Laurent Fressinet

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Laurent Fressinet
Full name Laurent Fressinet
Country  France
Born (1981-11-01) November 1, 1981 (age 33)
Dax, France
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2720 (October 2015)
(No. 50 in the January 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2718 (September 2010)

Laurent Fressinet (French pronunciation: ​[loʁɑ̃ fʁɛsiˈnɛ]; born November 1, 1981 in Dax, France) is a French chess Grandmaster.

He won the French Chess Championship in 2010.

In 2012 he finished second in the European Individual Championship in Plovdiv.

Twice runner-up at the European Blitz Championship in 2006 and 2007 and French Rapid Chess Champion in 2009 and 2011, Fressinet won the last leg of the French Rapid Grand-Prix in Villandry and finished second in the Grand-Prix Final in Ajaccio in 2012.

In the 2013 Alekhine Memorial tournament, held from 20 April to 1 May, Fressinet finished sixth, with +1−1=7.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Almira Skripchenko.


  1. ^ "Aronian and Gelfand win Alekhine Memorial 2013". ChessBase News. 1 May 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 

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