The Classic Elo Open Baden-Baden took place on 7-15 February at the Kristalsaal in Baden Baden, Germany. This event was played simultaneously to the Grenke Chess Classic.
Top seed Etienne Bacrot finished clear first after getting 7/9 points, edging out three players that finished with 6.5 points each. The French GM took home the first prize of 2,000 Euros.
Indian GM Parimarjan Negi obtained the best tie-break score and got second place. Argentinian GM Ruben Felgaer grabbed the third prize and Georgian GM Tornike Sanikidze stayed just out of the podium. Full standings below.
34 players from 15 countries participated.
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