Manuel Apicella

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Manuel Apicella
Full name Manuel Apicella
Country  France
Born (1970-04-19) April 19, 1970 (age 44)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2510 (December 2014)
Peak rating 2560 (1996)

Manuel Apicella (born 19 April 1970, Longjumeau, France) is a French chess grandmaster.

Apicella was awarded the GM title in 1995.

He won the French Chess Championship in 1992 at a category 7 event in Strasbourg.[1] He won the French Team Championship six times, 1986 playing for Caissa, 1989, 1992, 1996, 1997 and 1999 for Clichy. The French Team Cup he could win five times (1992, 1996, 1998, 2001 and 2006).[2] In the British 4NCL he played for Hilsmark Kingfisher.

Playing for the French U26 national team he won a bronze medal in the U26 world championship in 1993. At European Team Chess Championships he played twice for the French National Team (1989 and 1992). He played for France at three Chess Olympiads (1994, 1996 and 2000).[3]


  1. ^ Delaire, Eric (2007-09-14). "Championnats de France". Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  2. ^ "Manuel Apicella (Team Results)". Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  3. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "European Men's Team Chess Championship: Apicella, Manuel". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-06-25. 

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