The 3rd Open International d’Echecs de la Martinique was organized by the Ligue d’Echecs de Martinique from 12-16th April, 2014, at the Hotel la Bateliere 20 rue des Alizes 97233 Schoelcher Martinique.
88 players from France, Barbados, Spain, Czech Republic, Lithuania. Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba and Switzerland competed in the 9-round Swiss event. The field also included five Grandmasters.
Four players shared the first place with 7,0/9 points each, but GM Christian Bauer sported the best tie-break to take the winner’s trophy and the top prize of 3000 EUR.
1-4. GM BAUER Christian FRA 2623, GM CORNETTE Matthieu FRA 2538, GM TALLA Vladimir CZE 2391 and GM RAUSIS Igors CZE 2578 – 7,0
5-7. GM PELLETIER Yannick SUI 2575, IM SHIRAZI Kamran FRA 2366 and IM JEREZ PEREZ Alfonso ESP 2370 – 6½
8-17. WGM DAULYTE Deimante LTU 2388, MIDONET Matthieu FRA 2168, FM HUSBANDS Orlando BAR 2042, IM LEBREDO ZARAGOITIA Gerardo CUB 2220, IM FARLEY Terry BAR 2213, VERNEUIL Pascal FRA 2073, WIM LLANEZA VEGA Patricia ESP 2216, GREGO Pierre FRA 1871, GAUTHIER Laurent FRA 1793 and GARET Francois FRA 1812 – 6,0 etc
Martinique is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea and an overseas region of France.