Arun Prasad Wins Paris Championship

Arun Prasad Wins Paris Championship

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jul 11, 2011, 9:24 AM |
28 | Chess Event Coverage

The 2011 Paris Chess Championships were held from 2-10 July, and the winner was Indian Grandmaster and popular Chess.com columnist Arun Prasad.

Arun won the main Open competition, a nine round Swiss for players rated minimum 2200 Elo, with a score of 7/9.  His only loss occurred in round four, to his compatriot and frequent Chess.com collaborator GM Magesh Panchanathan!

Arun Prasad receiving his prize (picture from the official website)

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The top standings are below.  Full results can be found here.

1  ARUN PRASAD S.  2489 IND 7.0 39.0
2  FEDORCHUK Sergey A.  2618 UKR 6.5 43.0
3  FELGAER Ruben  2573 ARG 6.5 39.5
4  PANCHANATHAN Magesh Chandran  2556 IND 6.0 44.0
5  ARNOLD Marc T  2445 USA
6.0 42.0
6  SOCHACKI Christophe  2358 FRA 6.0 40.5
7  SETHURAMAN S.p.  2529 IND 6.0 40.5
8  GULIYEV Namig  2549 AZE 6.0 38.0
9  BATTAGLINI Gabriel  2407 FRA 6.0 36.0
10
 ROSER Kevin  2446 FRA 6.0 30.5
11  DAVID Alberto  2609 LUX 5.5 39.5
12  KALEGIN Evgenij  2477 RUS 5.5 34.0
13  MOUSSARD Jules  2426 FRA 5.0 40.5
14  DOURERASSOU Jonathan  2413 FRA 5.0 38.0
15  ZYSK Robert  2437 GER 5.0 37.5
16  DEBRAY Christopher  2364 FRA 5.0 37.0
17  WIRIG Anthony  2510 FRA 5.0 35.5
18  GUILLEUX Fabien  2388 FRA 5.0 34.0
19  ALFRED Nathan S W  2275 ENG 5.0 33.5
20  BAJARANI Ulvi  2424 AZE 5.0 33.0

 

A selection of Arun's games from the event are below.  More information is available at the official website (in French).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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