Photo by David Llada

The lists of participants are now live (click on Participants in the menu)!

World Champion Magnus Carlsen is the highest-rated player of the event and will make in Porto Carras his last competitive appearance before his World Championship Match vs Fabiano Caruana in London, in November.

With 74 teams participating, 62 in the Open section and 12 in the Women’s section, and over 120 GMs, many of them travelling directly to Chalkidiki from the Batumi Olympiad, ECCC 2018 promises to be one of the most successful and exciting events ever held in Greece!

Please note that the Lists of Participants are work in progress and subject to checks. The final lists (and board orders) will be determined at the Captains’ Meeting on October 11th. All interested parties are kindly requested to check the lists thoroughly for possible mistakes and/or ommissions. For any enquiries please contact the Organizing Committee (