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Thomas Roussel-Roozmon

Thomas Roussel-Roozmon
Born (1988-01-08) January 8, 1988 (age 36)
Laval, Quebec, Canada
TitleGrandmaster (2010)[1]
FIDE rating2457 (April 2024)
Peak rating2500 (November 2010)

Thomas Roussel-Roozmon is a Canadian chess grandmaster.

Chess career

Roussel-Roozmon began playing chess at the age of 5.[2] He played for Canada at the 37th, 38th, and 39th Chess Olympiads.[3]

In 2010, Roussel-Roozmon became the fourth Canadian-born player to achieve the Grandmaster title, which he obtained at the 2010 Chess Olympiad held in Khanty-Mansiysk.[2][4]


Roussel-Roozmon has a number of notable chess achievements:[5]

  • 2010 Selected Canada's Olympiad National Team
  • 2008 Represented Canada at Olympiad
  • 2008 1st place, First Saturday Grand Master March, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2007 Grandmaster Norm at Quebec Open
  • 2007 2nd place, Quebec Open Championship
  • 2006 Represented Canada at Olympiad
  • 2004 Awarded International Master title
  • 2003 Canadian Grade 10 Champion
  • 2002 Canadian Grade 9 Champion
  • 2000 Represented Canada at World Under-12 Championship (9th place)
  • 2000 Canadian Under-12 Champion
  • 2000 Canadian Grade 7 Champion

Personal life

Roussel-Roozmon studied philosophy at the Université du Québec à Montréal.[2]


  1. ^ "FIDE Title Application (GM)" (PDF).
  2. ^ a b c "L'étudiant Thomas Roussel Roozmon obtient le titre de grand maître international aux échecs". October 26, 2010.
  3. ^ "Thomas Roussel-Roozmon sur le point de devenir GM".
  5. ^ "Thomas Roussel-Roozmon". June 2, 2010.
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