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GM Yuri Vovk tops 4th International Open Salento

Ecoresort Le Sirene ****

Ecoresort Le Sirene ****

The 4th International Open Salento took place from 23-30th May, 2015, at the Ecoresort Le Sirene ****, in Gallipoli, in the Italian Province of Lecce.

The hotel is located within a lush green oasis, in one of the most beautiful bays of Salento (Puglia) with stunning views of the bay of Torre del Pizzo to hold the  9-round Swiss tournament with prize fund in total of 5,000 €.

31 players from 11 different countries took part in the event. Ukrainian GM Yuri Vovk emerged a clear winner on 8/9 points, followed by his brother GM Andrey Vovk, who scored 7 points.

Hungarian GM Jozsef Horvath remained third with 6,5 points. You can see the full standings below.

Tournament website

Final standings:
1 GM Vovk Yuri UKR 2616 8
2 GM Vovk Andrey UKR 2629 7
3 GM Horvath Jozsef HUN 2538 6,5
4 GM Naumkin Igor RUS 2445 5,5
5 IM Antoli Royo Joaquin Miguel ESP 2428 5,5
6 CM Al-Hajiri Bader KUW 2214 5,5
7 FM De Francesco Klaus GER 2250 5,5
8 GM Horvath Csaba HUN 2549 5
9 FM Deglmann Ludwig GER 2365 5
10 IM D’amore Carlo ITA 2469 5
11 WGM Gara Ticia HUN 2333 5
12 IM Rudolf Anna HUN 2348 5
13 Andersen Alf R. NOR 2196 5
14 Sprotte Norbert GER 2207 5
15 FM Lyell Mark ENG 2314 4,5
16 CM Di Fonzo Valerio ITA 2164 4,5
17 CM Fasiello Andrea ITA 2022 4,5
18 CM Ranfagni Stefano ITA 1964 4,5
19 IM Gara Anita HUN 2325 4
20 Lochte Thomas GER 2122 4
21 -M Sansonetti Giorgio ITA 2013 4
22 CM Sirena Gianni ITA 2022 4
23 CM Inguscio Giorgio ITA 1984 4
24 -M Pizzuto Samuele Tull ITA 2063 4
25 FM Valenti Giuseppe ITA 2057 3,5
26 2N D’urbano Gabriele ITA 1811 3,5
27 Valet Richard GER 2049 3,5
28 Callier Christophe BEL 2058 3,5
29 CM Bernabei Alberto ITA 1824 3,5
30 1N Carrieri Maurizio ITA 1883 2,5
31 Carvalho Beserra Juan Pablo BRA 1976 2,5

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