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GM Christian Bauer takes the trophy in the 12th Lausanne Young Masters

The 12th Lausanne Young Masters chess tournament was held as a 7-round Open from 16th to 19th September in Lausanne, Switzerland. 98 players, including 11 Grandmasters, took participation.

GM Christian Bauer, Chessdom commentator and author of the popular books “The Philidor Files” and “Play the Scandinavian”Chess Books), took a clear first place with 6.0 points. Five players remained half a point behind.

GM Christian Bauer

The total prize fund of 11’000 CHF was distributed to 23 prizes.
1st: 2’000 CHF
2nd: 1’500 CHF
3rd: 1’200 CHF
4th: 800 CHF
5th: 600 CHF
6-7th: 400 CHF
8-10th: 300 CHF
11-15th: 200 CHF
1st < 2200 ELO: 400 CHF
1st < 2000 ELO: 300 CHF
1st < 1800 ELO: 250 CHF
1st < 1600 ELO: 200 CHF
1st < 20 yrs: 350 CHF
1st < 18 yrs: 200 CHF
1st < 16 yrs: 200 CHF
1st Woman: 300 CHF

Final standings:
1. GM Bauer Christian 2631 FRA - 6.0
2-6. GM Hamdouchi Hicham 2610 FRA, GM Raetsky Alexander 2437 RUS, GM Ulibin Mikhail 2561 RUS, IM Dambrauskas Virgi 2316 LTU and GM Antal Gergely 2531 HUN – 5.5
7-13. IM Krivonosov Oleg 2439 LAT, GM Starostits Ilmars 2480 LAT, IM Adrian Claude 2292 FRA, IM Zozulia Anna 2377 BEL, GM Gleizerov Evgeny 2585 RUS, FM Janoszka Arnd 2338 GER and IM Peric Slavisa 2205 SRB – 5.0 etc

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