The 16th International Réunion Island Open was held from 18th to 25th October at the Salle des Fetes de Bellepierre in Saint-Denis, Réunion Island.
The tournament was organized by the Echiquier du Nord and was completed over 9 rounds of Swiss system.
57 players from 13 clubs competed. Clement Stahl from Club du Canal St-Martin Paris emerged clear winner with 7,5/9 points to collect the top prize of 1200 EUR.
1. STAHL Clement 2149 IDF – 7½
2-3. FM REINHART Emmanuel 2355 REU and STRATONOWITSCH Andre 2124 – 7,0
4-7. FM LETREGUILLY Olivier 2332 REU, IMMER Olivier 2044 ALS, CALMELS Nicolas 1884 REU and RODIER David 2136 REU – 6½
8-10. MEZOUAGHI Miloud 2037 REU, DESIRE Michael 1751 REU and DUPREY Francois-Xavier 1764 IDF – 6,0
11-18. MORET Vincent 2175 LOR, ROOS Louise 1914 REU, FRELICOT Eric 1841 REU, JOURDE Michel 1805 CAZ, ANDRIANDAZA Tombo Omar 1717 REU, GOORSAHYE Antoine 1726, BAH Ismael 1745 PIC and DENNEMONT Bruno 1620 REU – 5½ etc
Réunion is a French island with a population of about 800,000 located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, about 200km south-west of Mauritius, the nearest island.
Administratively, Réunion is one of the overseas departments of France. Réunion is also one of the 27 regions of France and an integral part of the Republic with the same status as those situated on the European mainland. Réunion is an outermost region of the European Union (9350km from Paris).