GM Etienne Bacrot

Player

Etienne Bacrot
Profile
Title: 
GM
Rating: 
2676
Age: 
34
Country: 
France
Chess Highlights
7 Time French Champion
Paris GCT Wildcard

Bacrot was the French champion from 1999-2003, winning the title first at age 16 making him the youngest French champion ever. In 2005, Bacrot became the first French Grandmaster to enter the top 10 chess players in the world. Bacrot qualified for the Candidates tournament in 2005 after finishing third in the FIDE World Cup. In 2011, he won the 2011 Poikovsky Karpov tournament ahead of Sergey Karjakin, Fabiano Caruana, Dimitry Jakovenko.