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GM Yuri Vovk tops 17th Festival “Citta di Padova”

The 17th International Chess Festival “Citta di Padova” took place on 14-21st December 2014 in Padova, Italy.

The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament, open to all players rated above 1800 FIDE Elo.

Ukrainian GM Yuri Vovk emerged a clear winner on 7/9 points, leaving the nearest followers half a point behind.

Second place was shared in a five-way tie by GM Kiril Georgiev 2628 (Bulgaria), GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan 2565 (Armenia), GM Danyyil Dvirnyy 2515 (Italy), GM Michele Godena 2495 (Italy) and IM Gojko Laketic 2389 (Serbia) with 6.5 points each, but Georgiev prevailed on a superior tie-break score and took the silver.

You can see the full standings and replay the games below.

Official website/ LIVE games with analysis

Final standings:

1 7 GM Vovk Yuri 2592 2700 UKR
2 6.5 GM Georgiev Kiril 2628 2610 BUL
3 6.5 GM Gabuzyan Hovhannes 2565 2617 ARM
4 6.5 GM DVIRNYY Danyyil 2515 2564 ITA
5 6.5 GM GODENA Michele 2495 2544 ITA
6 6.5 IM Laketic Gojko 2389 2486 SRB
7 6 GM Delchev Aleksander 2627 2500 BUL
8 6 FM MORONI Luca jr 2321 2457 ITA
9 6 GM Sumets Andrey 2578 2516 UKR
10 6 GM Lazic Miroljub 2459 2369 SRB
11 6 GM Drazic Sinisa 2438 2397 SRB
12 5.5 GM Palac Mladen 2584 2518 CRO
13 5.5 IM VALSECCHI Alessio 2432 2403 ITA
14 5.5 FM BRUNELLO Marina 2254 2419 ITA
15 5.5 IM CODENOTTI Marco 2345 2403 ITA
16 5.5 IM VEZZOSI Paolo 2291 2473 ITA
17 5.5 GM ROMBALDONI Axel 2505 2362 ITA
18 5.5 IM BORGO Giulio 2357 2346 ITA
19 5.5 GM Naumkin Igor 2436 2346 RUS
20 5.5 M PESCATORE Lorenzo 2234 2270 ITA
21 5.5 GM Petkov Vladimir 2527 2305 BUL
22 5 Brezovar Matjaz 2264 2436 SLO
23 5 GM Lajthajm Borko 2462 2338 SRB
24 5 IM BRUNO Fabio 2437 2299 ITA
25 5 FM AGHAYEV Miragha 2372 2293 ITA
26 5 M MASSIRONI Marco 2236 2344 ITA
27 5 FM BOSCOLO Federico 2303 2338 ITA
28 5 CM BORASO Alessio 2166 2336 ITA
29 5 M SONIS Francesco 2206 2250 ITA
30 5 IM Dragojlovic Andjelko 2321 2239 SRB
31 5 WFM MOVILEANU Daniela 2145 2222 ITA
32 4.5 FM BONAFEDE Alessandro 2339 2370 ITA
33 4.5 CM ANDREONI Giuseppe 2179 2283 ITA
34 4.5 Dimitrijeski Boris Dr. 2251 2284 GER
35 4.5 FM DE SANTIS Alessio 2288 2291 ITA
36 4.5 M LANTINI Marco 2057 2150 ITA
37 4.5 CM QUARANTA Cristiano 2169 2139 ITA
38 4.5 IM Mrdja Milan 2383 2230 CRO
39 4.5 CM SORBERA Giovanni 2166 2155 ITA
40 4.5 Karkovic Mate 1999 2066 CRO
41 4 M MARGUERETTAZ Davy 2223 2229 ITA
42 4 WFM Goossens Hanne 2090 2189 BEL
43 4 WFM SANTERAMO Alessia Carmen 2203 2035 ITA
44 4 M MILETO Gabriele 2175 2051 ITA
45 4 1N DESIDERI Alessandro 1834 2028 ITA
46 4 CM BERGAMASCO Tommaso 2012 1965 ITA
47 3.5 IM LANZANI Mario 2302 2354 ITA
48 3.5 FM BOVE Alessandro 2326 2155 ITA
49 3.5 FM DAMIA Angelo 2177 2206 ITA
50 3.5 CM PACINI Ermanno 2059 2094 ITA
51 3.5 CM VIAGGI Stefano 2058 2036 ITA
52 3.5 WFM MESSINA Roberta 2033 2030 ITA
53 3.5 M DI LAZZARO Gabriele 1941 2019 ITA
54 3.5 1N POLESE Marco 1897 2028 ITA
55 3.5 M GALLO Enrico 1982 1919 ITA
56 3.5 CM REDO Giorgio 2084 1885 ITA
57 3 M SANTOLINI Luigi 2117 2317 ITA
58 3 FM BASSO Pier Luigi 2359 2221 ITA
59 3 Krumm Johannes 2014 2064 GER
60 3 1N BENETTI Lorenzo 1854 1934 ITA
61 3 M FREGONESE Giulio 2129 1994 ITA
62 3 1N BALLARIN Gabriele 1946 1899 ITA
63 3 1N BORDIGNON Angelo 1808 1842 ITA
64 2.5 Hocevar Nikola 1913 1883 SLO
65 2.5 CM ANTONIACCI Riccardo 1843 1756 ITA
66 2.5 1N FAVERO Graziano 1834 1853 ITA
67 2.5 1N BASCHIROTTO Marco Dante 1903 1868 ITA
68 2.5 1N ZANGRANDO Gianpietro 1867 1709 ITA
69 2.5 1N POMPILI Ugo 1841 1734 ITA
70 2 1N VIZIREANU Dragos 1858 1958 ITA

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