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Corsica Masters R2

Corsica Masters, the top open event of the season, continues on the island of Napoleon. Most of the high-rated participants, including GM Fressinet, GM Sasikiran, GM Mamedov, GM Gawain Jones, GM Ghaem Maghami, and GM Grigoryan continued their victorious march.

Round two brought some surprises as well. After GM Cheparinov got stunned at the start, yet another top Grandmaster faced fierce resistance – this time Pavel Tregubov drew with Aghasi Inants.

Scroll down for the full results, you can download and replay the games at the official website.

Today is round 3, live games here.

Large increase of participation
Corsica 2011 is a top tournament of the year, and despite the financial crisis there is a record number of competitors, 30% more than any other year. One of the key factors is the participation of the young players at the event. The organizers, the happy participants, and the media interest in the following video.

Results round 2

Ech. Blancs Res. Noirs
1 FRESSINET Laurent 2696 1 – 0 GIROYAN Gary 2318
2 SAADA Julien 2313 0 – 1 SASIKIRAN Krishnan 2689
3 MAMEDOV Rauf 2660 1 – 0 MAMEDJAROVA Zeinab 2314
4 JONES Gawain C B 2624 1 – 0 COLEMAN Teddy 2312
5 MASSONI Michael 2304 0 – 1 MELKUMYAN Hrant 2619
6 GRIGORYAN Avetik 2614 1 – 0 WEISBUCH Udi 2304
7 INANTS Aghasi 2288 X – X TREGUBOV Pavel V. 2602
8 GHAEM MAGHAMI Ehsan 2583 1 – 0 BERTHELOT Yannick 2286
9 PESOTSKYI Vitalii 2268 1 – 0 SULAVA Nenad 2540
10 DURARBEYLI Vasif 2526 1 – 0 MAMEDJAROVA Turkan 2277
11 RIBREAU Herve 2233 0 – 1 ARNOLD Marc T 2505
12 BARON Tal 2505 1 – 0 HUMEAU Cyril 2261
13 DUPORT Nicolas 2220 0 – 1 FLEAR Glenn C 2471
14 BATTAGLINI Gabriel 2452 1 – 0 IVANOV Stojan Emilov 2221
15 DAURELLE Herve 2209 X – X DEMUTH Adrien 2440
16 DIMITROV Radoslav 2424 1 – 0 GIUA Frederic 2193
17 EGOZI Nadav 2173 0 – 1 BEDOUIN Xavier 2406
18 DEBRAY Christopher 2402 1 – 0 GIDEL Jean-Louis 2150
19 PAHLEVANZADEH Mehrdad 2136 X – X MULLON Jean-Baptiste 2379
20 BAGHDASARYAN Vahe 2362 1 – 0 STOERI Simon 2150
21 KOCH Alain 1993 0 – 1 SHACHAR Ehud 2355
22 DIMITROV Pavel 2353 1 – 0 POULET Sebastien 1787
23 MALASSAGNE Isabelle 1753 X – X JUDKOVSKY Yair 2329
24 RABINEAU Clement 2285 0 – 1 CHEPARINOV Ivan 2650
25 LOEWE Lennard 2077 0 – 1 AUQUE Aurelien 1802
26 CHUIKO Vitaly 1799 0 – 1 CRISTOFARI Antoine 2161
27 VASILENKO Ekateryna 1799 0 – 1 ANGELOV Zvetomir 2122
28 KIRK Ezra 2122 1 – 0 ESCAFRE Stephane 1790
29 MALASSAGNE Jerome 1798 0 – 1 EID Maha 2081
30 PIAT Gabin 1773 1 – 0 SKOUVAKLIS Alexis 2072
31 KOSSOBUDZKI Robert 2069 1 – 0 FRANCESCHINI Francois-Marie 1769
32 LORENZI Philippe 1771 0 – 1 PICARD Remi 2054
33 MELLER Piotr 2047 X – X GUILLEMART Serge 1752
34 BROIN Christian 1750 0 – 1 DUBOIS Martine 2017
