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FIDE Grand Prix Paris

The last tournament of the FIDE Grand Prix 2012-2013 took place in Paris, France, from September 22 to October 4. Caruana and Gelfand shared first.

Crosstable.



It's tough for Caruana to accept this result. He shares first with Gelfand, but this wonderful result is not enough for him to qualify for the 2014 Candidates Tournament. Fabiano needed to win the 6th stage of the FIDE Grand Prix clear first, to grab the 170 points at stake and overtake Mamedyarov in second place in the overall GP standings. the 155 points he gained in Paris took him up to 380, 10 points short.


 


Game Of the Day

Round Date Host Play PGN
1 September 22   GM Lars Bo Hansen
  DonCorleone
2 September 23   GM Alex Yermolinsky
  Sweere
3 September 24   GM John Fedorowicz
  bronxbattler
4 September 25   GM Joel Benjamin
  MrHat
5 September 27   GM Larry Christiansen
  LarryC
6 September 28   GM Ronen Har-Zvi
  Indiana-Jones
7 September 29   GM Varuzhan Akobian
  SCORPION83
8 September 30   GM Ben Finegold
  Finegold
9 October 02   GM Joel Benjamin
  MrHat
10 October 03   GM Alex Yermolnsky
  Sweere
11 October 04   GM Larry Christiansen
  LarryC

 

Participants

Name Rating Fed.
GM Alexander Grischuk    2785 RUS
GM Fabiano Caruana 2779 ITA
GM Hikaru Nakamura 2772 USA
GM Boris Gelfand 2764 ISR
GM Leinier Dominguez     2757 CUB
GM Ruslan Ponomariov     2756 UKR
GM Anish Giri            2737 NED
GM Hao Wang              2736 CHN
GM Vassily Ivanchuk      2731 UKR
GM Etienne Bacrot 2723 FRA
GM Laurent Fressinet     2708 FRA
GM Evgeny Tomashevsky     2703 RUS

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