GM Christian Bauer takes the trophy in the 12th Lausanne Young Masters
The 12th Lausanne Young Masters chess tournament was held as a 7-round Open from 16th to 19th September in Lausanne, Switzerland. 98 players, including 11 Grandmasters, took participation.
GM Christian Bauer, Chessdom commentator and author of the popular books “The Philidor Files” and “Play the Scandinavian”Chess Books), took a clear first place with 6.0 points. Five players remained half a point behind.
The total prize fund of 11’000 CHF was distributed to 23 prizes.
1. GM Bauer Christian 2631 FRA – 6.0
2-6. GM Hamdouchi Hicham 2610 FRA, GM Raetsky Alexander 2437 RUS, GM Ulibin Mikhail 2561 RUS, IM Dambrauskas Virgi 2316 LTU and GM Antal Gergely 2531 HUN – 5.5
7-13. IM Krivonosov Oleg 2439 LAT, GM Starostits Ilmars 2480 LAT, IM Adrian Claude 2292 FRA, IM Zozulia Anna 2377 BEL, GM Gleizerov Evgeny 2585 RUS, FM Janoszka Arnd 2338 GER and IM Peric Slavisa 2205 SRB – 5.0 etc