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Romain Edouard clear first in Quebec Open – AIDEF Championships 2015

The 2015 Quebec Open was merged with the International Championships of French-speaking countries (AIDEF Championships) and held from 17-25th July at the Hotel Delta in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

All players associated with an AIDEF country (Association Internationale des Echecs Francophones), including Canada and USA, were eligible to participate.

The main Championship section attracted 152 players from 15 federations, including 11 Grandmasters and 9 International Masters.

Top seed Grandmaster Romain Edouard from France took a clear first place with 8,0/9 points to earn the top prize of 2000$. GM Samy Shoker of Egypt is second with 7,5 points.

Romain Edouard

Romain Edouard

The 16-year old Canadian Olivier Kenta Chiku-Ratté played in excellent shape to earn an IM norm and add 114 points to his rating.

One of the highlights of the event was participation of GM Alexandre Le Siege who returned to competitive chess after 11-years long hiatus.

The Amateur section had 63 participants. Guennadi Kozlov (CAN 1578) is the winner with 7,5/9 points. All standings below.

Final standings:

1. GM Edouard Romain FRA 2639 – 8
2. GM Shoker Samy EGY 2477 – 7.5
3. GM Fargere Francois FRA 2420 – 7
4. Bolduc Steve CAN 2166 – 7
5. IM Hambleton Aman CAN 2445 – 6.5
6. FM Rakotomaharo Fy Antenaina MAD 2450 – 6.5
7. Chiku-Ratte Olivier Kenta CAN 2195 – 6.5
8. GM Dlugy Maxim USA 2516 – 6.5
9. GM Hansen Eric CAN 2583 – 6.5
10. FM Villegas Pierre MNC 2323 – 6.5
11. IM Claesen Pieter BEL 2319 – 6.5
12. Studen Damir USA 2259 – 6.5
13. GM Le Siege Alexandre CAN 2528 – 6.5
14. FM Humphreys Michael CAN 2207 – 6.5
15. GM Bouaziz Slim TUN 2303 – 6.5
16. Oussedik Elias CAN 2109 – 6
17. FM Le Quang Kim BEL 2253 – 6
18. GM El Gindy Essam EGY 2440 – 6
19. IM Onkoud Abdelaziz MAR 2308 – 6
20. FM Van Hoolandt Patrick MNC 2129 – 6
21. IM Duong Thanh Nha CAN 2277 – 6
22. Sprumont Oscar CAN 1975 – 6
23. WGM Mona Khaled EGY 2184 – 6
24. Poulin Mathieu CAN 2005 – 6
25. FM Voskanyan Vahagn CAN 2222 – 6
26. GM Sambuev Bator CAN 2532 – 5.5
27. IM Cummings David CAN 2327 – 5.5
28. IM Sarkar Justin CAN 2411 – 5.5
29. Yu Zong Yang CAN 2234 – 5.5
30. Zhu Hong Rui CAN 2193 – 5.5
31. WIM Mouradian Knarik LIB 2170 – 5.5
32. Vanheirzeele Daniel BEL 2087 – 5.5
33. Tremblay Alain CAN 2028 – 5.5
34. Sanon Mondoly HAI 2007 – 5.5
35. Zouaoui Mohamed TUN 0 – 5.5
36. Libersan Thierry CAN 2090 – 5.5
37. Jacquet Stephane CAN 2008 – 5.5
38. FM Mossong Hubert LUX 2086 – 5.5
39. Larochelle Martial CAN 2107 – 5.5
40. FM Kassis Antoine LIB 2178 – 5.5
41. Akhrass Roland LIB 1964 – 5.5
42. Lepine Cedric CAN 2013 – 5.5
43. Abreu Cordero Jose Leonardo CAN 2023 – 5.5
44. Zhong Wenxuan CAN 1604 – 5.5
45. Shuman Nathaniel Lande USA 1616 – 5.5
46. WGM Maisuradze Nino FRA 2292 – 5
47. Turcotte Jonathan CAN 1999 – 5
48. WCM Ouellet Maili-Jade CAN 1783 – 5
49. Gouvart Stephane FRA 1929 – 5
50. Luksza Arkadiusz CAN 2160 – 5
51. CM Shi Diwen CAN 2153 – 5
52. Mackinnon Keith CAN 2198 – 5
53. CM Low Kevin CAN 1752 – 5
54. Sullivan Neil CAN 2109 – 5
