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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
French Championship Tournament

Etienne Bacrot10/13(+7 -0 =6)[view games]
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave9/13(+6 -1 =6)[view games]
Laurent Fressinet7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[view games]
Christian Bauer6/11(+1 -0 =10)[view games]
Sebastien Maze6/11(+3 -2 =6)[view games]
Andrei Sokolov5.5/11(+1 -1 =9)[view games]
Sebastien Feller5/11(+3 -4 =4)[view games]
Thal Abergel4.5/11(+3 -5 =3)[view games]
Igor Alexandre Nataf4.5/11(+0 -2 =9)[view games]
Jean-Marc Degraeve4/11(+1 -4 =6)[view games]
Manuel Apicella3.5/11(+0 -4 =7)[view games]
Anatoli Vaisser2.5/11(+0 -6 =5)[view games]

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 68  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. S Maze vs Bacrot ½-½12 2008 French ChampionshipC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
2. M Vachier-Lagrave vs I A Nataf  ½-½30 2008 French ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
3. S Feller vs Fressinet  0-146 2008 French ChampionshipD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. C Bauer vs Vaisser  ½-½73 2008 French ChampionshipC10 French
5. T Abergel vs A Sokolov  ½-½17 2008 French ChampionshipB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
6. Degraeve vs M Apicella  ½-½63 2008 French ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
7. Bacrot vs I A Nataf 1-036 2008 French ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
8. M Apicella vs S Feller  0-162 2008 French ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
9. Vaisser vs T Abergel  ½-½21 2008 French ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. S Maze vs Degraeve  1-053 2008 French ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
11. Fressinet vs C Bauer  ½-½42 2008 French ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
12. A Sokolov vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½22 2008 French ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. T Abergel vs Fressinet  0-160 2008 French ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
14. I A Nataf vs A Sokolov  ½-½19 2008 French ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
15. S Feller vs S Maze  0-141 2008 French ChampionshipA15 English
16. C Bauer vs M Apicella  ½-½47 2008 French ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
17. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Vaisser 1-069 2008 French ChampionshipC10 French
18. Degraeve vs Bacrot ½-½35 2008 French ChampionshipC48 Four Knights
19. S Maze vs C Bauer  ½-½63 2008 French ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
20. M Apicella vs T Abergel 0-132 2008 French ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
21. Bacrot vs A Sokolov ½-½26 2008 French ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
22. Vaisser vs I A Nataf  ½-½21 2008 French ChampionshipD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
23. Degraeve vs S Feller  ½-½19 2008 French ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
24. Fressinet vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½20 2008 French ChampionshipD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
25. I A Nataf vs Fressinet  0-132 2008 French ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-28-08  Valmy: <chessgames> Thank you...
Aug-28-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  SetNoEscapeOn: It was too simple for Etienne!
Fressinet was not able to mount a serious challenge.
Aug-28-08  Simonkaser: I was there few days ago...
Aug-28-08  Jason Frost: <SetNoEscapeOn> Not sure how it was too simple for Bacrot as it went in to tie breaks. Also not sure why you say Fressinet was the main challenger as Vachier-Lagrave is the currently the highest rated Frenchman(+10 over Bacrot)
Aug-29-08  wolfmaster: Why didn't Lautier play?
Aug-29-08  zoren: even if vachier was higher rated, i think most players that are familiar with these names would notice that bacrot is much more experienced.
Aug-30-08  Simonkaser: <wolfmaster> Lautier didn't play because he's inactive since end 2007... but I don't know why...
Sep-10-08  Bobsterman3000: Lautier has a new job being a full-time shill for Kramnik. He's got no time to actually <play> chess.

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