Sunday, March 02, 2014

28th Cannes Chess Festival

28th Cannes Chess Festival
Sunday, 02 March 2014 21:55

The 28th Cannes Chess Festival was held from 23rd February to 2nd March at the Palais des Festivals de Cannes, France.

The Festival consisted of three playing groups: Open A (for players rated above 2200 FIDE), Open B (U2200) and Open C (U1700).

The total prize fund was 10,000 EUR.

The Open A had 83 participants. IM Ankit Rajpara of India and GM Fernando Peralta of Argentina shared the first place with 7 points each.

The Open B had 160 participants. FM Luba Kopylov of Germany was the convincing winner with 8,5 points from nine games.

The Open C had 146 participants. Thierry Benda, Thomas Degraeve, Brigitte Garlopeau and Matteo Soreda shared the first place with 7,5 points each.

Official website

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Many norms were earned.