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Hristos Banikas
Number of games in database: 500
Years covered: 1992 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2599 (2615 rapid, 2601 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2646

Overall record: +127 -66 =207 (57.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 100 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Slav (29) 
    D12 D17 D15 D11 D18
 Queen's Indian (26) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16
 King's Indian (24) 
    E77 E81 E70 E67 E97
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    E10 D02 A41 E00 A40
 Semi-Slav (17) 
    D45 D44 D47 D43
 Queen's Gambit Declined (15) 
    D37 D38 D30 D06
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (107) 
    B90 B30 B40 B47 B22
 King's Indian (35) 
    E94 E97 E77 E90 E92
 Sicilian Najdorf (33) 
    B90 B94 B92 B98 B97
 Queen's Indian (19) 
    E17 E12 E15 E14
 Sicilian Taimanov (15) 
    B47 B48 B49 B46
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E39 E32 E55 E21 E46
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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
   I Saric vs H Banikas, 2013 0-1
   H Banikas vs Deep Junior, 2001 1-0
   Kasparov vs H Banikas, 2001 1/2-1/2
   Y Kryvoruchko vs H Banikas, 2012 0-1
   A Karagiannis vs H Banikas, 2005 0-1
   H Banikas vs S Salihu, 2013 1-0

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

   🏆 European Team Championship
   H Banikas vs V Ivic (Nov-21-21) 1/2-1/2
   Jan Subelj vs H Banikas (Nov-19-21) 1/2-1/2
   H Banikas vs Vachier-Lagrave (Nov-18-21) 1/2-1/2
   M B Dastan vs H Banikas (Nov-14-21) 1/2-1/2
   H Banikas vs S Docx (Nov-13-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-20-1978, 43 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 21; games 1-25 of 509  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. J Stocek vs H Banikas  ½-½321994EU-ch U18E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
4. H Banikas vs Hebden  0-1331994Cappelle op 10thE97 King's Indian
5. H Banikas vs I Miladinovic  ½-½411995Aegina opD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
6. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½341995EU-ch U18B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
7. H Banikas vs Beliavsky  ½-½50199511th ECC qual group 2E77 King's Indian
8. H Banikas vs Mokry  ½-½20199511th ECC qual group 2E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. H Banikas vs I Koukos  1-0261996GRE-ch U20 28thD85 Grunfeld
10. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  ½-½361996Kastoria opE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
11. Kotronias vs H Banikas  ½-½711996Ch GreeceB32 Sicilian
12. H Banikas vs G Borgo  ½-½351996Yerevan OlympiadA34 English, Symmetrical
13. H Banikas vs Lobron  ½-½461996Yerevan OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
14. V Komliakov vs H Banikas  0-1521996Yerevan OlympiadB30 Sicilian
15. V Malakhov vs H Banikas  0-1601996Wch U18B54 Sicilian
16. H Banikas vs Sadvakasov  1-0321996Wch U18E41 Nimzo-Indian
17. Bacrot vs H Banikas  ½-½591996Yerevan OlympiadA00 Uncommon Opening
18. Vescovi vs H Banikas  ½-½411996Wch U18E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
19. H Banikas vs Tringov  ½-½361997Ikaros/ThessalonikiE77 King's Indian
20. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  0-1451997Thessaloniki ttA50 Queen's Pawn Game
21. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½371997Ikaros/ThessalonikiB32 Sicilian
22. C R Petry vs H Banikas  0-1411997Wch U20A48 King's Indian
23. Ponomariov vs H Banikas  ½-½391997Wch U20B40 Sicilian
24. Movsesian vs H Banikas  ½-½291997Wch U20B30 Sicilian
25. H Banikas vs Timoshenko  ½-½301997Agios Nikolaos opE12 Queen's Indian
 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 509  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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