Georgian chess player Tornike Sanikidze (2558) was half point behind champion Tigran Garamyan (France, 2650) at the chess tournament which ended up in the city of France, Vandoeuvre Les Nancy. But Tornike won blitz tournament.
Georgian champion 2009 collected 1.5 points in the last two rounds of the tournament. Tornike beat French Jan-Pier Le Ru (2520). Then he played draw against another host Matiu Korne (2522) with black pieces.
Sanikidze collected 6.5 points, like other 3 players. According to the additional data, he took the 5th place.
Georgian chess player won blitz tournament where 23 chess players participated. Tornike won 8 from 9 rounds and was one point ahead of Nathan Alfred (England, 2277) and Jeremy Devalie (1976).