has been a member of the Cyprus National Team at two Chess Olympiads (2014 & 2018) and at two Small Nations Team Chess Championships (2009 & 2011). Andreas also holds the FIDE Instructor Title.
Mark Bryan lives in Nicosia but plays for the Paphos Chess Club. Currently ranked number 18 in Cyprus with 1756 FIDE Standard Rating. Mark Bryan came close to qualifying for the Cyprus Closed Chess Championship on two occasions in 2011 & 2017. Mark is a FIDE Instructor as well as a FIDE Arbiter.
According to the FIDE statistics Andreas Georgiou and Mark Bryan have played a total of 9 FIDE Rated games. Three of those games ended in draw and the other six Mark has won.