The Greek Team Chess Championship will take place 30.06 – 05.07 in Porto Rio Hotel. One more time it will present chess at the highest level with players such as Fabiano Caruana, Gata Kamsky, Judit Polgar, David Navara, Dimitrios Mastrovasilis, Evgeny Postny, Emanuel Berg, Jon Ludvig Hammer, Pia Cramling, Bartlomiej Macieja, Robet Kempinski, Nikola Sedlak, Ioannis Papaioannou, Alexander Zubarev, Hristos Banikas, Stelios Halkias, Yuriy Kryvoruchko, Dmitry Svetushkin, Andrei Istratescu, Eduard Romain, Antonios Pavlidis, Kamil Miton, Melanie Ohme, Kaido Kulaots, Sopiko Guramishvili, Richard Rapport, Peter Prohaszka, Markus Ragger, Rafal Antoniewski, Vasilios Kotronias, Monika Socko, Ioannis Papadopoulos, Sabino Brunelo, Yelena Dembo, Viktor Erdos, Ioannis Nikolaidis, Georgios Makropoulos, Spyrydon Kapnisis, Marina Makropoulou, Joanna Majdan-Gajewska, Iva Videnova, Jolanta Zawadzka, Ekaterini Pavlidou, Elitsa Raeva, Elli Sperdokli, Maria Ikonomopoulou, for a total of 23 teams, 586 players, 95 titled, 37 GMs. Scroll down for the full teams composition and round 1 pairings.

As one of the top European leagues, the Greek team chess championship will have daily extensive reports on Chessdom.com, while rounds will be live with analysis in the live games section.
The title holders from last year are Pnevmatiki Stegi Peristeriou and they start their defense with today in round 1 at 15:30 CET.

Live games / Teams and composition / Official website

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Bo. Name RtgI FED
1 GM Caruana Fabiano 2770 ITA
2 GM Polgar Judit 2709 HUN
3 GM Papaioannou Ioannis 2597 GRE
4 GM Banikas Hristos 2626 GRE
5 GM Halkias Stelios 2570 GRE

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Bo. Name RtgI FED
1 GM Kamsky Gata 2741 USA
2 GM Mastrovasilis Dimitrios 2612 GRE
3 IM Pavlidis Antonios 2446 GRE
4 GM Skembris Spyridon 2460 GRE
5 IM Dimitrov Atanas 2339 GRE

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Bo. Name RtgI FED
1 GM Macieja Bartlomiej 2614 POL
2 GM Kotronias Vasilios 2595 GRE
3 GM Nikolaidis Ioannis 2557 GRE
4 GM Socko Monika 2484 POL
5 IM Gavrilakis Nikolaos 2406 GRE

More here: http://www.chessdom.com/greek-team-chess-championship-2012/

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