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Charis Christidis Triumphs at
Anthony Maltezopoulos Cup

by Director Giorgos Klitsas - November 2009
CHARIS CHRISTIDIS
The third tourney of the Greek Backgammon Federation’s (GBgF) third season was held at the fantastic Plastira Lake resort in Central Greece the weekend of November 7-8 and was entitled the "Anthony Maltezopoulos Cup" in honour of the founder and first President of GBgF.
See photos from this event at the end of this article.

Charis Christidis triumphed in the final over Manos Mastorakis to maintain the #1 position in the national ranking list, just three points ahead of Dr. Christos Groutsos who won the Consolation.

Charis Christidis

Charis Christidis - currently the #1 backgammon player in Greece.


Here are the full November 2009 results followed by the updated ranking lists:

MAIN

Winner: Charis Christidis
Finalist: Manos Mastorakis
Semifinalist: Costas Efthimiadis
Semifinalist: Thanasis Kotsis

CONSOLATION

Winner: Christos Groutsos
Finalist: Lina Charakoglou

LAST CHANCE

Winner: Giorgos Klitsas

Attendance: 24 players

 

Here follows the Elo rating for players above 1550 [in brackets is the experience of each player] :

Georgy Balkandjiisky 1569 [54]
Stephanos Bonanos 1589 [459]
Captain 1586 [602]
Takis Chatzelis 1550 [673]
Costas Chiotinis 1634 [854]
Charis Christidis 1669 [643]
Costas Christou 1557 [217]
Nikos Dikaros 1571 [253]
Giannis Doukakis 1605 [61]
Giaitzopoulos 1653 [86]
Christos Groutsos 1706 [894]
Iancho Hristov 1591 [71]
Filomila Karantzali 1581 [449]
Manolis Kaselakis 1552 [46]
Thanasis Katsios 1591 [68]
Krull 1665 [856]
Manos Mastorakis 1594 [702]
Fanis Matsoukas 1553 [477]
Costas Mitrelis 1605 [177]
Andreas Panagakis 1551 [248]
Giannis Pasialis 1575 [690]
Michalis Proukakis 1558 [266]
Takis Sakalis 1583 [321]
Theodoros Triantafyllidis 1568 [201]

The following is the Master Points Ranking List of the current top 10 backgammon players in Greece:


1. Charis Christidis 260
2. Christos Groutsos 257
3. Krull 242
4. Michalis Manolios 220
5. Nikos Dikaros 193
6. Costas Chiotinis 185
7. Pavlos Thanopoulos 170
8. Fanis Matsoukas 168
9. Lina Charakoglou 162
10.Giannis Pasialis 161


Our next monthly tourney will take place at the Piraeus Bridge Club on Saturday, December 5th. To particpate contact me by email at llurk@hol.gr

or by telephone at one of these two phone numbers:


0030 210 7706142 or Mobile 0030 694 5298985.

 

The Tournament Director,

Giorgos Klitsas


Pics from the Greek Backgammon Federation’s event at Plastira Lake:

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