Lausanne Young Masters

Mark Crowther reports

The second edition of the Olympic Capital Young Masters Tournament took
place in Lausanne 30th May - 4th June 2000 in the Casino de Montbenon. The
event was a three round knockout. The event was won by Alexander Grischuk
who beat Ruslan Ponomariov in the final. Final results: 1st Alexander
Grischuk 2nd Ruslan Ponomariov 3rd Vladimir Malakhov 4th Alexander Galkin
5th Dennis De Vreugt 6th Bu Xiangzhi 7th Laurent Fressinet 8th Florian
Jenni.

Get the games (Master open included)

Round 1 (May 30th-31st, 2000)

Grischuk, Alexander - Fressinet, Laurent Gm 1: 1-0 33 Gm 2: 1/2 48
De Vreugt, Dennis - Malakhov, Vladimir Gm 1: 0-1 69 Gm 2: 1-0 34 Playoff:
25 min: 0-1 1-0 5 min: 1/2 0-1
Galkin, Alexander - Bu Xiangzhi Gm 1: 1/2 16 Gm 2: 1-0 37
Ponomariov, Ruslan - Jenni, Florian Gm 1: 1-0 39 {time} Gm 2: 1/2 57

Round 2: (June 1st-2nd 2000)

Ponomariov, R - Galkin, A 1-0 1/2
Malakhov, V - Grischuk, A 1/2 0-1

Playoff for Places 5-8

Jenny, F - Bu, X 0-1 1/2
De Vreugt, D - Fressinet, L 1/2 1/2 1-0 1-0

Round 3: (June 3rd-4th. Final results)

1st-2nd place Grischuk, A - Ponomariov, R 1/2 1-0
3rd-4th place Malakhov, V - Galkin, A 0-1 1-0 Tiebreak: 1/2 1/2 1/2 1-0
5th-6th place Bu, X - De Vreugt, D 0-1 0-1
7th-8th place Jenni, F - Fressinet, L 1/2 1/2 Tiebreak: 1/2 1/2 0-1 1/2

Internet coverage: http://www.lausanneyoungmasters.com and
http://www.ruschess.com/News/2000/Lausanne/table.html

Mladen Palac won the Master Open which took place alongside the Young
Masters event. Palac scored 7/9 ahead of seven players on 6.5/9. Igor
Rausis only played the first four rounds. Games available from the first
five rounds.

Master Open Lausanne SUI (SUI), 31 v-4 vi 2000
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 1 Palac, Mladen                g CRO 2570  7.0    50.0  424.
 2 Volzhin, Alexander           g RUS 2548  6.5    53.0  419.00
 3 Gallagher, Joseph G          g SUI 2558  6.5    52.5  397.50
 4 Moiseenko, Alexander         m UKR 2573  6.5    51.5  427.00
 5 Sokolov, Andrei              g RUS 2565  6.5    49.5  420.50
 6 Tukmakov, Vladimir B         g UKR 2574  6.5    48.5  396.50
 7 Gofshtein, Leonid D          g ISR 2580  6.5    47.0  406.00
 8 Turner, Matthew              m ENG 2487  6.5    42.0  393.50
 9 Prie, Eric                   g FRA 2501  6.0    52.0  421.50
10 Volokitin, Andrei              UKR 2347  6.0    49.5  422.00
11 Kveinys, Aloyzas             g LTU 2496  6.0    48.0  394.50
12 Preissmann, Emmanuel         f SUI 2368  6.0    47.0  395.00
13 Kengis, Edvins               g LAT 2574  6.0    47.0  392.00
14 Epishin, Vladimir            g RUS 2667  6.0    41.0  346.50
15 Fedorchuk, Sergey A          f UKR 2406  5.5    49.0  409.00
16 Bunzmann, Dimitrij           m GER 2502  5.5    48.5  396.50
17 Pelletier, Yannick           m SUI 2478  5.5    48.5  396.00
18 Hebden, Mark                 g ENG 2493  5.5    47.5  392.00
19 Prusikhin, Mihailo           m GER 2429  5.5    46.5  387.00
20 Masserey, Yvan               f SUI 2303  5.5    45.0  385.50
21 Huss, Andreas                m SUI 2349  5.5    44.0  385.50
22 Landenbergue, Claude         m SUI 2406  5.5    44.0  369.00
23 Firman, Nazar                  UKR 2261  5.5    43.5  380.50
24 Kosteniuk, Alexandra        wg RUS 2409  5.5    42.0  364.50
25 Seret, Jean-Luc              m FRA 2363  5.5    41.5  370.00
26 Hernando Pertierra, Jose C   f ESP 2403  5.5    41.0  349.50
27 Berkvens, Joost                NED 2297  5.5    40.5  373.00
28 Etchegaray, Patrice          m FRA 2360  5.5    37.0  370.50
29 Zelcic, Robert               g CRO 2529  5.0    46.0  379.50
30 Skytte, Rasmus               f DEN 2346  5.0    44.0  373.50
31 Hindermann, Felix              SUI 2224  5.0    43.0  380.00
32 Rainfray, Arnaud               FRA 2400  5.0    43.0  364.50
33 Van Blitterswijk, Stefan     f NED 2308  5.0    42.5  371.50
34 Midoux, Sebastien              FRA 2241  5.0    41.5  356.50
35 Trent, Lawrence                ENG 2188  5.0    40.5  380.50
36 Zwanzger, Johannes             GER 2275  5.0    39.5  369.50
37 Patuzzo, Fabricio              SUI 2299  5.0    39.5  364.50
38 Kohler, Gael                   SUI ----  5.0    39.0  344.00
39 Figeac, Aurelien               FRA 2195  5.0    34.0  348.50
87 players