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Hristos Banikas
H Banikas 
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Number of games in database: 530
Years covered: 1992 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2599 (2615 rapid, 2601 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2646

Overall record: +138 -72 =217 (57.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 103 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (32) 
    D17 D12 D15 D11 D18
 King's Indian (28) 
    E77 E70 E81 E97 E94
 Queen's Indian (27) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    E10 A41 E00 A40 D02
 Semi-Slav (18) 
    D45 D44 D43 D47
 Bogo Indian (15) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (111) 
    B90 B40 B30 B47 B22
 King's Indian (38) 
    E94 E97 E90 E77 E92
 Sicilian Najdorf (34) 
    B90 B94 B92 B96 B98
 Queen's Indian (19) 
    E17 E12 E15 E14
 Sicilian Taimanov (16) 
    B47 B48 B49 B46
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E39 E55 E32 E21 E54
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Greet vs H Banikas, 2008 0-1
   H Banikas vs D Mastrovasilis, 2003 1/2-1/2
   Fier vs H Banikas, 2010 0-1
   S Bogner vs H Banikas, 2008 0-1
   Kryvoruchko vs H Banikas, 2012 0-1
   Kasparov vs H Banikas, 2001 1/2-1/2
   H Banikas vs S Salihu, 2013 1-0
   H Banikas vs Deep Junior, 2001 1-0
   I Saric vs H Banikas, 2013 0-1
   A Karagiannis vs H Banikas, 2005 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Greek Championship (2004)
   European Team Championship (2005)
   Gibraltar Masters (2008)
   Panormo Zonal (1998)
   European Team Championship (2001)
   European Club Cup (2013)
   European Championship (2003)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   European Championship (2009)
   European Championship (2010)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   Batumi Olympiad (2018)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   European Team Championship (2017)
   European Team Championship (2019)

   🏆 Chennai Olympiad
   H Banikas vs M Cornette (Aug-09-22) 1/2-1/2
   G Kjartansson vs H Banikas (Aug-08-22) 1/2-1/2
   Dominguez Perez vs H Banikas (Aug-07-22) 1/2-1/2
   H Banikas vs P Bersamina (Aug-06-22) 1/2-1/2
   H Banikas vs Kuzubov (Aug-05-22) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-20-1978, 44 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 23; games 1-25 of 561  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tukmakov vs H Banikas  1-0291992Katerini opE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
2. H Banikas vs Petursson  0-1561993Katerini GPA16 English
3. H Banikas vs H Stevic  0-11161993EU-ch U16E97 King's Indian
4. M Rychagov vs H Banikas  1-0421994Cappelle op 10thB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
5. H Banikas vs B Kelly  1-0431994Wch U16D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. J Stocek vs H Banikas  ½-½321994EU-ch U18E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
7. H Banikas vs Hebden  0-1331994Cappelle op 10thE97 King's Indian
8. H Banikas vs I Miladinovic  ½-½411995Aegina opD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
9. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½341995EU-ch U18B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
10. H Banikas vs Beliavsky  ½-½50199511th ECC qual group 2E77 King's Indian
11. H Banikas vs Mokry  ½-½20199511th ECC qual group 2E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
12. Kotronias vs H Banikas  ½-½711996Ch GreeceB32 Sicilian
13. H Banikas vs I Koukos  1-0261996GRE-ch U20 28thD85 Grunfeld
14. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  ½-½361996Kastoria opE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
15. H Banikas vs G Borgo  ½-½351996Yerevan OlympiadA34 English, Symmetrical
16. H Banikas vs Lobron  ½-½461996Yerevan OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
17. V Komliakov vs H Banikas  0-1521996Yerevan OlympiadB30 Sicilian
18. V Malakhov vs H Banikas  0-1601996Wch U18B54 Sicilian
19. H Banikas vs Sadvakasov  1-0321996Wch U18E41 Nimzo-Indian
20. Bacrot vs H Banikas  ½-½591996Yerevan OlympiadA00 Uncommon Opening
21. G Vescovi vs H Banikas  ½-½411996Wch U18E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
22. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½371997Ikaros/ThessalonikiB32 Sicilian
23. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  0-1451997Thessaloniki ttA50 Queen's Pawn Game
24. H Banikas vs Tringov  ½-½361997Ikaros/ThessalonikiE77 King's Indian
25. H Banikas vs V Moskalenko  ½-½171997Agios Nikolaos opA81 Dutch
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 561  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

Mar-14-09  wordfunph: My son was named after GM HRISTOS Banikas.
Jun-10-09  myschkin: . . .

War in Chess:

(GM Banikas - Rybka 3)

May-20-10  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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