The 2013 Open International d’Echecs de la Martinique was organized by the Ligue d’Echecs de Martinique from 3-7th April at the Hotel la Bateliere 20 rue des Alizes 97233 Schoelcher Martinique.
72 players from 11 federations competed in the 9-round Swiss event. The field also included eight Grandmasters and nine players from the French island Guadeloupe.
Ukrainian Grandmaster Sergey Fedorchuk, who is based in France, is the outright winner of the tournament with 7,5/9 points. One of the organizers, Gilles Suez-Panama, will be pleased to have sneaked in between the Grandmasters on the shared 5th place.
1. GM FEDORCHUK Sergey A. UKR 2652 – 7,5
2-4. GM PELLETIER Yannick SUI 2604, GM BAUER Christian FRA 2631 and GM STEFANOVA Antoaneta BUL 2525 – 7,0
5-7. GM SANIKIDZE Tornike GEO 2559, GM MIEZIS Normunds LAT 2556 and SUEZ-PANAMA Gilles FRA 2047 – 6,5
8-14. GM RAUSIS Igor CZE 2516, GM DJURIC Stefan SRB 2471, FM HARPER Ryan TRI 2244, MENDIONDO Yosvany ITA 2130, FM WARNER Delisle BAR 2204, BOYARD Marie LUX 1983 and LAFORTUNE Emerick FRA 1684 – 6.0
Martinique is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea and an overseas region of France.