French Championships 1996
Rounds 1-5



[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.09"] 

[Round "1"] 

[White "Bauer, C"] 

[Black "Degraeve, JM"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "B58"] 

[WhiteElo "2465"] 

[BlackElo "2515"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 h6 8. 

O-O Be7 9. Re1 Be6 10. Bf1 O-O 11. b3 Rc8 12. Bb2 Bg4 13. Be2 Qa5 14. a3 

Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Nd4 16. Qd3 Rc6 17. Re3 Rfc8 18. Bd1 Qd8 19. g3 Qf8 20. Rc1 

Nd7 21. Nd5 Nc5 22. Qd2 Nde6 23. h4 Nd7 24. Bg4 Nf6 25. Bf5 Rd8 26. c4 Nc5 

27. Rce1 a6 28. a4 Re8 29. a5 Bd8 30. Ba1 Ne6 31. Rf3 Rc5 32. Bc3 Nd4 33. 

Bxd4 exd4 34. Qxd4 Nxd5 35. cxd5 Rxa5 36. b4 Rb5 37. Bd7 Rb6 38. Bxe8 Qxe8 

39. e5 dxe5 40. Rxe5 Qf8 41. Qe3 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.09"] 

[Round "1"] 

[White "Vaisser, A"] 

[Black "Adrian, C"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "E42"] 

[WhiteElo "2565"] 

[BlackElo "2330"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5 5. Nge2 cxd4 6. exd4 O-O 7. a3 Be7 

8. d5 exd5 9. cxd5 Re8 10. d6 Bf8 11. g3 b6 12. Bg2 Nc6 13. b4 Rb8 14. O-O 

h6 15. Nb5 Ba6 16. Nec3 Re5 17. a4 Re6 18. Nd5 Bxd6 19. Bb2 Be5 20. Bxe5 

Rxe5 21. Nxf6+ Qxf6 22. Qxd7 Nxb4 23. Rae1 Rxe1 24. Rxe1 Rd8 25. Re8+ Rxe8 

26. Qxe8+ Kh7 27. Qe4+ g6 28. Qxb4 Qa1+ 29. Bf1 Bc8 30. Qc3 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.09"] 

[Round "1"] 

[White "Hauchard, A"] 

[Black "Lepelletier, B"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "A29"] 

[WhiteElo "2500"] 

[BlackElo "2460"] 

 

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bg2 Nb6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 

8. Rb1 Be6 9. b4 Nxb4 10. Nxe5 c6 11. a3 Na2 12. Nxa2 Bxa2 13. Ra1 Be6 14. 

Bb2 O-O 15. Qc2 Qd6 16. a4 a5 17. Ba3 Qc7 18. Bxe7 Qxe7 19. Nd3 Nd5 20. Qc5 

Qc7 21. e4 b6 22. Qa3 Ne7 23. Nf4 Kh8 24. d4 Rfd8 25. Rfd1 Bg4 26. Rd2 c5 

27. h3 Bc8 28. Rc1 Bb7 29. Rdd1 Rac8 30. d5 Ng6 31. Nxg6+ hxg6 32. Qc3 f6 

33. h4 Re8 34. Bh3 Rcd8 35. Be6 Rd6 36. Qe3 Rexe6 37. dxe6 Rxe6 38. Qd3 Kh7 

39. Qd7 Qxd7 40. Rxd7 Bxe4 41. Re1 Re5 42. Rd6 c4 43. Rxb6 c3 44. Rb5 c2 

45. Rxe5 fxe5 46. Rc1 g5 47. hxg5 Kg6 48. f3 Bf5 49. Kf2 Kxg5 50. Ke3 Kf6 

51. Kd2 Ke6 52. Rh1 e4 53. g4 Bg6 54. f4 Be8 55. Kxc2 Bxa4+ 56. Kd2 Bc6 57. 

Ke3 a4 58. Rh5 Kd6 59. Kd4 Kc7 60. Rh3 Kb6 61. f5 Kb5 62. Kc3 a3 63. Rh7 a2 

64. Kb2 Kc4 65. Rxg7 Kd3 66. Rc7 Bd5 67. g5 e3 68. g6 e2 69. Rc1 Be4 70. g7 

Bd5 71. f6 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.09"] 

[Round "1"] 

[White "Relange, E"] 

[Black "Marciano, D"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "D57"] 

[WhiteElo "2450"] 

[BlackElo "2480"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. 

Bxe7 Qxe7 9. cxd5 Nxc3 10. bxc3 exd5 11. Qb3 Rd8 12. c4 dxc4 13. Bxc4 Nc6 

14. Be2 b6 15. O-O Bb7 16. Rac1 Rac8 17. h3 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.09"] 

[Round "1"] 

[White "Bricard, E"] 

[Black "Chomet, P"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "B22"] 

[WhiteElo "2475"] 

[BlackElo "2385"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. c3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Bd3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. h3 Na6 8. 

Re1 Nc7 9. dxc5 dxc5 10. e5 Nd7 11. Bf4 Ne6 12. Bg3 Rb8 13. c4 Nb6 14. Nc3 

Bd7 15. Qe2 Bc6 16. Rad1 Bxf3 17. Qxf3 Nd4 18. Qf4 Nd7 19. h4 e6 20. h5 Qc7 

21. Qg5 Qd8 22. Qg4 b6 23. Nb5 Nxb5 24. cxb5 Qc7 25. hxg6 hxg6 26. Bxg6 

fxg6 27. Qxe6+ Rf7 28. Qxg6 Nf8 29. Qg4 Qc8 30. e6 Re7 31. Bxb8 Qxb8 32. f4 

Qe8 33. f5 Kh7 34. Re3 Kh8 35. Rh3+ Nh7 36. Qh4 Bd4+ 37. Rxd4 cxd4 38. 

Qxd4+ Rg7 39. f6 Rxg2+ 40. Kxg2 Qg6+ 41. Kf2 Qc2+ 42. Ke1 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.09"] 

[Round "1"] 

[White "Prie, E"] 

[Black "Anic, D"] 

[Result "0-1"] 

[ECO "C60"] 

[WhiteElo "2480"] 

[BlackElo "2455"] 

 

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. d4 exd4 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Bxe7 Ngxe7 7. Nxd4 

O-O 8. Nc3 d5 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. Nb3 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Bf5 12. Nbc5 Nd5 13. Qd4 

Bxe4 14. Nxe4 f5 15. Nc5 Re8+ 16. Kf1 Qe7 17. h4 Rab8 18. Nd3 Qe2+ 19. Kg1 

Qxc2 20. Rc1 Qd2 21. Rxc6 Rbd8 22. Qc4 Re4 23. Qb3 Kh8 24. Rh3 Rd4 25. Rc2 

Qd1+ 26. Kh2 Re8 27. Rc6 Qxb3 28. axb3 Re7 29. Ra6 Kg7 30. Rxa7 Nf6 31. Ra1 

Ng4+ 32. Kg1 Re2 33. Rd1 Kf6 34. Kf1 Rc2 35. Ke1 Re4+ 36. Kf1 Ree2 37. Ne1 

Rxf2+ 38. Kg1 Rxb2 39. Rc1 Rfe2 40. Rg3 h6 41. Rc6+ Re6 42. Rgc3 Rb1 43. 

