The 5th Games Festival opens in Thessaloniki on April 26 with the participation of more than 1,000 people from 40 countries who will compete in chess, bridge, billiards, scrabble, darts and sudoku.
The athletes registered to participate come from European countries, China, India, Singapore, Peru, South Africa, Tunisia, Brazil, Egypt, and the United States. The festival is held for the first time in Thessaloniki (all previous events were held in Halkidiki Prefecture) featuring competitions in popular games, exhibitions of less popular board games and seminars for athletes, coaches, and referees.
The festival will run until May 4.
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