The 10th Open International d’échecs de Plancoët was held from 28th July to 3rd August in Plancoët, Bretagne, France.
Open A was reserved for players rated above 1800. The top prize is 1200 EUR from the total prize fund of 6000 EUR.
Open B, with 700 EUR in prizes, was reserved for the U1800 players.
103 players competed in Open A. Romanian Grandmaster Vlad-Cristian Jianu took a clear first place with 7,5/9 points, leaving the second placed GM Alexandre Dgebuadze (Belgium) half a point behind.
Open B had 74 participants. Simon Girault was the convincing winner with 8,5/9 points, leaving the nearest followers point and a half behind.
Final standings (Open A):
1. GM JIANU Vlad-Cristian ROU 2560 – 7,5
2. GM DGEBUADZE Alexandre BEL 2520 – 7,0
3-8. GM LINTCHEVSKI Daniil RUS 2529, GM GULIYEV Namig AZE 2569, IM KUKOV Velislav BUL 2370, GM BRYZGALIN Kirill RUS 2470, IM DAS Arghyadip IND 2493, IM ROSER Kevin FRA 2395 – 6,5
9-16. FM DE WIT Tex NED 2293, GM VOVK Yuri UKR 2608, IM MIRON Lucian-Costin ROU 2544, IM MANEA Alexandru ROU 2389, IM BAILET Pierre FRA 2474, IM VEDMEDIUC Serghei MDA 2460, GM EPISHIN Vladimir RUS 2598, IM TERRIEUX Kevin FRA 2422 – 6,0 etc
Chief arbiter of the tournament was IA Pierre Lecuyer