55. Trahan Daniel CAN 2037 – 5
56. Gunapalan David CAN 0 – 5
57. Beauchamp Pierre CAN 0 – 5
58. Robichaud Louis CAN 2037 – 5
59. Boudreau Daniel CAN 1998 – 5
60. Lopez Andre FRA 1909 – 5
61. IM Kopec Danny CAN 2315 – 5
62. Poulin Maurice CAN 2011 – 5
63. Cloutier Mathieu CAN 1972 – 4.5
64. Tardi Oscar FRA 1832 – 4.5
65. Drolet Stephane CAN 2120 – 4.5
66. Brodie Hugh CAN 1929 – 4.5
67. Marin Sam CAN 1868 – 4.5
68. Lessard Claude CAN 0 – 4.5
69. Rodrigue-Lemieux Shawn CAN 1683 – 4.5
70. Hollander Michael CAN 0 – 4.5
71. Yao Houji CAN 0 – 4.5
72. Huang Qiuyu CAN 0 – 4.5
73. Dube Daniel CAN 1660 – 4.5
74. Mok Yuen Tak USA 0 – 4.5
75. Renaux Osmin FRA 1918 – 4.5
76. Crnilovic Grisha CAN 0 – 4.5
77. Feng Richard CAN 1656 – 4.5
78. Perkins Simon CAN 0 – 4.5
79. Morin Louis CAN 0 – 4.5
80. Durette Francis CAN 1994 – 4.5
81. CM Luxama Jacques Muller HAI 2041 – 4.5
82. Lin Chenxi CAN 0 – 4.5
83. Jia Zhe CAN 0 – 4.5
84. Low Ethan CAN 1489 – 4.5
85. Helfst Matt D USA 1941 – 4
86. Oen Grant CAN 1930 – 4
87. Parenteau François CAN 0 – 4
88. Saha Ananda CAN 0 – 4
89. Bongo Akanga Ndjila Barthelem GAB 1924 – 4
90. Li Yilin CAN 1852 – 4
91. Shi Ling Yun CAN 0 – 4
92. O’neill Brendon CAN 0 – 4
93. Desmarais Serge CAN 0 – 4
94. Gauthier Denis CAN 1836 – 4
95. Moore Ronald CAN 0 – 4
96. Biakolo Binzi Benard Lima CMR 0 – 4
97. Vorobev Alexander CAN 0 – 4
98. Selling Edward CAN 0 – 4
99. Struben Jeroen CAN 0 – 4
100. WIM Lebel-Arias Julia MNC 1756 – 4
101. Gauthier Luc CAN 0 – 4
102. Sly Doug USA 1658 – 4
103. Ming Wenyang CAN 1834 – 3.5
104. Dumoulin Sylvain CAN 0 – 3.5
105. Jean Louis Herby HAI 0 – 3.5
106. Richardson Kai CAN 1775 – 3.5
107. Johnson-Constantin Matthieu CAN 0 – 3.5
108. Langlois-Remillard Alexis CAN 0 – 3.5
109. Saine Zachary CAN 0 – 3.5
110. Steinberg Ellis CAN 0 – 3.5
111. Goldner John CAN 1844 – 3.5
112. Gilbert Erick CAN 1889 – 3.5
113. Coqueraut Lodewyk ITA 1637 – 3.5
114. Villeneuve Benoit CAN 0 – 3.5
115. Occilien Jean David HAI 0 – 3.5
116. Ma Indy CAN 1725 – 3.5
117. Ber Yves FRA 2051 – 3.5
118. Guan Zi Yu CAN 0 – 3.5
119. Chevalier Francois CAN 0 – 3.5
120. Simard Francois CAN 1894 – 3.5
121. Tremblay-Alix Eric CAN 0 – 3.5
122. Bonne-Annee Jean-Philippe HAI 0 – 3.5
123. Martel Paul CAN 0 – 3.5
124. Brunet Guy CAN 0 – 3.5
125. FM Cao Jason CAN 2332 – 3
126. Fan Run Kun CAN 1734 – 3
127. Armstrong Robert J. CAN 1567 – 3
128. Sharpe Michael D. CAN 1623 – 3
129. Zumsteg Nicolas CAN 0 – 3
130. Tsypin Allison CAN 1267 – 3
131. Molloy Francis CAN 0 – 3
132. Girard Sylvain CAN 0 – 3
133. Muntaner Daniel CAN 0 – 3
134. Lamoureux Yvon CAN 0 – 3
135. Leblanc-Legault Mathieu CAN 0 – 3
136. Duplessis Claude CAN 0 – 3
137. Krasnosheky Valery CAN 0 – 2.5
138. Kay Sang Kil CAN 0 – 2.5
139. Reynaud Frederic CAN 0 – 2.5
140. Nica Ion CAN 0 – 2.5
141. Tinica Gabriel CAN 0 – 2.5
142. Mortimer Quianna HAI 0 – 2.5
143. Grenier Marcel Jr CAN 0 – 2.5
144. Dorion Francois CAN 0 – 2.5
145. Piche Guy CAN 0 – 2
146. Marchand Jacques CAN 0 – 2
147. Amoros Pierre FRA 1697 – 2
148. Lesage Pierre CAN 0 – 2
149. Lesage Philippe CAN 0 – 1.5
150. Thomson Bruce W CAN 0 – 1.5
151. Bolduc Jacques CAN 0 – 0.5
152. Sarra-Bournet Marc CAN 0 – 0.5

