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🏆 Bastia Open (2005)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Arkadij Naiditsch, Victor Bologan, Zoltan Almasi, Krishnan Sasikiran, Alexander Riazantsev, Laurent Fressinet, Vadim Milov, Mikhail Gurevich, Predrag Nikolic, Csaba Balogh, Oleg Korneev, Georg Meier, Bartosz Socko, Zviad Izoria, Pavel Tregubov, Alexander Graf, Viorel Iordachescu, Vadim Malakhatko, Tomasz Markowski, Alexander Rustemov, Alberto David, Alexander Chernin, Evgenij Agrest, Alexander Huzman, Igor Glek, Andrei Shchekachev, Arthur Kogan, Namig Guliyev, Leonid Milov, Sergei Krivoshey, Joseph Sanchez, Alexei Barsov, Amir Bagheri, Aurelien Dunis, Axel Delorme, Sebastian Siebrecht, Nicolas Brunner, Jean-Baptiste Mullon, Vincent Colin, Jovanka Houska, Masha Klinova, Erik Zude, Michael Massoni, Sebastien Midoux, Pascal Chomet, Cyril Humeau, Tristan Remille, Nicolas Templier, Thierry Baron, Francois Brethes, Alessandro Guerra, Tatjana Plachkinova, Sebastien Kolb, Daniel Buchy, Antoine Cristofari, Julien Lecoq, Joseph Ebenezer, Benoit Lemoine, Andras Lazar, Herve Bricard, Thibault Luciani, Lijubomir Scala, Patrice Oriot, Pierre-Francois Geronimi, Saveriu Battesti, Jean-Michel Bigonnet, Didier Have, Thierry Storai, Damien Stubbe, Nicolas Poiron, Marc-Antoine Campana, Pascal Rossi, Dario Steil-Antoni, Gerard Gossart, Jean-Philippe Casta, Patrick Meyssonnier, Simon Terzi, Arnaud Lanoir, Fabrice Mauromati, Christophe Leveque, Patrick Bono, Philippe Correges Chess Event Description
Bastia Open (2005)

Open 7-round Swiss played in Bastia, Corsica, France, 30 October - 2 November 2005, with double rounds the three last days. Time control: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. Chief organizer: Léo Battesti and the Corsica Chess Club.

Krishnan Sasikiran won on tiebreak ahead of Predrag Nikolic, both with 6.5/7. Only 105 games were made available. The top 24 players played qualification Rapid matches in the morning of 3 November, after which the 12 winners joined four seeded players for the Corsica Masters (2005) Rapid KO 1/8 finals in the afternoon the same day.

Official site:
Final standings:

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 104  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bologan vs P Meyssonnier 1-0382005Bastia OpenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
2. S Terzi vs Sasikiran  0-1452005Bastia OpenB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
3. M Gurevich vs J P Casta  1-0352005Bastia OpenA27 English, Three Knights System
4. Arnaud Lanoir vs Milov  0-1302005Bastia OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Z Izoria vs T Luciani 1-0222005Bastia OpenD85 Grunfeld
6. T Storai vs Naiditsch  0-1292005Bastia OpenA22 English
7. Z Almasi vs J M Bigonnet 1-0242005Bastia OpenB33 Sicilian
8. N Poiron vs Fressinet  0-1252005Bastia OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. A Graf vs M A Campana  1-0262005Bastia OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. C Leveque vs B Socko  0-1272005Bastia OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. A Riazantsev vs D Steil-Antoni 1-0402005Bastia OpenD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
12. G Gossart vs Korneev  0-1412005Bastia OpenB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
13. Chernin vs P Bono 1-0342005Bastia OpenA53 Old Indian
14. P Correges vs A David  0-1272005Bastia OpenB25 Sicilian, Closed
15. P Nikolic vs F Mauromati  1-0322005Bastia OpenE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
16. T Baron vs Bologan 0-1482005Bastia OpenB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
17. Sasikiran vs S Kolb  1-0332005Bastia OpenD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
18. B Lemoine vs M Gurevich  0-1502005Bastia OpenB06 Robatsch
19. Milov vs D Buchy 1-0192005Bastia OpenD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. A Cristofari vs Z Izoria  0-1452005Bastia OpenB56 Sicilian
21. Naiditsch vs J Ebenezer 1-0422005Bastia OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
22. F Brethes vs Z Almasi 0-1232005Bastia OpenE14 Queen's Indian
23. Fressinet vs H Bricard  1-0262005Bastia OpenB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
24. Patrice Oriot vs A Graf  0-1602005Bastia OpenC55 Two Knights Defense
25. B Socko vs A Lazar  1-0452005Bastia OpenB32 Sicilian
 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 104  PGN Download
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