35 GERONIMI Pierre-Francois 2013 1 – 0 GROSSE Ludovic 1741
36 LUCIANI Thibault 1990 1 – 0 BEKHOUCHE Marion 1714
37 COSTA Pierre-Mathieu 1975 1 – 0 MORGANTI Noel 1711
38 SUSINI Lisa 1740 0 – 1 ANCION Merowig 1947
39 KIRK Jason 1944 1 – 0 COMITI Tony 1695
40 LEIBENGUTH Jean 1717 0 – 1 TEYCHENE Jean-Louis 1940
41 POULET Pierre-Emmanuel 1937 1 – 0 TERZI Simon 1681
42 GERONIMI Didier 1676 0 – 1 UTRERA Ludovic 1937
43 BIGONNET Jean-Michel 1927 1 – 0 STRATE Wolfgang 1669
44 TOMASI Albert 1644 0 – 1 BOUTHIER Jacques 1925
45 DUVICQ Arnaud 1924 1 – 0 GROS Rachel 1638
46 VERHULST Jens 1641 0 – 1 HAVE Didier 1913
47 BONVALOT Isabelle 1912 1 – 0 MIRETE Leo 1624
48 BEDINI Noel 1631 0 – 1 MALASSAGNE Raphael 1906
49 DUPOUY Francois 1895 1 – 0 CAMBLAN Roger 1603
50 OSTER Jean-Marie 1608 0 – 1 SZYMANSKI Piotr 1880
51 PASCAL Jonathan 1873 0 – 1 ESCLAFIT Pierre 1588
52 BEDINI Lucas 1596 0 – 1 PERRUSSET Barbara 1873
53 FERRANDI Bernard 1851 X – X DONGU-CUNEO Yann 1535
54 BARZILAY Marianne 1586 0 – 1 DIMITROV Daniel 1845
55 HANSEN Herborg 1841 X – X KUCHERYAVYI Vadym 1531
56 ROYER Damien 1475 0 – 1 PILLOT Antoine 1828
57 MANGOLD Noe 1806 X – X JEAN Joris 1512
58 BOULET Stephane 1801 1 – 0 VENEL Alexandre 1480
59 COMPAN Bastien 1470 X – X BIANCALANA Marc 1799
60 LHOSTIS Florian 1713 1 – 0 MIRETE Rita 1548
61 DELLAPINA Kevin 1707 X – X LEIBENGUTH Pablo 1564
62 STROHL Antoine 1672 1 – 0 HEBERT Jean-Francois 1470
63 PIACENTINI Theo 1590 0 – 1 DELLAPINA Florian 1522
64 BAZZALI Joel 1499 0 – 1 DIEULEVEUT Floriane 1717
65 GERONIMI Vital 1695 0 – 1 VENEL Frederic 1500
66 SUSINI Noelia 1678 1 – 0 GUILLEMART-PASTINI Patricia 1499
67 MOREL Martine 1499 0 – 1 BEKHOUCHE Erick 1663
68 MORACCHINI Jean-Philippe 1655 0 – 1 LEOST Joel 1495
69 FERSADOU Kevin 1598 1 – 0 BUNOUST Lucas 1488
70 POULET Benoit 1470 0 – 1 STROHL Gregoire 1597
71 GROSSE Tomas 1452 X – X GIL Jean-Jacques 1592
72 MAUTIN Arthur 1447 1 – 0 DUMAS Philippe 1584
73 MALASSAGNE Gabriel 1430 0 – 1 ZAWALNICKI Jean-Michel 1572
74 BRUNEL Axel 1565 0 – 1 BERTRAND Marin 1470
75 ASCIONE Olivier 1550 X – X PIETRELLE Christian 1454
76 GIORDANI Lisandru 1538 1 – 0 RAFFAELLI Alain 1445
77 PIETRI Melanie 1532 0 – 1 PELLERIN Gerard 1387
78 BOUSLIMI Nabil 1525 1 – 0 NICOLAI Dominique 1370
79 JUFFIN Dominique 1514 0 – 1 PESOTSKYI Alexandr 1199
80 MORISON Julien 1509 1 – 0 KOLOSAN Ulyana 1009
81 ZAITSEV Kyrilo 1099 1 – 0 CUNEO Christine 1270
82 PIERINELLI FLORI Marc-Benoit 1280 0 – 1 FRANCHI Pierre-Jean 1548
83 TREGOUBOV Maxime 1009 0 – 1 GUILLEMART Marie 1449
84 VITTU Coraline 1199 0 – 1 MOREL Anthony 1414
85 BIANCALANA Quentin 1290 1 – 0 PALDACCI Carina 1110
86 GIULIANI Isabelle 1150 0 – 1 RATABOUC Bernard 1270
87 COLONNA Athaniel 1020 0 – 1 RICHARD Anthony 1199
0 COSMI Guillaume 1090 1 – F FRICK Christoph 2215

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