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Vaibhav Suri impressive in Luc Open

The 3rd Luc Open was held from 23rd to 29th April at the salle Debeyre in Lille, France. 187 players from 17 countries participated in the 9-round Swiss event.

The 15-years old IM Vaibhav Suri from India took a clear first place with 7.5 points and a prize of 1500 EUR. Vaibhav defeated high rated Grandmasters Maxim Turov, Oleg Korneev, Sebastien Maze and Marius Manolache to earn a GM norm and 30 elo points.

Final standings:

1. VAIBHAV Suri 2494 – 7½
2-3. VOROBIOV Evgeny E. 2580 and DEGRAEVE Jean-Marc 2569 – 7.0
4-14. SUMETS Andrey 2587, MANOLACHE Marius 2561, ARIZMENDI MARTINEZ Julen Luis 2568, HANDKE Florian 2525, MAZE Sebastien 2577, DEMUTH Adrien 2417, VASSALLO BARROCHE Mauricio 2421, SONG Julien 2333, ZHIGALKO Andrey 2590, PAP Misa 2501 and COLOVIC Aleksandar 2436 – 6½ etc

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