The French championship takes place in Agen from August 13th to 21st. Over 800 participants compete in eight different tournaments. The national titles are awarded in two 10 player round-robin tournaments. Besides reigning champion GM Christian Bauer the competition includes GM Laurent Fressinet, GM Edouard Romain, GM Tigran Gharamian, GM Sebastien Maze and GM Sebastien Feller.
pgn4web is used for live games broadcast and games archive: the main live view integrates the video streaming commentaries and the pgn4web engine analysis module; a mobile live view is optimized for the small screens of mobile phones and tablets; an accessible live view is designed for visually impaired users.
The games display uses the portal for chess events setup by the French chess federation and shows the latest improvements and additions to the platform. The customizations for visually impaired users are publicly available from their developers at the dedicated source repository.