Rxe6+ Kxe6 44. Kf1 Ne5 45. Kf2 Rb2+ 46. Kf1 c6 47. Nd3 Nxd3 48. Rxd3 Rc2 

49. Rg3 Kf6 50. Rd3 f4 51. Rd6+ Kf5 52. h5 g5 53. Rxh6 Kg4 54. Rd6 Kxh5 55. 

Rd3 Kg4 56. b4 Kh5 57. Rb3 g4 58. g3 f3 59. b5 cxb5 60. Rxb5+ Kg6 61. Rb4 

Kf5 62. Rb5+ Ke4 63. Rb4+ Kd3 64. Rb3+ Rc3 65. Rb8 Rc1+ 66. Kf2 Rc2+ 67. 

Kf1 Rg2 68. Rd8+ Ke4 69. Re8+ Kf5 70. Rf8+ Ke6 71. Re8+ Kf7 72. Rh8 Kf6 0-1 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.09"] 

[Round "1"] 

[White "Santo Roman, M"] 

[Black "Apicella, M"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "B66"] 

[WhiteElo "2385"] 

[BlackElo "2560"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. 

O-O-O h6 9. Be3 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 b5 11. f3 Be7 12. g4 e5 13. Be3 Qa5 14. Kb1 

Be6 15. h4 Rc8 16. Be2 Rxc3 17. Qxc3 Qxa2+ 18. Kc1 O-O 19. g5 Rc8 20. Qa3 

Qxa3 21. bxa3 Nh5 22. gxh6 g6 23. Bg5 Bf8 24. Kb2 Kh7 25. Bf1 f6 26. Be3 f5 

27. Bh3 Re8 28. Rh2 f4 29. Bb6 Bc4 30. Bc7 Ng3 31. Rdd2 Kxh6 32. Bxd6 Bg7 

33. Bc5 a5 34. Rd7 Bf6 35. Rc7 Rb8 36. Rc8 Rb7 37. Bg4 b4 38. axb4 axb4 39. 

Bf8+ Kh7 40. h5 gxh5 41. Rxc4 Kg8 42. Bc8 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.09"] 

[Round "1"] 

[White "Touzane, O"] 

[Black "Koch, JR"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "A57"] 

[WhiteElo "2495"] 

[BlackElo "2490"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. Nc3 axb5 6. e4 b4 7. Nb5 d6 8. 

Nf3 g6 9. e5 dxe5 10. Nxe5 Bg7 11. Bc4 O-O 12. O-O Ba6 13. Re1 Bxb5 14. 

Bxb5 Qxd5 15. Qe2 e6 16. Bc4 Qb7 17. Nxf7 Rxf7 18. Qxe6 Nc6 19. Qd6 Na5 20. 

Bxf7+ Qxf7 21. Qxc5 Nb3 22. axb3 Rxa1 23. Qxb4 Bf8 24. Qd4 Nd7 25. Rf1 Nc5 

26. Be3 Rxf1+ 27. Kxf1 Qxb3 28. Ke2 Qb5+ 29. Kf3 Qc6+ 30. Ke2 Qb5+ 31. Kf3 

Ne6 32. Qe4 Kf7 33. g4 Qxb2 34. h4 Bd6 35. h5 Qf6+ 36. Kg2 Qh4 37. Qf3+ Qf6 

38. Qd5 Be7 39. hxg6+ Qxg6 40. Kg3 Qf6 41. g5 Qg6 42. f4 Bxg5 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.10"] 

[Round "2"] 

[White "Vaisser, A"] 

[Black "Hauchard, A"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "E42"] 

[WhiteElo "2565"] 

[BlackElo "2500"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5 5. Nge2 cxd4 6. exd4 d5 7. c5 Ne4 8. 

Bd2 Nxd2 9. Qxd2 Qd7 10. a3 Ba5 11. f4 Bd8 12. Ng1 Bh4+ 13. g3 Be7 14. Nf3 

O-O 15. Bd3 b6 16. cxb6 axb6 17. Ne5 Qb7 18. Rc1 Nd7 19. Nb5 Nxe5 20. fxe5 

Qd7 21. O-O Ba6 22. Rc7 Qd8 23. Rc6 Bb7 24. Rc7 Ba6 25. Rc6 Bb7 26. Rc3 Rc8 

27. Rxc8 Bxc8 28. Qc2 h6 29. Qg2 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.10"] 

[Round "2"] 

[White "Anic, D"] 

[Black "Bricard, E"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "A21"] 

[WhiteElo "2455"] 

[BlackElo "2475"] 

 

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 d6 3. d4 exd4 4. Qxd4 Nf6 5. g3 Nc6 6. Qd2 Be6 7. Nd5 Ne5 

8. b3 Ne4 9. Qe3 f5 10. f3 Nf6 11. Nf4 Bf7 12. Ngh3 Qe7 13. Bg2 g6 14. Bb2 

Bh6 15. Rd1 O-O 16. c5 Rfe8 17. cxd6 cxd6 18. O-O Qc7 19. Qd4 Rad8 20. Kh1 

Qb6 21. Qa4 a6 22. Bc3 Rc8 23. Bd4 Qb5 24. Qa3 Rc6 25. Nf2 Bg7 26. Qb2 Rec8 

27. Rd2 Qa5 28. Rfd1 Qc7 29. N2d3 Nxd3 30. Nxd3 Qe7 31. e4 fxe4 32. fxe4 

R6c7 33. Rf1 Nh5 34. Bxg7 Nxg7 35. Rdf2 Be6 36. Nf4 Re8 37. Qd4 Rcc8 38. 

Nd5 Bxd5 39. Qxd5+ Ne6 40. Bh3 Rc5 41. Bxe6+ Qxe6 42. Rf8+ Kg7 43. Rxe8 

Qxe8 44. Qxb7+ Kh6 45. Rf7 Qh8 46. Qe7 Rc1+ 47. Kg2 Rc2+ 48. Rf2 Rxf2+ 49. 

