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Hristos Banikas
Number of games in database: 416
Years covered: 1992 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2567 (2647 rapid, 2645 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2646
Overall record: +111 -58 =187 (57.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      60 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (25) 
    D15 D17 D12 D11 D18
 Queen's Indian (22) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16
 King's Indian (21) 
    E70 E77 E81 E94 E62
 Queen's Pawn Game (14) 
    E10 A40 A46 A50 E00
 Semi-Slav (14) 
    D45 D44 D43 D47
 English (14) 
    A11 A13 A17 A16 A14
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (87) 
    B90 B30 B47 B40 B42
 King's Indian (30) 
    E94 E77 E90 E92 E97
 Sicilian Najdorf (24) 
    B90 B94 B92 B98 B97
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E39 E32 E55 E46 E21
 Queen's Indian (13) 
    E17 E12 E15
 Sicilian Taimanov (13) 
    B47 B48 B49 B46
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Greet vs H Banikas, 2008 0-1
   I Saric vs H Banikas, 2013 0-1
   Y Kryvoruchko vs H Banikas, 2012 0-1
   S Bogner vs H Banikas, 2008 0-1
   D Anton Guijarro vs H Banikas, 2016 1/2-1/2
   A Fier vs H Banikas, 2010 0-1
   H Banikas vs Deep Junior, 2001 1-0
   Kasparov vs H Banikas, 2001 1/2-1/2
   H Banikas vs V Feldman, 2012 1-0
   H Banikas vs Tomashevsky, 2010 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   15th European Team Championship (2005)
   World Team Championship (2010)
   Gibraltar Chess Festival (2008)
   World Cities Team Championship (2012)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   European Individual Championships (2010)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   Olympiad (2008)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   European Team Chess Championships (2007)
   European Team Championship (2013)
   European Club Cup (2013)

   H Banikas vs C Balogh (Sep-13-16) 1/2-1/2
   D Anton Guijarro vs H Banikas (Sep-12-16) 1/2-1/2
   A Ipatov vs H Banikas (Sep-11-16) 1/2-1/2
   H Banikas vs H S Gretarsson (Sep-09-16) 1/2-1/2
   Radjabov vs H Banikas (Sep-08-16) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-20-1978, 38 years old) Greece

[what is this?]
Grandmaster (2001). In 2002, he won the European Rapid Chess Championship. He won the Greek championship in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2009.

Wikipedia article: Hristos Banikas

 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 416  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. V Tukmakov vs H Banikas  1-029 1992 Katerini opE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
2. H Banikas vs Petursson  0-156 1993 It opA16 English
3. J Stocek vs H Banikas  ½-½32 1994 EU-ch U18E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
4. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½34 1995 EU-ch U18B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
5. H Banikas vs I Miladinovic  ½-½41 1995 Aegina opD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
6. H Banikas vs K Mokry  ½-½20 1995 EUCup Gr4E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. H Banikas vs Beliavsky  ½-½50 1995 EUCup Gr4E77 King's Indian
8. Kotronias vs H Banikas  ½-½71 1996 Ch GreeceB32 Sicilian
9. H Banikas vs I Koukos  1-026 1996 GRE-ch U20 28thD85 Grunfeld
10. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  ½-½36 1996 Kastoria opE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
11. V Malakhov vs H Banikas  0-160 1996 Wch U18B54 Sicilian
12. G Vescovi vs H Banikas  ½-½41 1996 Wch U18E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
13. H Banikas vs Sadvakasov  1-032 1996 Wch U18E41 Nimzo-Indian
14. Bacrot vs H Banikas  ½-½59 1996 OlympiadA00 Uncommon Opening
15. H Banikas vs Tringov  ½-½36 1997 Ikaros/ThessalonikiA68 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack
16. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  0-145 1997 Thessaloniki ttA50 Queen's Pawn Game
17. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½37 1997 Ikaros/ThessalonikiB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
18. Ponomariov vs H Banikas  ½-½39 1997 Wch U20B22 Sicilian, Alapin
19. Movsesian vs H Banikas  ½-½29 1997 Wch U20B30 Sicilian
20. C R Petry vs H Banikas  0-141 1997 Wch U20A48 King's Indian
21. H Banikas vs G Timoshenko  ½-½30 1997 Agios Nikolaos opE12 Queen's Indian
22. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  1-057 1998 GRE-chTE46 Nimzo-Indian
23. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  ½-½21 1998 Korinthos op 2ndE00 Queen's Pawn Game
24. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  ½-½21 1998 Panormo ztE12 Queen's Indian
25. G Giorgadze vs H Banikas  1-045 1998 Zonal 1.5E92 King's Indian
 page 1 of 17; games 1-25 of 416  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-04-06  EmperorAtahualpa: Hristos Banikas is currently Greece's third highest player on FIDE.
Mar-15-06  niemzo: My favourite Greek player. I saw him play last year in the Kavala Open near my hometown.He is the reigning Greek Champion.
May-19-06  BIDMONFA: Hristos Banikas

BANIKAS, Hristos

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  wordfunph: My son was named after GM HRISTOS Banikas.
Jun-10-09  myschkin: . . .

War in Chess:

(GM Banikas - Rybka 3)

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  wordfunph: happy 32nd birthday Hristos!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Picture:

5th today in the Paleochora Open (Greece) 22-29 July 2010:

Jan-05-11  kramputz: What is this in the bio?<Grandmaster (1978)> He became a GM in 2001
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