Number of games in database: 281
Years covered: 1980 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2414 (2432 rapid, 2303 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2513
Overall record: +74 -64 =133 (51.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
10 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
E Grivas vs A Braun, 2008 1-0
V Kovacevic vs E Grivas, 1989 1/2-1/2
D Solak vs E Grivas, 2006 1/2-1/2
E Grivas vs P Short, 1986 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Corus Group C (2008)
EUR-chT (Men) 9th (1989)
Acropolis Tournament (2006)
Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
European Club Cup (2003)
Dubai Olympiad (1986)
Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
Manila Olympiad (1992)
Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
Moscow Olympiad (1994)
EUR-chT (Men) 11th (1997)
Sharjah Masters (2018)
🏆 Sharjah Masters
E Grivas vs Chao Sun (Apr-18-18) 1/2-1/2
K Krithigga vs E Grivas (Apr-17-18) 0-1
E Grivas vs Shantanu Bhambure (Apr-16-18) 0-1
Yuxin Song vs E Grivas (Apr-15-18) 1/2-1/2
Ibrahim Sultan vs E Grivas (Apr-14-18) 1-0
Search Sacrifice Explorer for Efstratios Grivas
Search Google for Efstratios Grivas
FIDE player card for Efstratios Grivas
(born Mar-30-1966, 55 years old) Greece
[what is this?]
|Efstratios Grivas was born in Egio, Greece. He was awarded the FM title in 1983, the IM title in 1984 and the GM title in 1993. Then he moved on to becoming an International Arbiter in 1998, International Organizer also in 1998 and a FIDE Senior Trainer (2005), quitting OTB play in 2009. Grivas was Greek champion in 1983 and 1996.|
Wikipedia article: Efstratios Grivas
| page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 285
|1. E Grivas vs Kotronias
|| ||½-½||36||1980||Athens||A81 Dutch|
|2. E Grivas vs Kotronias
|| ||0-1||34||1982||Athens||A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6|
|3. E Grivas vs Kotronias
|| ||1-0||24||1982||Athens||A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6|
|4. Benjamin vs E Grivas
|| ||0-1||52||1982||Wch U20||E97 King's Indian|
|5. E Grivas vs Salov
|| ||0-1||38||1983||Wch U20||E15 Queen's Indian|
|6. B Angles d'Auriac vs E Grivas
|| ||0-1||41||1984||Thessaloniki Olympiad||E92 King's Indian|
|7. E Grivas vs I Jones
|| ||½-½||41||1984||Thessaloniki Olympiad||A53 Old Indian|
|8. J Yrjola vs E Grivas
||1-0||28||1984||Thessaloniki Olympiad||E97 King's Indian|
|9. A Frois vs E Grivas
|| ||1-0||47||1984||Thessaloniki Olympiad||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|10. Meng Leong Wong vs E Grivas
|| ||½-½||34||1984||Thessaloniki Olympiad||E73 King's Indian|
|11. A Duer vs E Grivas
|| ||½-½||56||1984||Thessaloniki Olympiad||E92 King's Indian|
|12. E Grivas vs S Soylu
|| ||1-0||43||1984||Thessaloniki Olympiad||A71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5|
|13. E Grivas vs Jose Amado Palma
|| ||1-0||24||1984||Thessaloniki Olympiad||A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky|
|14. E Grivas vs Anand
|| ||½-½||22||1985||Wch U20||E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line|
|15. Blatny vs E Grivas
|| ||½-½||40||1985||Wch U20||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|16. E Grivas vs Khalifman
|| ||0-1||45||1985||EU-ch U20||E15 Queen's Indian|
|17. E Grivas vs Kotronias
|| ||1-0||46||1986||Athens||E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line|
|18. E Grivas vs Mohd Dato Hj Talib
|| ||1-0||26||1986||Dubai Olympiad||E70 King's Indian|
|19. P Popovic vs E Grivas
|| ||½-½||22||1986||Dubai Olympiad||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|20. E Grivas vs D Sirias Martinez
|| ||1-0||42||1986||Dubai Olympiad||E14 Queen's Indian|
|21. E Grivas vs C Ionescu
|| ||0-1||60||1986||Dubai Olympiad||E15 Queen's Indian|
|22. Johnny Jose Perez vs E Grivas
|| ||½-½||38||1986||Dubai Olympiad||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|23. E Grivas vs Westerinen
|| ||0-1||45||1986||Dubai Olympiad||E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line|
|24. E Grivas vs A B Meetei