Kxf2 Qb2+ 50. Kf3 Qd2 51. Qf8+ Kh5 52. Qf4 Qd3+ 53. Kg2 g5 54. Qf3+ 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.10"] 

[Round "2"] 

[White "Lepelletier, B"] 

[Black "Touzane, O"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "B20"] 

[WhiteElo "2460"] 

[BlackElo "2495"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Ne2 d6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxe4 5. Nbc3 Nf6 6. Nxe4 Nxe4 7. Bxe4 g6 

8. d4 Bg7 9. dxc5 Qa5+ 10. c3 Qxc5 11. Be3 Qc7 12. Nd4 a6 13. O-O O-O 14. 

a4 Rd8 15. Qe2 e5 16. Nb3 Nc6 17. a5 Bh3 18. Rfd1 Rxd1+ 19. Rxd1 Rd8 20. 

Bb6 Rxd1+ 21. Qxd1 Qc8 22. Qd3 h5 23. Nd2 Kh7 24. Nc4 f5 25. Bh1 e4 26. Qd5 

h4 27. Qf7 Nd8 28. Qc7 Qe6 29. Qxd8 Bf6 30. Qc7+ Kh6 31. Be3+ g5 32. Bd4 

Qd5 33. Qc5 Qd7 34. Qf8+ Kh5 35. Qxf6 f4 36. Qh8+ 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.10"] 

[Round "2"] 

[White "Koch, JR"] 

[Black "Bauer, C"] 

[Result "0-1"] 

[ECO "B07"] 

[WhiteElo "2490"] 

[BlackElo "2465"] 

 

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nbd7 4. f4 e5 5. Nf3 exd4 6. Qxd4 c6 7. Be3 d5 8. 

e5 Ng4 9. Bg1 Nh6 10. Qd2 Bb4 11. a3 Qa5 12. O-O-O Bxc3 13. Qxc3 Qxc3 14. 

bxc3 Nb6 15. Kd2 Nc4+ 16. Bxc4 dxc4 17. Nd4 Bd7 18. Re1 O-O-O 19. Kc1 c5 

20. Nf3 b6 21. Nd2 Bc6 22. Bf2 Bxg2 23. Rhg1 Bd5 24. Rxg7 Rdg8 25. Rg5 Rxg5 

26. fxg5 Nf5 27. Ne4 h6 28. Nd6+ Nxd6 29. exd6 hxg5 30. Re5 Rxh2 31. Bg3 

Rh1+ 32. Kb2 Be6 33. Rxg5 Rg1 34. Bf4 Rxg5 35. Bxg5 Kd7 36. Bf4 f6 37. Kc1 

Kc6 38. Kd2 Kd5 39. Ke3 Bd7 40. Bg3 Ba4 41. Bh4 Ke6 42. Kd2 Ke5 43. Ke3 f5 

44. Bg3+ Kf6 45. d7 Ke7 46. Bb8 Kxd7 47. Kd2 a6 48. Bf4 Kc6 49. Bg3 Kd5 50. 

Bc7 b5 51. Bb8 a5 52. Bc7 b4 53. axb4 axb4 54. cxb4 cxb4 55. Ba5 c3+ 56. 

Kd3 Bb5+ 57. Ke3 Kc4 58. Ke2 b3 59. cxb3+ Kxb3+ 60. Ke3 c2 0-1 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.10"] 

[Round "2"] 

[White "Marciano, D"] 

[Black "Prie, E"] 

[Result "0-1"] 

[ECO "B01"] 

[WhiteElo "2480"] 

[BlackElo "2480"] 

 

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bc4 a6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. h3 Bh5 

8. Qe2 Nc6 9. Be3 Na5 10. g4 Qc6 11. Bd3 Bg6 12. Bxg6 hxg6 13. O-O-O Nd5 

14. Nxd5 Qxd5 15. b3 e6 16. c4 Ba3+ 17. Kb1 Qe4+ 18. Ka1 f6 19. d5 exd5 20. 

Rd4 Qe7 21. cxd5 Bc5 22. Rd3 O-O-O 23. Qc2 Bxe3 24. Rxe3 Qd6 25. Rc1 Rd7 

26. Rc3 Rxh3 27. b4 Nc4 28. Rxc4 Rxf3 29. Qxg6 Qe5+ 30. Kb1 Rxf2 31. R4c3 

Kb8 32. Qh5 Qxh5 33. gxh5 Rf5 34. d6 cxd6 35. Rc8+ Ka7 36. Rh8 Rf2 37. Re1 

Rh2 38. Ree8 Kb6 39. a4 Rh4 40. Kb2 Rxb4+ 0-1 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.10"] 

[Round "2"] 

[White "Apicella, M"] 

[Black "Relange, E"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "B70"] 

[WhiteElo "2560"] 

[BlackElo "2450"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be2 g6 7. O-O Bg7 

8. Nb3 O-O 9. Bg5 a6 10. f4 b5 11. Bf3 Bb7 12. Kh1 Nd7 13. Rb1 Nb6 14. Nd5 

Nc4 15. Qe2 Re8 16. c3 a5 17. Rbd1 Ba6 18. Qf2 h6 19. Bh4 b4 20. e5 g5 21. 

fxg5 N4xe5 22. gxh6 Bxh6 23. Bh5 Bxf1 24. Rxf1 Kh8 25. Nf6 Ng6 26. Nxe8 

Qxe8 27. Bg3 bxc3 28. bxc3 a4 29. Nd4 Nxd4 30. Qxd4+ Bg7 31. Qd5 Rc8 32. 

Qxf7 Qxf7 33. Rxf7 Rxc3 34. Rf1 Ne5 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.10"] 

[Round "2"] 

[White "Degraeve, JM"] 

[Black "Santo Roman, M"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "B23"] 

[WhiteElo "2515"] 

[BlackElo "2385"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 e6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. d3 d5 6. e5 Nd7 7. g3 b5 8. Bh3 

b4 9. Ne2 Qb6 10. O-O Be7 11. g4 h5 12. g5 g6 13. Be3 a5 14. c4 d4 15. Bc1 

Bf8 16. Ng3 Ne7 17. Nh4 a4 18. Bd2 Bb7 19. Qe2 O-O-O 20. Rae1 Re8 21. Rf2 

Nf5 22. Ngxf5 exf5 23. Qd1 Qa6 24. e6 Rxe6 25. Rxe6 Qxe6 26. Qxa4 Qc6 27. 

Qxc6+ Bxc6 28. Bg2 Bxg2 29. Kxg2 Bd6 30. Kf3 Kc7 31. b3 Ra8 32. Bc1 Nf8 33. 

Re2 Kd7 34. Ng2 Ne6 35. Ne1 Nd8 36. Kg3 Nc6 37. Nf3 Bc7 38. Ne1 Bd6 39. Kf3 

1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.10"] 

[Round "2"] 

[White "Adrian, C"] 

[Black "Chomet, P"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "E68"] 

[WhiteElo "2330"] 

[BlackElo "2385"] 

 

1. Nf3 g6 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Nc3 e5 8. 

e4 c6 9. Qc2 Re8 10. h3 exd4 11. Nxd4 Nc5 12. Be3 Qe7 13. Rfe1 Bd7 14. Rad1 

Nfxe4 15. Bf4 f5 16. Nxe4 Nxe4 17. f3 g5 18. fxe4 gxf4 19. gxf4 Qh4 20. Qf2 

Qxf2+ 21. Kxf2 fxe4 22. Rxe4 Rxe4 23. Bxe4 Bxh3 24. Kg3 Bd7 25. Nf5 Bxf5 

26. Bxf5 Rd8 27. Kg4 h6 28. b4 Kf7 29. b5 cxb5 30. cxb5 Bc3 31. Be4 Rd7 32. 

Kf5 Kf8 33. Bd5 Rg7 34. Rc1 Rc7 35. Rg1 Rg7 36. Rh1 Rh7 37. Re1 Rc7 38. Rg1 

Rg7 39. Rxg7 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.11"] 

[Round "3"] 

[White "Bauer, C"] 

[Black "Lepelletier, B"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "E17"] 

[WhiteElo "2465"] 

[BlackElo "2460"] 

 

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 e6 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. c4 O-O 7. d5 exd5 8. 

Nh4 c6 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Nc3 Na6 11. Nf5 Nc5 12. Bg5 Nce4 13. Nxd5 Bxd5 14. 

Bxf6 Nxf6 15. Bxd5 Rc8 16. Bf3 Re8 17. Qa4 Qc7 18. Rac1 Qxc1 19. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 

20. Kg2 a5 21. Qf4 Rcc8 22. Qg5 Bf8 23. Nh6+ Kh8 24. Nxf7+ Kg8 25. Nh6+ Kh8 

26. Nf7+ Kg8 27. Nh6+ Kh8 28. Ng4 Rc5 29. Qf4 Nxg4 30. Bxg4 d5 31. Qf7 Rd8 

32. Qb7 Rd6 33. Bf5 Rf6 34. Bd3 Rcc6 35. g4 g6 36. g5 Rfe6 37. h4 Rcd6 38. 

Qf7 Bg7 39. h5 gxh5 40. f4 h6 41. f5 Re5 42. Qc7 Bf8 43. f6 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.11"] 

[Round "3"] 

[White "Hauchard, A"] 

[Black "Adrian, C"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "E38"] 

[WhiteElo "2500"] 

[BlackElo "2330"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 Na6 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3 

Nxc5 8. f3 O-O 9. e4 a5 10. Be3 b6 11. e5 Ne8 12. Nh3 f6 13. Be2 Qc7 14. 

exf6 Nxf6 15. O-O a4 16. Rad1 Ba6 17. Bf4 Qa7 18. Bd6 Rfc8 19. Be5 Rf8 20. 

Qe3 Rac8 21. Rd4 Qa8 22. Rfd1 Rc6 23. Bf1 Qc8 24. Qg5 Ne8 25. Qg3 Qd8 26. 

Rh4 Rf5 27. Bc3 Qe7 28. Rhd4 Nf6 29. Nf2 Nb3 30. Qb8+ Qf8 31. Qxf8+ Kxf8 

32. Rd6 Ke7 33. Bxf6+ Kxf6 34. Ng4+ Kg5 35. Rxd7 g6 36. Rxh7 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.11"] 

[Round "3"] 

[White "Relange, E"] 

[Black "Degraeve, JM"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "E69"] 

[WhiteElo "2450"] 

[BlackElo "2515"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. c4 Nbd7 7. Nc3 e5 8. 

e4 c6 9. h3 exd4 10. Nxd4 Nc5 11. Re1 Nfd7 12. Be3 a5 13. Qc2 a4 14. b4 

axb3 15. axb3 Rxa1 16. Rxa1 Re8 17. b4 Ne6 18. Rd1 Nxd4 19. Bxd4 Ne5 20. c5 

Qe7 21. f4 Nc4 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. Qd3 d5 24. exd5 Qe3+ 25. Kh2 cxd5 26. Nxd5 

Qxd3 27. Rxd3 Re2 28. Kg1 Rb2 29. Rd4 Be6 30. Nc7 Rb1+ 31. Kh2 Rxb4 32. 

Nxe6+ fxe6 33. Rd7+ Kf6 34. Bxb7 Rb2+ 35. Kg1 Rc2 36. Rxh7 Na5 37. Be4 Rc4 

38. g4 e5 39. fxe5+ Kxe5 40. Bxg6 Kf4 41. Kf2 Rxc5 42. Rf7+ Kg5 43. Be4 Nb3 

44. Kg3 Rc3+ 45. Rf3 Rxf3+ 46. Bxf3 Nd4 47. h4+ Kf6 48. g5+ Kg7 49. Kf4 

Ne6+ 50. Ke5 Nf8 51. Be4 Nd7+ 52. Kd6 Nf6 53. Ke5 Ng4+ 54. Kf4 Nf6 55. Kf5 

Ng8 56. Bd3 Ne7+ 57. Kg4 Nc6 58. Bc2 Nd4 59. Be4 Ne6 60. Bd5 Nf8 61. Be4 

Ne6 62. Bf5 Nd8 63. Kf4 Nf7 64. Be6 Nd6 65. Ke5 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.11"] 

[Round "3"] 

[White "Bricard, E"] 

[Black "Marciano, D"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "A06"] 

[WhiteElo "2475"] 

[BlackElo "2480"] 

 

1. Nf3 d5 2. d3 Nf6 3. Nbd2 g6 4. e4 dxe4 5. dxe4 Bg7 6. Bc4 O-O 7. O-O Nc6 

8. c3 Bg4 9. Qc2 Qd6 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Nxf3 Ne5 12. Be2 Nxf3+ 13. Bxf3 e5 14. 

Qa4 h5 15. Be3 Kh7 16. Rfd1 Qe6 17. Bc5 Rfc8 18. Be2 Bf8 19. Be3 Bh6 20. 

Bxh6 Kxh6 21. Rd2 Kg7 22. Rad1 a6 23. h4 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.11"] 

[Round "3"] 

[White "Prie, E"] 

[Black "Apicella, M"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "C02"] 

[WhiteElo "2480"] 

[BlackElo "2560"] 

 

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qb6 6. a3 c4 7. Nbd2 Na5 8. Be2 

Bd7 9. O-O Be7 10. Rb1 Nh6 11. Re1 Nf5 12. Nf1 O-O-O 13. Bf4 Rdf8 14. Ng3 

Nxg3 15. Bxg3 h5 16. h4 f6 17. Qd2 Nb3 18. Qe3 Be8 19. exf6 gxf6 20. Bd1 

Bg6 21. Bxb3 cxb3 22. Rbc1 Kd7 23. Nd2 Bc2 24. c4 e5 25. c5 Qc6 26. Nxb3 

Bxb3 27. Qxb3 e4 28. Rxe4 dxe4 29. d5 Qa4 30. c6+ bxc6 31. Rxc6 Qa5 32. 

Qb7+ Ke8 33. Re6 Qd8 34. d6 Rh7 35. Qxe4 f5 36. Qe5 Rff7 37. Bf4 Kf8 38. 

dxe7+ Rxe7 39. Qxf5+ Kg8 40. Rg6+ Rhg7 41. Be5 Qd5 42. Rxg7+ Rxg7 43. Qc8+ 

1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.11"] 

[Round "3"] 

[White "Santo Roman, M"] 

[Black "Koch, JR"] 

[Result "0-1"] 

[ECO "B42"] 

[WhiteElo "2385"] 

[BlackElo "2490"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Bc5 6. Nb3 Ba7 7. O-O Nc6 

8. Qg4 Nf6 9. Qxg7 Rg8 10. Qh6 Rg6 11. Qh4 Rg4 12. Qh3 Ne5 13. N1d2 d5 14. 

Nf3 Nxf3+ 15. Qxf3 dxe4 16. Bxe4 Bb8 17. h3 Rg8 18. Bxb7 Bxb7 19. Qxb7 Qd6 

20. Qc8+ Ke7 21. Qc5 Qxc5 22. Nxc5 Rc8 23. Nd3 Rxc2 24. Bg5 Ba7 25. Rac1 

Rac8 26. Rxc2 Rxc2 27. Re1 Bd4 28. Re4 e5 29. Rh4 Ke6 30. Rh6 e4 31. Bxf6 

Bxf6 32. Nf4+ Kf5 33. g4+ Ke5 34. Rh5+ Kd6 35. Rh6 Ke5 36. Rh5+ Kd4 37. Rf5 

Bh4 38. Ng2 Be7 39. Rxf7 Bc5 40. Ne3 0-1 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.11"] 

[Round "3"] 

[White "Chomet, P"] 

[Black "Anic, D"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "C73"] 

[WhiteElo "2385"] 

[BlackElo "2455"] 

 

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 d6 5. Bxc6+ bxc6 6. d4 f6 7. Nh4 Be6 

8. O-O Ne7 9. Nc3 Qd7 10. Be3 g6 11. dxe5 fxe5 12. f4 exf4 13. Qd4 Rg8 14. 

Bxf4 g5 15. Bxg5 c5 16. Qd2 Bc4 17. Nd5 Bxd5 18. Bxe7 Be6 19. Bxf8 Rxf8 20. 

Rxf8+ Kxf8 21. Rf1+ Kg8 22. Nf5 Qd8 23. Qd3 Qg5 24. h4 Qf6 25. Nxd6 Qxh4 

26. Nf5 Qg5 27. Rf3 Qc1+ 28. Kh2 Qxb2 29. c3 Kh8 30. Qe3 Rg8 31. Rf2 Qb6 

32. Qf4 Bxf5 33. exf5 Qd6 34. f6 Rf8 35. g3 Qxf4 36. Rxf4 Kg8 37. Kh3 Rb8 

38. Rc4 Rb6 39. Rxc5 Rxf6 40. Rxc7 Rf2 41. a4 Ra2 42. Rc4 Kf7 43. Kg4 a5 

44. Kf5 Rf2+ 45. Ke5 Re2+ 46. Re4 Ra2 47. Kd5 Ra3 48. Rc4 h5 49. Kc5 Rb3 

50. Kd4 Ra3 51. Kc5 Rb3 52. Kd4 Ra3 53. Ke5 Kg6 54. Kf4 Ra1 55. Rc6+ Kf7 

56. Kg5 Rg1 57. Rf6+ Ke7 58. Rf3 Rh1 59. Rf5 Rh3 60. Rxa5 Rxg3+ 61. Kxh5 

Rxc3 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.11"] 

[Round "3"] 

[White "Touzane, O"] 

[Black "Vaisser, A"] 

[Result "0-1"] 

[ECO "D36"] 

[WhiteElo "2495"] 

[BlackElo "2565"] 

 

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 c6 7. Qc2 Nbd7 

8. Bd3 O-O 9. Nge2 Re8 10. O-O Nf8 11. f3 Ng6 12. Kh1 Be6 13. Na4 Qc7 14. 

Nf4 Ng4 15. fxg4 Bxg5 16. Nxe6 Rxe6 17. e4 dxe4 18. Bxe4 Rd6 19. Rf5 Rxd4 

20. Rxg5 Qf4 21. Bxg6 hxg6 22. Ra5 Rd2 23. Qb3 b5 24. Nc3 Qf2 25. Rg1 Re8 

26. Ne4 Rxe4 27. Qf3 Qxf3 28. gxf3 Ree2 29. Rc1 Rxh2+ 30. Kg1 Rdg2+ 31. Kf1 

Rxb2 32. Kg1 Rbg2+ 33. Kf1 Rxa2 0-1 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.12"] 

[Round "4"] 

[White "Vaisser, A"] 

[Black "Bauer, C"] 

[Result "0-1"] 

[ECO "E50"] 

[WhiteElo "2565"] 

[BlackElo "2465"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 c5 6. Nf3 b6 7. d5 exd5 8. 

cxd5 h6 9. d6 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 Bb7 11. c4 Ne4 12. Bxe4 Bxe4 13. Bb2 Nc6 14. 

O-O Qe8 15. Qe2 Qe6 16. Rfd1 Qg4 17. Rac1 Rae8 18. h3 Qh5 19. Kh2 f5 20. 

Ng1 Qxe2 21. Nxe2 Nb4 22. Rc3 a5 23. Nc1 Re6 24. a3 Na6 25. f3 Bc6 26. Kg1 

Nb8 27. Rd2 Ba4 28. Ne2 g5 29. Kf2 Nc6 30. Rc1 Bb3 31. Nc3 Ne5 32. Nd5 Nxc4 

33. Rd3 Ba2 34. Ne7+ Kh7 35. g4 fxg4 36. hxg4 Nxb2 37. Rd2 Nc4 38. Rxa2 

Nxe3 39. Kg3 Rxd6 40. Re2 Re6 41. Rce1 Rxe7 42. Rxe3 Rxe3 43. Rxe3 Rc8 44. 

Re7+ Kg8 45. Kf2 Rc7 46. a4 c4 47. Ke2 c3 48. Kd1 Rc4 49. Rxd7 Rxa4 50. Rb7 

Rb4 51. Kc2 a4 52. Kxc3 Rb3+ 53. Kd4 Rxf3 54. Ke5 Rf4 55. Rxb6 Kg7 0-1 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.12"] 

[Round "4"] 

[White "Hauchard, A"] 

[Black "Touzane, O"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "E97"] 

[WhiteElo "2500"] 

[BlackElo "2495"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. 

d5 Ne7 9. b4 Nh5 10. Re1 Nf4 11. Bf1 h6 12. c5 g5 13. Nd2 f5 14. cxd6 cxd6 

15. Nc4 Kh7 16. b5 Rf6 17. Ba3 g4 18. b6 a6 19. Qb3 Rg6 20. Rac1 fxe4 21. 

Nxe4 Nf5 22. Ne3 Nd4 23. Qb1 Kh8 24. Rc7 Bf8 25. Kh1 Bd7 26. Rxb7 Bb5 27. 

Qc1 Bxf1 28. Qc7 Rg7 29. Qxd8 Rxd8 30. Rxg7 Bxg2+ 31. Nxg2 Nxg2 32. Rc7 

Nxe1 33. b7 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.12"] 

[Round "4"] 

[White "Lepelletier, B"] 

[Black "Santo Roman, M"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "B23"] 

[WhiteElo "2460"] 

[BlackElo "2385"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Ne2 Nc6 3. Nbc3 d6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O e6 7. d3 Nge7 8. 

Be3 Nd4 9. Qd2 O-O 10. Nd1 b6 11. f4 Bb7 12. c3 Nxe2+ 13. Qxe2 Qd7 14. Nf2 

f5 15. Rfe1 Rfe8 16. d4 c4 17. Rad1 d5 18. exf5 exf5 19. Bc1 Rad8 20. b3 

Nc8 21. Qc2 Rxe1+ 22. Rxe1 Nd6 23. Ba3 Nb5 24. Re7 Qc8 25. Bb2 Bf6 26. Rxb7 

Qxb7 27. bxc4 Nc7 28. Nd3 Kg7 29. Nb4 a5 30. Nxd5 Nxd5 31. Bxd5 Qe7 32. Kg2 

Re8 33. Bf3 Qe1 34. Bc1 h5 35. h4 Be7 36. Bd2 Qa1 37. Qb3 Bf8 38. Qc2 Ba3 

39. Qb3 Qb2 40. Qxb2 Bxb2 41. c5 bxc5 42. dxc5 Ba3 43. c6 Bd6 44. c4 Bc7 

45. Bc3+ Kf8 46. Bd4 Re1 47. Kf2 Rc1 48. Bd5 Rc2+ 49. Ke3 Rxa2 50. Be5 Bxe5 

51. fxe5 Ke7 52. e6 Kd8 53. Kf4 Re2 54. Kg5 f4 55. gxf4 Rf2 56. Kf6 Rxf4+ 

57. Ke5 Rf5+ 58. Kd6 Rf6 59. c7+ Kc8 60. Bc6 Rxe6+ 61. Kxe6 Kxc7 62. Be8 g5 

63. hxg5 h4 64. g6 h3 65. g7 h2 66. Bc6 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.12"] 

[Round "4"] 

[White "Koch, JR"] 

[Black "Relange, E"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "B88"] 

[WhiteElo "2490"] 

[BlackElo "2450"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Be3 Be7 

8. Bb3 O-O 9. f4 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 e5 11. fxe5 dxe5 12. Bxe5 Qa5 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 

14. O-O Be6 15. Qf3 Bd4+ 16. Kh1 Bxc3 17. Qxc3 Qxc3 18. bxc3 Rac8 19. Rf3 

Rfd8 20. Raf1 Rc7 21. h3 h6 22. Kh2 Rdc8 23. Bd5 b5 24. c4 bxc4 25. Bxe6 

fxe6 26. Rd1 c3 27. a3 Rb8 28. Rdd3 Rb2 29. Rxc3 Rxc2 30. Rxc7 Rxc7 31. Kg3 

e5 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.12"] 

[Round "4"] 

[White "Marciano, D"] 

[Black "Chomet, P"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "C22"] 

[WhiteElo "2480"] 

[BlackElo "2385"] 

 

1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd2 O-O 7. O-O-O 

d6 8. f3 Re8 9. Qf2 Ne5 10. h4 c6 11. a3 Ba5 12. h5 d5 13. exd5 cxd5 14. g4 

d4 15. Be1 Bxg4 16. fxg4 Nexg4 17. Qh4 Re5 18. Nf3 Rxh5 19. Qxh5 Nxh5 20. 

Rxh5 Bb6 21. Nd5 g6 22. Rg5 Nh2 23. Nxb6 Nxf3 24. Rg3 axb6 25. Rxf3 Qd5 26. 

Rfd3 Qa2 27. Rb3 Rc8 28. Kd2 h5 29. Bf2 Rd8 30. Bc4 b5 31. Bxb5 d3 32. Bxd3 

g5 33. Be3 Rd5 34. Kc3 b5 35. Bh7+ Kxh7 36. Rxd5 f6 37. Bxg5 fxg5 38. Rxg5 

Qb1 39. Rxh5+ Kg6 40. Rbxb5 Qe1+ 41. Kb3 Qe6+ 42. Rhd5 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.12"] 

[Round "4"] 

[White "Apicella, M"] 

[Black "Bricard, E"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "B06"] 

[WhiteElo "2560"] 

[BlackElo "2475"] 

 

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 a6 5. Qd2 Nd7 6. O-O-O b5 7. h4 h6 8. 

Kb1 Bb7 9. f3 Ngf6 10. Nh3 Nb6 11. Bd3 Qd7 12. g4 O-O-O 13. Ne2 c6 14. Nc1 

Qc7 15. Qf2 Nfd7 16. h5 g5 17. f4 gxf4 18. Qxf4 Rdf8 19. c3 c5 20. g5 e5 

21. Qf5 exd4 22. cxd4 cxd4 23. gxh6 Be5 24. Bg5 Kb8 25. Nf2 Nc5 26. Bf6 Bc8 

27. Bxh8 Bxf5 28. Bg7 Re8 29. exf5 Nc4 30. Nb3 Ne3 31. Rc1 Qd7 32. Nxc5 

dxc5 33. Bxe5+ Ka7 34. h7 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.12"] 

[Round "4"] 

[White "Degraeve, JM"] 

[Black "Prie, E"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "B47"] 

[WhiteElo "2515"] 

[BlackElo "2480"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2 d6 8. 

O-O Bd7 9. Nxc6 Bxc6 10. Re1 Be7 11. a4 Nf6 12. Be3 O-O 13. Qe2 b6 14. Rad1 

Rfe8 15. Rd4 Nd7 16. Red1 Nc5 17. Qg4 Rad8 18. Bg5 Bxg5 19. Qxg5 e5 20. Rb4 

Ne6 21. Qd2 Nd4 22. Rc4 b5 23. axb5 axb5 24. Nd5 Qb7 25. Rb4 f5 26. c3 fxe4 

27. Bxe4 Bxd5 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.12"] 

[Round "4"] 

[White "Adrian, C"] 

[Black "Anic, D"] 

[Result "0-1"] 

[ECO "A88"] 

[WhiteElo "2330"] 

[BlackElo "2455"] 

 

1. Nf3 c6 2. c4 f5 3. d4 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. b3 Bg7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. Bg2 d6 8. O-O 

Na6 9. Nc3 Qc7 10. d5 e5 11. dxe6 Bxe6 12. Qc2 Rad8 13. Rad1 Rfe8 14. Ng5 

Bc8 15. e3 h6 16. Nf3 Be6 17. Rd2 d5 18. cxd5 Nb4 19. Qb1 Nbxd5 20. Rfd1 

Nxc3 21. Bxc3 Rxd2 22. Nxd2 Nd5 23. Bxg7 Qxg7 24. Bxd5 Bxd5 25. Qd3 Qb2 26. 

a4 Qf6 27. Nc4 Kg7 28. Qd4 Qxd4 29. Rxd4 Kf6 30. Kf1 g5 31. b4 Ke6 32. a5 

Rc8 33. Nd2 c5 34. bxc5 Rxc5 35. Ra4 Rc2 36. Ke2 Ra2 37. Rxa2 Bxa2 38. f4 

gxf4 39. gxf4 Kd5 40. Kd3 b5 41. axb6 axb6 42. e4+ fxe4+ 43. Ke3 b5 44. 

Nxe4 b4 45. Nd2 Ke6 46. Ke4 Kf6 47. Kf3 Kf5 48. Kg3 Bd5 49. h3 h5 50. Kh4 

Kxf4 51. Nb3 Bxb3 0-1 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.13"] 

[Round "5"] 

[White "Bauer, C"] 

[Black "Hauchard, A"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "B18"] 

[WhiteElo "2465"] 

[BlackElo "2500"] 

 

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Qf3 e6 6. Bd3 Qxd4 7. Ne2 Bxe4 

8. Bxe4 Qb6 9. Qg3 Nf6 10. Bf3 Nbd7 11. O-O e5 12. Nc3 g6 13. a4 a5 14. Re1 

Bd6 15. Bh6 Qxb2 16. Ne4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 Qb6 18. Rad1 Qc7 19. Qh3 O-O-O 20. 

Bg5 Rde8 21. Bf6 Rhg8 22. c3 Kb8 23. Bg5 Nc5 24. Bc2 f5 25. g3 h5 26. Qf1 

Ne6 27. Bc1 h4 28. Qc4 hxg3 29. hxg3 e4 30. Kg2 Rh8 31. Rh1 Rxh1 32. Rxh1 

Qg7 33. Be3 f4 34. gxf4 Bxf4 35. Qxe4 Bxe3 36. Qxe3 g5 37. Rh7 Qxh7 38. 

Bxh7 Nf4+ 39. Kf3 Rxe3+ 40. Kxe3 Nd5+ 41. Kd4 Kc7 42. c4 Nf6 43. Bd3 b6 44. 

c5 bxc5+ 45. Kxc5 Nd7+ 46. Kd4 Kd6 47. Be2 Nf6 48. Bf3 Nd5 49. Be2 Nf6 50. 

Bf3 Nd7 51. Be2 Nc5 52. Bd1 Ne6+ 53. Ke4 Nf4 54. Bg4 Nd5 55. Kd4 Nb6 56. 

Bd1 c5+ 57. Ke4 Ke6 58. Bb3+ Kf6 59. Bc2 Ke6 60. Bb3+ Kf6 61. Bd1 Ke6 

1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.13"] 

[Round "5"] 

[White "Relange, E"] 

[Black "Lepelletier, B"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "E12"] 

[WhiteElo "2450"] 

[BlackElo "2460"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 g6 6. Qc2 Bg7 7. e4 O-O 8. 

Bd3 d6 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Re1 h6 11. h3 c5 12. d5 e5 13. b4 Nh5 14. g3 Qe7 15. 

Rb1 Rfc8 16. Na4 cxb4 17. axb4 b5 18. Nb2 bxc4 19. Nxc4 Nb6 20. Nfd2 Qd7 

21. Kh2 f5 22. Qb3 Nxc4 23. Nxc4 fxe4 24. Bxe4 Qf7 25. Be3 Bf8 26. Qd3 Nf6 

27. Red1 Nxe4 28. Qxe4 Rc7 29. Na5 Bc8 30. g4 a6 31. Rdc1 Rxc1 32. Rxc1 h5 

33. Nc6 hxg4 34. hxg4 Bd7 35. Kg3 Rc8 36. Rd1 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.13"] 

[Round "5"] 

[White "Anic, D"] 

[Black "Marciano, D"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "A13"] 

[WhiteElo "2455"] 

[BlackElo "2480"] 

 

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. g3 dxc4 4. Qa4+ Nd7 5. Bg2 a6 6. Qxc4 b5 7. Qc6 Rb8 

8. Qc2 Bb7 9. O-O c5 10. a4 Ngf6 11. axb5 axb5 12. d3 Bd6 13. Nc3 Qb6 14. 

h3 O-O 15. Be3 Ne5 16. Rfc1 Nxf3+ 17. exf3 Rfc8 18. Ne4 Nxe4 19. fxe4 Be5 

20. Bxc5 Bxb2 21. Qxb2 Rxc5 22. Rxc5 Qxc5 23. d4 Qd6 24. Rb1 Ba8 25. e5 

1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.13"] 

[Round "5"] 

[White "Bricard, E"] 

[Black "Degraeve, JM"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "A32"] 

[WhiteElo "2475"] 

[BlackElo "2515"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5 4. Nf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Qc7 6. Qd3 a6 7. Bg2 Nc6 8. 

Nd2 Nxd4 9. Qxd4 Bc5 10. Qd3 d5 11. O-O O-O 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Nb3 Bb6 14. 

Bxd5 exd5 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Qxe3 Bh3 17. Rfc1 Qd6 18. Qf4 Qxf4 19. gxf4 Rac8 

20. Rxc8 Rxc8 21. Nd4 h6 22. f3 Kf8 23. Kf2 Ke7 24. Rd1 Bd7 25. Rd3 Kd6 26. 

Rb3 b5 27. Ra3 Kc5 28. Rc3+ Kb6 29. Rxc8 Bxc8 30. b4 a5 31. a3 axb4 32. 

axb4 Bd7 33. Ke3 Kc7 34. Nc2 Bf5 35. Nd4 Bd7 36. Nc2 Bf5 37. Ne1 Bh3 38. 

Kd4 Bf1 39. Kd3 Bh3 40. Kd4 Bf1 41. Kd3 Bh3 42. Kc3 Kd6 43. Nc2 g5 44. fxg5 

hxg5 45. Na3 Bd7 46. Kd4 f5 47. e3 f4 48. exf4 gxf4 49. Nb1 Be8 50. Nc3 Ke6 

51. Ne2 Kf5 52. Kxd5 Bf7+ 53. Kd6 Be8 54. Nd4+ 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.13"] 

[Round "5"] 

[White "Prie, E"] 

[Black "Koch, JR"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "B42"] 

[WhiteElo "2480"] 

[BlackElo "2490"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. Nxc6 dxc6 7. Nd2 Qc7 

8. O-O e5 9. a4 Nf6 10. Qe2 Be7 11. a5 O-O 12. Nc4 Be6 13. Be3 Bxc4 14. 

Bxc4 Bb4 15. Bb6 Qe7 16. c3 Bc5 17. Bxc5 Qxc5 18. Rfd1 Rad8 19. b4 Qe7 20. 

Qe3 g6 21. f3 Rxd1+ 22. Rxd1 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. Qa7 Qc8 25. Qc5 Qc7 26. 

Kf2 Ne8 27. g3 Qd6 28. Qxd6 Nxd6 29. Bf1 Kf8 30. Ke3 Ke7 31. f4 f6 32. h4 

h6 33. c4 Kd8 34. fxe5 fxe5 35. Kd3 Ne8 36. Bh3 Nf6 37. Ke3 Kc7 38. c5 g5 

1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.13"] 

[Round "5"] 

[White "Santo Roman, M"] 

[Black "Vaisser, A"] 

[Result "1/2-1/2"] 

[ECO "B66"] 

[WhiteElo "2385"] 

[BlackElo "2565"] 

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. 

O-O-O h6 9. Be3 Be7 10. f4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 b5 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Qxd6 Qxd6 14. 

Rxd6 Bb7 15. e5 Be7 16. Rd2 g5 17. Bd3 gxf4 18. Be4 Rb8 19. Bxb7 Rxb7 20. 

Ne4 Rd7 21. Rhd1 Rxd2 22. Kxd2 Rg8 23. Rg1 Kd7 24. Ke2 Kc6 25. Kf3 Kd5 26. 

Rd1+ Kxe5 27. Rd7 f5 28. Nf2 Kf6 29. Nd3 Rc8 30. Ra7 Rc6 31. Nxf4 Bd6 32. 

c3 e5 33. Nh5+ Kg6 34. Ng3 e4+ 35. Ke2 b4 36. c4 Bxg3 37. hxg3 Rxc4 38. 

Rxa6+ Kg5 39. b3 Rc2+ 40. Kf1 h5 41. Ra8 h4 42. Rg8+ Kh5 43. Rh8+ Kg4 44. 

Rg8+ Kh5 45. Rh8+ Kg6 46. gxh4 Rxa2 47. Rg8+ Kf6 48. h5 Ra1+ 49. Kf2 Rh1 

50. Rb8 Rxh5 51. Rxb4 Rh1 52. g4 1/2-1/2 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.13"] 

[Round "5"] 

[White "Chomet, P"] 

[Black "Apicella, M"] 

[Result "1-0"] 

[ECO "C16"] 

[WhiteElo "2385"] 

[BlackElo "2560"] 

 

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. Bd2 b6 6. Qg4 Ng6 7. h4 h5 8. Qg3 

Ba6 9. Bxa6 Nxa6 10. O-O-O Bxc3 11. Bxc3 c5 12. Nf3 c4 13. Ng5 Ne7 14. Qf4 

Nf5 15. f3 Qe7 16. Be1 b5 17. g4 Nh6 18. Rg1 b4 19. gxh5 Rc8 20. Nh3 Nf5 

21. Rg5 Qd7 22. Kb1 c3 23. b3 Nc7 24. Bf2 Nb5 25. Qg4 Na3+ 26. Kc1 Qb5 27. 

Nf4 Qa6 28. Rxf5 exf5 29. Qxg7 Rf8 30. e6 Nc4 31. a4 bxa3 32. Ng6 Qd6 33. 

e7 Qxe7 34. Re1 Qxe1+ 35. Bxe1 fxg6 36. bxc4 Rc6 37. Bxc3 a2 38. Qe5+ Kf7 

39. Qxd5+ Re6 40. hxg6+ Kf6 41. Qa5 1-0 

 

[Event "ch-FRA"] 

[Site "Auxerre"] 

[Date "1996.08.13"] 

[Round "5"] 

[White "Touzane, O"] 

[Black "Adrian, C"] 

[Result "0-1"] 

[ECO "A57"] 

[WhiteElo "2495"] 

[BlackElo "2330"] 

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. Nc3 axb5 6. e4 b4 7. Nb5 d6 8. 

Nf3 g6 9. e5 dxe5 10. Nxe5 Bg7 11. Bc4 O-O 12. O-O Ba6 13. Re1 Bxb5 14. 

Bxb5 Qxd5 15. Qe2 Qb7 16. a4 bxa3 17. Rxa3 Rxa3 18. bxa3 Nd5 19. a4 e6 20. 

Bb2 Rd8 21. g3 Nb4 22. Rc1 Qd5 23. a5 Bxe5 24. Qxe5 Qxe5 25. Bxe5 N8a6 26. 

Rb1 Rd5 27. f4 c4 28. Bxc4 Rxa5 29. g4 g5 30. Rd1 Nc6 31. Ra1 Nab4 32. Rxa5 

Nxa5 33. Bb5 Nac6 34. Bd6 gxf4 35. Bxf4 Nd4 36. Bc4 Nd5 37. Bh6 f6 38. Kg2 

Kf7 39. h4 Ke7 40. Bd3 f5 41. Bg5+ Kd6 42. gxf5 exf5 43. Bh6 Ke6 44. Bc4 

Ke5 45. Kg3 f4+ 46. Kh3 Nf5 47. Bg5 h6 48. Bd8 Nd4 49. h5 Nc6 50. Bh4 Nf6 

51. Bf7 Nd4 52. Bg6 Ne6 53. Be1 Ng5+ 54. Kg2 Nfe4 55. Ba5 f3+ 56. Kh2 Kf4 

57. Bb6 Nf6 58. Bc5 Ng4+ 59. Kg1 Nh3+ 60. Kf1 Ne3+ 61. Bxe3+ Kxe3 62. Bf5 

Nf4 63. Bg4 Ne2 0-1