Sautron International Open
Friday, 09 November 2012 06:18
The 12th Sautron International Chess Open was held from 27th October to 3rd November at the Phelippes Beaulieux Center in Sautron, France.
165 players competed in the 9-round Swiss event that was rated with FIDE and FFE. The prize fund was 7000 EUR.
GM Mikhailo Oleksienko from Ukraine took a clear first place with 7,5 points, leaving Grandmasters Alexander Zubarev and Aleksandr Karpatchev half a point behind.
Maxime Lagarde shared the 4th place and earned his second GM norm.
1. GM OLEKSIENKO Mikhailo 2539 UKR – 7,5
2-3. GM ZUBAREV Alexander 2583 UKR and GM KARPATCHEV Aleksandr 2458 RUS – 7,0
4-11. GM LE ROUX Jean-Pierre 2563 FRA, IM LAGARDE Maxime 2501 FRA, IM PANCEVSKI Filip 2482 MKD, IM KOZIAK Vitali 2503 UKR, IM RIFF Jean-Noel 2473 FRA, GM ULIBIN Mikhail 2529 RUS, GM RUSEV Krasimir 2549 BUL and IM BEDOUIN Xavier 2414 FRA – 6,5 etc