|| ||½-½||60||1986||Dubai Olympiad||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|25. D Rivera vs E Grivas
|| ||½-½||30||1986||Dubai Olympiad||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
| page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 285
|Feb-28-07|| ||vonKrolock: Mr. <Grivas>, please have a look in my post from today 28-ii-07 here Teichmann vs Allies, 1902|
|Sep-20-08|| ||GrahamClayton: Grivas is the full-time trainer for the Turkish national team.|
Source: Yochanan Afek "Corus 2008: The Youngest Ever Winner!", "CHESS", April 2008
|Jun-21-09|| ||Benzol: Has anyone read his book "The Complete Guide To The Grivas Sicilian"? I'd never heard of it before today. What do the moves/lines consist of?|
|Jun-21-09|| ||myschkin: . . .
Review (+ Sample (pdf))
|Jun-21-09|| ||myschkin: . . .
|Jun-21-09|| ||Benzol: <myschkin> Many thanks.|
|Aug-12-09|| ||thegoldenband: GM Grivas did a wonderful job on a very hard task: annotating the last game of his colleague and friend, Nikos Karapanos, who died at the board on August 10th. The game and annotations can be found here:|
|Mar-30-10|| ||wordfunph: i almost named my son Efstratios...but finally settled for Hristos Hugo. My wife objected coz it's lengthy.|
Trivia on GM Grivas: 1982 World Junior Championship in Copenhagen: In the first round, Joel Benjamin played a
player from Greece which he was not familiar. His opponent handled the Bayonet King's Indian a bit strangely for black and Benjamin lost. They sat down for the post-mortem and his
opponent exclaimed "I am an expert in the King's Indian." That player, Efstratios Grivas, went on to become a respectable grandmaster.
happy birthday Efstratios!
|Feb-20-11|| ||wordfunph: "My name, Efstratios, is an ancient Greek name and in ancient Greece it was used as a title, meaning 'the leader of a strong/good army'."|
- GM Eftratios Grivas (in his book A Complete Guide to the Grivas Sicilian)
|Dec-02-11|| ||Benzol: The Star Wars fans have missed an opportunity with this man.|
Grievous bodily harm as a pun also suggests itself.
|Mar-30-12|| ||wordfunph: "The chess player of 2009 has encountered more types of positions than the chess player of 1975 and knows the proper ways to deal with these positions. Therefore, a chess player today has a great advantage over a chess player of 35 years ago."|
- GM Eftratios Grivas
happy birthday, Efstratios!
|Mar-30-12|| ||Penguincw: Happy Birthday!|
|Aug-26-12|| ||Calli: A copy cat http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lubom...|
|Aug-26-12|| ||perfidious: <Calli> As well as being rather too obvious-someone with greater knowledge of English grammar would have eliminated at least one error which was simply plagiarised.|
|Nov-20-15|| ||Domdaniel: The Grivas Sicilian: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Qb6...|
Though sometimes played in the 19th century, this line was not really developed until Grivas took it up. His earliest game in the CG database is a draw with Nunn, I think.
|Nov-20-15|| ||Domdaniel: Curiously, Nunn vs E Grivas, 1991 is the last of six games between the two.|
Spot an error? Please
suggest your correction
and help us eliminate database mistakes!
NOTE: Create an account today
to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users.
Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username,
then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
- No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
- No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
- No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
- Nothing in violation of United States law.
- No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
- No trolling.
- The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.
Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic.
This forum is for this specific player only. To discuss chess or this site in general,
visit the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members
do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.
Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC