first stage of the French team championship, 9th-11th February, Chalons (in Champagne)
The first stage of the French team championship takes place 9th-11th February 2007 in the town of Chalons (in Champagne). In this preliminary contest four teams will compete : Paris Chess 15, Clichy, Montpellier and Drancy. Here is the list of the best players expected to play at Chalons: Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Paris Chess 15), Michael Adams (Paris Chess 15), Peter Svidler (Paris Chess 15), Alexander Grischuk (Paris Chess 15), Etienne Bacrot (Paris Chess 15), Dmitry Jakovenko (Clichy), Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu (Clichy), Sergei Tiviakov (Paris Chess 15), Arkadij Naiditsch (Clichy), Joel Lautier (Paris Chess 15), Laurent Fressinet (Clichy), Christian Bauer (Paris Chess 15), Oleg Korneev (Montpelllier).
1st round results :
Clichy - Montpellier 5:0
Paris Chess 15 - Drancy 6:0
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