Chess Club SACH of Thessaloniki has the pleasure and honor to organize, for 5th consecutive year, the International Chess Tournament “Vardaris”.
The unique playing venue of Holiday Inn Hotel in the center of the city in combination with our good mood and our will for an even better tournament are the basic ingredients that attract every year chess players from every corner of Greece, as well as all over the world.
Surprises will continue, as all participants of previous years had the chance to experience.
We are waiting all of you to our big feast!
1st Dardha Daniel
2nd Petrov Martin
3rd Dardha Arben
4th Markidis Konstantinos
5th Stanojoski Zvonko
6th Trimitzios Petros
1st Avramidou Anastasia
2nd Arsovic Helena
3rd Yordanova Svetla
1st Bogdanovski Vlatco
The 13-year-old Belgian, Daniel Dardha, was the winner of Group A at the 4th International Chess Tournament “Vardaris”. Remarkable, besides the young age of the chess player, was the fact that in the last round, he confronted and defeated his father and personal coach too, Arben Dardha!
“Vardaris”, for the first time this year, was consisted of 4 different groups of capacities. So, the winner of Group B was Yiannis Tsotras of the Evia’s Chess players’ Association, in Group C (U12) the winner was Stelios Sioulas of the Chess Club Evosmos-Kordelio and finally the winner of Group D (U8) was the Romanian Robert-Gabriel Sava.
254 chess players participated in total, from 12 different countries.
THANK YOU LETTER
The Cooperativa "Allostropos" and the Chess Club SACH of Thessaloniki wish to thank the Management of ERT3 TV channel, 95,8fm and 102fm radio stations, who are the Communication Sponsors of the 4th International Chess Tournament "Vardaris".
The TV commercial that is currently playing on ERT3 channel was made by our good friend Nikos Sirakis. We would like to thank him, not only for the hours he spent shooting, cutting and creating the spot, but most of all because he did it all, feeling happy.
The radio spot is on the air of 95,8fm and 102fm radio stations.
The organizing committee of the 4th International Chess Tournament "Vardaris 2018" wishes to provide every possible service for its participants. For this reason, we have achieved to offer 20% discount, exclusively for all the participants and their companions, at the legendary grill "Vardaris", located in 2nd Monastiriou Str., very close to the playing venue. We would really like to thank Mr. Isaak Papadopoulos for his kind and generous offer.