Amateur section final standings:

1. Kozlov Guennadi CAN 1578 – 7.5
2. Turgeon Yoakim CAN 1506 – 7
3. Shahabi Shahab CAN 1473 – 6.5
4. Morin Maxime CAN 1319 – 6.5
5. Audet Olivier CAN 1403 – 6.5
6. Gil Bernardo CAN 1419 – 6.5
7. Yu Daniel-Tianqi CAN 1555 – 6
8. WCM Kuleshova Julia CAN 1487 – 6
9. Zhong Kevin CAN 1377 – 6
10. Nanescu Marin CAN 1497 – 6
11. Richard Léo CAN 1258 – 5.5
12. Tinica Sabina CAN 1331 – 5.5
13. Frangakis Evan CAN 1512 – 5.5
14. Chung Steven CAN 0 – 5.5
15. Bourassa Louis CAN 1480 – 5.5
16. Tsypin Vadim CAN 1270 – 5.5
17. Bergeron Jean-Guy CAN 1455 – 5.5
18. Boni-Rowe Nicolas CAN 1330 – 5.5
19. Zheng Richard CAN 1284 – 5
20. Perrault Marc CAN 1500 – 5
21. Lacerte Jimmy CAN 1309 – 5
22. Tsanaclis Albert CAN 1443 – 5
23. Kulenovic Sasha CAN 1488 – 5
24. Guipi Bopala Prince Eric Jr CAN 1443 – 5
25. Bureau Robert CAN 1411 – 5
26. Legault Simon CAN 1279 – 4.5
27. Milosz Jerzy CAN 1509 – 4.5
28. Raduica Gheorghe CAN 1348 – 4.5
29. Spaulding Derrick CAN 1430 – 4.5
30. Dion Yves CAN 1564 – 4.5
31. Grand Maison Réal CAN 1222 – 4.5
32. St-Amant Simon CAN 1399 – 4.5
33. Bond Yvon CAN 1328 – 4.5
34. Gervais Marcel CAN 1319 – 4
35. Sonn Eric CAN 1490 – 4
36. Coulombe Normand CAN 1132 – 4
37. Pietka Krystyn CAN 1342 – 4
38. Dorval Hugo CAN 1319 – 4
39. Mikhaylov Dmitry CAN 1105 – 4
40. Cosmatos Alexandre CAN 1232 – 4
41. Omichi Haruaki CAN 1198 – 4
42. Tessier Simon CAN 1402 – 4
43. Cooijmans Tim CAN 0 – 4
44. Zhong Ziyi CAN 1068 – 4
45. Stoyanova Stela CAN 1282 – 3.5
46. Zhang Chu Hang CAN 1183 – 3.5
47. Couture Francois CAN 1092 – 3.5
48. Xu Yihan CAN 1037 – 3.5
49. Wang Isabelle CAN 1268 – 3
50. Fallet Maurice CAN 1295 – 3
51. Latour Pierre-Jerome CAN 1082 – 3
52. Omichi Kevin CAN 967 – 3
53. Chang Alexander R.Z. CAN 1209 – 3
54. Roy Vital CAN 1040 – 3
55. Gregoire Serge CAN 1001 – 3
56. Krymalowski Sam CAN 0 – 3
57. Blondin Bernard CAN 916 – 3
58. El-Jiz Michael CAN 1034 – 2.5
59. Poulin Roxane CAN 862 – 2.5
60. Strasser Rouben FRA 1190 – 2
61. Strasser Arevik FRA 1040 – 1.5
62. Poulin Marc CAN 1095 – 1.5
63. Zouaoui Youssef TUN 0 – 1.5

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