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Hristos Banikas
Number of games in database: 455
Years covered: 1992 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2569 (2646 rapid, 2602 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2646

Overall record: +113 -58 =189 (57.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 95 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (27) 
    D12 D17 D15 D11 D18
 King's Indian (22) 
    E81 E70 E77 E67 E76
 Queen's Indian (22) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16
 Semi-Slav (16) 
    D45 D44 D43 D47
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    E10 A40 D02 A41 A50
 English (15) 
    A11 A13 A17 A15 A16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (96) 
    B90 B30 B47 B40 B22
 King's Indian (36) 
    E94 E70 E97 E92 E77
 Sicilian Najdorf (27) 
    B90 B94 B98 B92 B97
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E17 E12 E15 E14
 Sicilian Taimanov (14) 
    B47 B48 B49 B46
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E39 E55 E32 E46 E54
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Greet vs H Banikas, 2008 0-1
   A H T dos Santos Fier vs H Banikas, 2010 0-1
   I Saric vs H Banikas, 2013 0-1
   S Bogner vs H Banikas, 2008 0-1
   Y Kryvoruchko vs H Banikas, 2012 0-1
   H Banikas vs Deep Junior, 2001 1-0
   H Banikas vs D Mastrovasilis, 2003 1/2-1/2
   D Anton Guijarro vs H Banikas, 2016 1/2-1/2
   Kasparov vs H Banikas, 2001 1/2-1/2
   H Banikas vs A Greet, 2014 1/2-1/2

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

   N Grandelius vs H Banikas (Dec-30-16) 1-0, blitz
   H Banikas vs F Bindrich (Dec-30-16) 1-0, blitz
   J S Christiansen vs H Banikas (Dec-30-16) 0-1, blitz
   H Banikas vs C Henriquez Villagra (Dec-30-16) 0-1, blitz
   R Svane vs H Banikas (Dec-30-16) 0-1, blitz

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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 19; games 1-25 of 455  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. H Banikas vs Beliavsky  ½-½50 1995 EUCup Gr4E77 King's Indian
5. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½34 1995 EU-ch U18B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
6. H Banikas vs I Miladinovic  ½-½41 1995 Aegina opD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
7. H Banikas vs K Mokry  ½-½20 1995 EUCup Gr4E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
8. V Malakhov vs H Banikas  0-160 1996 Wch U18B54 Sicilian
9. Kotronias vs H Banikas  ½-½71 1996 Ch GreeceB32 Sicilian
10. H Banikas vs I Koukos  1-026 1996 GRE-ch U20 28thD85 Grunfeld
11. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  ½-½36 1996 Kastoria opE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
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 T Gelashvili  0-145 1997 Thessaloniki ttA50 Queen's Pawn Game
16. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½37 1997 Ikaros/ThessalonikiB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
17. H Banikas vs Tringov  ½-½36 1997 Ikaros/ThessalonikiA68 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack
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 19; games 1-25 of 455  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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