Number of games in database: 802
Years covered: 1992 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2563 (2576 rapid, 2575 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2602
Overall record: +245 -116 =277 (60.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
164 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
S Halkias vs Pribyl, 2000 1-0
Hug vs S Halkias, 2005 0-1
S Halkias vs S Kristjansson, 2004 1-0
S Halkias vs T Nabaty, 2019 1-0
S Halkias vs Timman, 2006 1-0
S Halkias vs J Polgar, 2010 1-0
S Halkias vs P Genov, 2001 1-0
E El Gindy vs S Halkias, 2003 0-1
Andrey Orlov vs S Halkias, 2007 0-1
S Halkias vs Carlsen, 2002 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Greek Championship (2004)
Amsterdam Chess Tournament (2006)
Reykjavik Open (2008)
Reykjavik Open (2011)
Gibraltar Masters (2010)
Politiken Cup (2012)
Reykjavik Open (2012)
European Championship (2010)
European Championship (2001)
European Championship (2007)
European Championship (2004)
Baku Olympiad (2016)
Chigorin Memorial (2012)
Tromso Olympiad (2014)
Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
🏆 World Blitz Championship
S Halkias vs Thai Dai Van Nguyen (Dec-30-21) 0-1, blitz
S Halkias vs M Kolosowski (Dec-30-21) 1/2-1/2, blitz
S Halkias vs Li Min Peng (Dec-30-21) 1-0, blitz
Bologan vs S Halkias (Dec-30-21) 1-0, blitz
B Heberla vs S Halkias (Dec-30-21) 0-1, blitz
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Last updated: 2021-04-11 10:16:58
(born Apr-11-1980, 41 years old) Greece
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Steliois Halkias was the Greek Under-12 and Under-16 champion. In 1992, he was the bronze medalist at the European U12 championship. In 2002, he was awarded the GM title. His result in the European Championship (2010) enabled him to qualify for the World Cup (2011). There he faced Russian super-GM Alexander Morozevich in the first round, holding him to two drawn games in the classical game mini-match, but succumbed 2-0 in the 25 minute rapid game match tiebreaker. Equal first at the Lev Gutman 70th birthday GM tournament in September 2015 played in Lingen in Germany.
Wikipedia article: Stelios Halkias
| page 1 of 35; games 1-25 of 861
|1. H Stevic vs S Halkias
|| ||1-0||35||1992||Wch U12||B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation|
|2. S Halkias vs V Malakhov
|| ||0-1||40||1992||Wch U12||A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3|
|3. Sadvakasov vs S Halkias
|| ||1-0||38||1993||Wch U14||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|4. I Ivanisevic vs S Halkias
|| ||1-0||52||1994||Balkaniad||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|5. S Halkias vs I Starostits
||1-0||58||1995||EU-ch U16||D85 Grunfeld|
|6. S Halkias vs Nektarios Vlahakis
|| ||1-0||24||1997||Chania op 7th||D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
|7. S Halkias vs Tringov
|| ||1-0||30||1997||Ikaros/Thessaloniki||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|8. T Gelashvili vs S Halkias
|| ||0-1||52||1997||Ikaros/Thessaloniki||A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack|
|9. S Halkias vs T Gelashvili
|| ||0-1||25||1998||GRE-chT||E12 Queen's Indian|
|10. Rychagov vs S Halkias
|| ||1-0||41||1998||GRE-chT||E12 Queen's Indian|
|11. Sadvakasov vs S Halkias
|| ||1-0||37||1998||Wch U20||A16 English|
|12. M Kobalia vs S Halkias
|| ||½-½||15||1998||World Junior Championship||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|13. Zhong Zhang vs S Halkias
|| ||1-0||24||1998||World Junior Championship||B40 Sicilian|
|14. S Halkias vs B Socko
|| ||1-0||34||1998||Wch U20||E92 King's Indian|
|15. S Halkias vs I Papaioannou
|| ||½-½||5||1998||48th Greek Championship||C48 Four Knights|
|16. I Nikolaidis vs S Halkias
|| ||½-½||9||1998||48th Greek Championship||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|17. E Grivas vs S Halkias
|| ||1-0||28||1998||48th Greek Championship||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|18. S Halkias vs T Gelashvili
|| ||0-1||36||1999||Korinthos op 3rd||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|19. S Ernst vs S Halkias
|| ||0-1||62||1999||NED U20 op||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|20. Aronian vs S Halkias
|| ||1-0||26||1999||Wch U20||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|21. S Halkias vs Kasimdzhanov
|| ||½-½||24||1999||Wch U20||E92 King's Indian|
|22. S Halkias vs R Fontaine
|| ||½-½||70||1999||EU-ch U20||D85 Grunfeld|
|23. S Halkias vs E F Romero
|| ||1-0||23||2000||V Ubeda Open||A51 Budapest Gambit|
|24. Pavasovic vs S Halkias
|| ||0-1||48||2000||Oz.com qual blitz||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|25. S Halkias vs Movsesian
|| ||1-0||67||2000||Oz.com qual blitz||E94 King's Indian, Orthodox|
| page 1 of 35; games 1-25 of 861
|Nov-29-04|| ||mahmoudkubba: Who is the player?? any informationabout him before I use the Google analysis method please?? waw I am the first to Kibitz here! |
|Nov-29-04|| ||tomh72000: Well, the name is very Greek, but other than that I know nothing. |
|Dec-16-04|| ||Honza Cervenka: Stelios Halkias is an young GM from Greece. I have seen him few years ago in Pardubice where he played in KB Open tournament. See http://www.chesslive.de/scripts/ser... |
|Aug-31-05|| ||halcyonteam: I like his style, his early kingside demolish. He always storm with a horde of powerful pawns.|
|Mar-04-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Stelios Halkias|
|Apr-21-06|| ||PhilFeeley: White binds black up pretty good with 16. Ncd6 and attacks relentlessly, but black manages to escape in the end:|
[Event "Kavala International Tournament 2005"]
[White "Kourousis E"]
[Black "Halkias S"]
1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 c6 8. O-O
d5 9. Bf4 O-O 10. Re1 Nbd7 11. Ne5 Rc8 12. e4 dxc4 13. Nxc4 Re8 14. e5 Nd5 15.
