IM Dennis Wagner tops 11th Vandoeuvre Chess Tournament

The 11th International Chess Tournament Vandoeuvre 2014 was held on 26-30th December 2014 in the Hall of sports, Str. Gembloux, in Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France.

The strongest Christmas chess tournament gathered players from 12 different countries. The Master Section was a 9-round Swiss tournament with first prize in the amount of 1.500 €.

IM Dennis Wagner and GM Sergey Fedorchuk tied for the first with 7/9 points, but Wagner prevailed on a superior tie-break score and took the gold.

GM Tigran Gharamian finished clear third with 6.5 points, whileIM/WGM Anastasia Savina finished in sixth place with 6 points and took the best female prize.

You can see the full standings below.

Official website

Final standings (top finishers):

1 IM WAGNER Dennis 2488 FM CadM 7 26 2678
2 GM FEDORCHUK Sergey A. 2669 FM SenM IDF Evry Grand Roque 7 24 2706
3 GM GHARAMIAN Tigran 2658 FM SenM IDF Evry Grand Roque 6½ 21 2640
4 IM BAILET Pierre 2484 FM SenM LOR Vandoeuvre-Echecs 6 22 2542
5 GM CORNETTE Matthieu 2571 FM SenM IDF C.E. de Bois-Colombes 6 20 2551
6 IM SAVINA Anastasia 2397 FM SenF LOR Vandoeuvre-Echecs 6 20 2533
7 GM WIRIG Anthony 2483 FM SenM LOR Club d’Echecs Metz Fischer 6 20 2521
8 IM BATTAGLINI Gabriel 2451 FM SenM IDF Evry Grand Roque 5½ 21 2471
9 IM DOURERASSOU Jonathan 2469 FM SenM CHA L’Echiquier Chalonnais 5½ 21 2376
10 IM DAULYTE Deimante 2376 FM SenF LAN Echecs Club Montpellier 5½ 21 2357
11 FM DI NICOLANTONIO Lucas 2345 FM SenM DSA Echiquier Grenoblois 5½ 19 2485
12 GM NARCISO DUBLAN Marc 2515 FM SenM LYO Lyon Olympique Echecs 5½ 19 2479
13 BURILLE Matthieu 2067 FM SenM CVL Chevau-légers de la Choisille 5½ 19 2401
14 FM KAMBRATH Yannick 2310 FM CadM IDF Clichy-Echecs-92 5½ 19 2327
15 IM BATSIASHVILI Nino 2442 FM SenF 5½ 17 2498
16 GM GULIYEV Namig 2557 FM SenM CVL Pion du Roi – Lèves 5½ 17 2434
17 GM SKEMBRIS Spyridon 2420 FM SenM CAZ Cannes Echecs 5½ 17 2431
18 FM GODART Francois 2370 FM SenM PIC Les Tours de Haute Picardie 5½ 17 2323
19 GM VOVK Yuri 2592 FM SenM ALS Mulhouse Philidor 5 16 2414
20 WGM DOLUHANOVA Evgeniya 2279 FM SenF 5 16 2383

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