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Hristos Banikas
Number of games in database: 529
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. 102 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 D02 A40 E00 A41
 Semi-Slav (18) 
    D45 D44 D43 D47
 English (15) 
    A13 A11 A17 A16 A15
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (111) 
    B90 B30 B40 B47 B22
 King's Indian (38) 
    E94 E97 E70 E90 E92
 Sicilian Najdorf (34) 
    B90 B94 B92 B98 B96
 Queen's Indian (19) 
    E17 E12 E15 E14
 Sicilian Taimanov (16) 
    B47 B48 B49 B46
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E39 E55 E32 E20 E21
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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
   S Bogner vs H Banikas, 2008 0-1
   Fier vs H Banikas, 2010 0-1
   A Karagiannis vs H Banikas, 2005 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
   Y Kryvoruchko vs H Banikas, 2012 0-1

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

   🏆 European Team Championship
   H Banikas vs V Ivic (Nov-21-21) 1/2-1/2
   J 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, 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 22; games 1-25 of 529  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 Rytshagov vs H Banikas  1-0421994Cappelle op 10thB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
5. J Stocek vs H Banikas  ½-½321994EU-ch U18E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
6. H Banikas vs Hebden  0-1331994Cappelle op 10thE97 King's Indian
7. H Banikas vs I Miladinovic  ½-½411995Aegina opD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
8. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½341995EU-ch U18B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
9. H Banikas vs Beliavsky  ½-½50199511th ECC qual group 2E77 King's Indian
10. H Banikas vs Mokry  ½-½20199511th ECC qual group 2E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
11. Kotronias vs H Banikas  ½-½711996Ch GreeceB32 Sicilian
12. H Banikas vs I Koukos  1-0261996GRE-ch U20 28thD85 Grunfeld
13. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  ½-½361996Kastoria opE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
14. H Banikas vs G Borgo  ½-½351996Yerevan OlympiadA34 English, Symmetrical
15. H Banikas vs Lobron  ½-½461996Yerevan OlympiadE12 Queen's Indian
16. V Komliakov vs H Banikas  0-1521996Yerevan OlympiadB30 Sicilian
17. V Malakhov vs H Banikas  0-1601996Wch U18B54 Sicilian
18. H Banikas vs Sadvakasov  1-0321996Wch U18E41 Nimzo-Indian
19. Bacrot vs H Banikas  ½-½591996Yerevan OlympiadA00 Uncommon Opening
20. Vescovi vs H Banikas  ½-½411996Wch U18E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
21. H Banikas vs T Gelashvili  0-1451997Thessaloniki ttA50 Queen's Pawn Game
22. T Gelashvili vs H Banikas  ½-½371997Ikaros/ThessalonikiB32 Sicilian
23. H Banikas vs Tringov  ½-½361997Ikaros/ThessalonikiE77 King's Indian
24. C R Petry vs H Banikas  0-1411997Wch U20A48 King's Indian
25. Ponomariov vs H Banikas  ½-½391997Wch U20B40 Sicilian
 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 529  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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