Ne4 Rb8 16. Ncd6 Rf8 17. Rc1 Ba8 18. Bh3 Bxd6 19. Nxd6 c5 20. Nxf7 Nxf4 21.
gxf4 Kxf7 22. Qh5+ Kg8 23. Bxe6+ Kh8 24. Qh3 Rb7 25. Bf5 g6 26. Be4 Rxf4 27.
Qg3 Rxe4 28. Rxe4 Nf8 29. e6 Re7 30. Qe5+ Kg8 31. Rf4 Rxe6 32. Rxf8+ Kxf8 33.
Qh8+ Ke7 34. Qg7+ Ke8 35. Qg8+ Kd7 36. Qxh7+ Kc8 37. Qh6 Qd5 38. Qf8+ Kb7 0-1
|Jul-22-06|| ||niemzo: Just won L'Ami in the Amsterdam tournament and should be tied for first with one round to go.Great result for him so far.|
|Dec-01-06|| ||niemzo: A great win for him in the German international open in Bavaria.|
|Apr-11-10|| ||wordfunph: i like his first name Stelios..
happy 30th birthday GM Stelios!
|Jul-06-11|| ||engineerX: In this interview ( http://www.chessvibes.com/developin... ) he is asked which is the best game he has played. And he answers that he has played a very nice positional queen sacrifice|
[Event "Wch U20"]
[White "Halkias, Stelios"]
[Black "Ippolito, Dean"]
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O e5 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. e4 exd4 11. Nxd5 Nxd5 12. exd5 h6 13. Nxd4 Qh4 14. Nf3 Qh5 15. Bh7+ Kh8 16. Qf5 g5 17. Re1 Kg7 18. Bd2 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Bxf5 20. Bxf5 Bxe5 21. Rxe5 Rfe8 22. Rxe8 Rxe8 23. g4 Qh3 24. Bc3+ f6 25. d6 Qf3 26. d7 Re2 27. Bxf6+ Kf7 28. Rf1 Re4 29. Bxe4 Qxg4+ 30. Bg2 Qxd7 31. Bc3 h5 32. f4 g4 33. Be4 h4 34. Kg2 Qe6 35. Re1 Qxa2 36. f5 b5 37. Rd1 Qa4 38. Rd4 h3+ 39. Kf2 Qa1 40. f6 g3+ 41. hxg3 h2 42. Rd7+ Kf8 43. Bb4+ Ke8 44. Bc6 h1=N+ 45. Kg2 1-0
But this game is not in chessgames.com's database
|Apr-11-14|| ||offramp: <wordfunph: i like his first name Stelios.. >|
I don't. It is VERY close to <TOILETS> backwards.
Backwards toilets are bad.
|Apr-11-14|| ||perfidious: With a backwards toilet, wonder how l'affaire Kramnik-Topalov would have gone.|
|Nov-26-14|| ||john barleycorn: A true barracuda. Playing an Evans Gambit against Kramnik at the Quatar Open and doing fine (up to now):|
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Be7 6. d4 Na5 7. Bd3 d6 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. Nxe5 Nf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc2 Nd7 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. e5 g6 14. Nd2 b6 15. Nf3 Bb7 16. Be4 Bxe4 17. Qxe4 Qc6 18. Qg4 Rad8 19. Bg5 Qc5 20. Qh4 Nc6 21. Rae1 h5
|Nov-26-14|| ||SimonWebbsTiger: Draw with that Evans Gambit v. Kramnik! (Qatar 2014)|
|Nov-26-14|| ||chancho: Turns out that Halkias has a draw against a 12 year old future World Champ:|
S Halkias vs Carlsen, 2002
|Nov-26-14|| ||john barleycorn: The Leko of Greece? :-)
Champions - future and ex - bring them I can draw them all.
|Apr-11-15|| ||diagonal: Stelios Halkias is recent and outright winner in 2015 of the traditional <Bad Wörishofen Schachfestival>, an Open played annually since 1985 (first winner then was Jan Smejkal):|
https://www.chessorg.de/bad_woerish... (summary in german)
https://www.chessorg.de/Listen2015/... (final standings)
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