TBG - these 3 letters are nowadays linked with him in chess-Germany: IM Georgios Souleidis is probably the best-known German chess entertainer thanks to his successful video productions. He has a long history with Dortmund, as he was the press officer for the International Dortmund Chess Days for a long time.
This year he returns to the Sparkassen Chess Trophy for its 50th anniversary, but this time as an active player on the board! "The Big Greek" will play in the A-Open and thus joins the big names registered.
On YouTube, "The Big Greek" now has over 130,000 subscribers, and he also streams live on Twitch several times a week. Also before the start of his channels in 2019, Souleidis was known as a journalist on the subject of chess, so that for years he worked in the press centre of the International Dortmund Chess Days or maintained his entertaining blog entwicklungsvorsprung.de. He has been an international master with a constant rating above 2400 for over 20 years and, in addition to his video productions, always finds the time to go to the board himself. So now you can meet him in Dortmund in the A-Open!
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