Maxime Vachier-Lagrave winner in Grand Prix des Pyramides de Port-Marly

The 2nd Grand Prix des Pyramides de Port-Marly – Trophée Kaissa took place on 21-22nd September at Les Pyramides de Port-Marly, 16 avenue de Saint-Germain, 78560 Le Port-Marly, France.

The tournament was organized by the Grand Echiquier – C.E. De Port-Marly and Jean-Claude Moingt.

The 9-round Swiss event with the time control 15’+3” offered 5,350 € in prizes. 108 players took participation.

World Cup semi-finalist and reigning European Blitz Champion Maxime Vachier-Lagrave finished clear first with 8,0/9 points.

Les Pyramides de Port-Marly

Les Pyramides de Port-Marly

Final standings:
1 GM VACHIER-LAGRAVE Maxime FRA 2733 – 8,0
2-3. GM GULIYEV Namig AZE 2556 and GM SHCHEKACHEV Andrei FRA 2516 – 7½
4-7. GM DGEBUADZE Alexandre BEL 2527, GM TREGUBOV Pavel V. RUS 2558, IM DOURERASSOU Jonathan FRA 2506 and KAMBRATH Yannick FRA 2290 – 7,0
8-11. GM LE ROUX Jean-Pierre FRA 2569, IM SHOKER Samy EGY 2514, GM BARSOV Alexei UZB 2521 and IM SKRIPCHENKO Almira FRA 2430 – 6½
12-23. RAKOTOMAHARO Fy Antenaina MAD 1990, GM DLUGY Maxim USA 2543, IM SHIRAZI Kamran FRA 2386, FM DAURELLE Herve FRA 2200, LEMPEREUR Frederic FRA 2230, IM MULLON Jean-Baptiste FRA 2380, SOTELO Renzo FRA 2140, FM PIETRASANTA Jeremy FRA 2490, ADEIMI Michel LIB 2150, KARAGYOZIAN Edgar ARM 1970, KIRSZENBERG Marc FRA 2220 and FM MOINGT Jean-Claude FRA 2223 – 6,0

The entry fee was only 10 €.

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