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GMs Zelcic, Palac and Ivanov tie for the first at 30th Schwarzacher Open 2015

GM Robert Zelcic

GM Robert Zelcic

The 30th Schwarzacher Open 2015 took place from August 22nd to August 29th, in Schwarzach im Pongau, Land Salzburg, Austria.

45 players from 12 different countries took part in the event, including 10 GMs.

The tournament was played in 9-round Swiss FIDE format with tempo of play 90′/ 40 moves + 30′ + 30″.

Grandmasters Robert Zelcic (Croatia), Mladen Palac (Croatia) and Sergey Ivanov (Russia) tied for the first place at 6,5 points each but Zelcic clinched the title on a superior tie-break score.

Palac took the silver, while Ivanov remained third.

The best female player was WIM Patricia Llaneza Vega Patricia who scored 4,5 points.

You can see the full standings below.

Tournament website

 

Final standings:

1 GM Zelcic Robert CRO 2501 6,5
2 GM Palac Mladen CRO 2576 6,5
3 GM Ivanov Sergey RUS 2565 6,5
4 GM Berkes Ferenc HUN 2659 6
5 GM Yevseev Denis RUS 2515 6
6 IM Lizak Peter HUN 2420 6
7 GM Stevic Hrvoje CRO 2606 6
8 GM Kunin Vitaly GER 2571 5,5
9 IM Stark Lars GER 2437 5,5
10 GM Janssen Ruud NED 2483 5,5
11 GM Krivoborodov Egor RUS 2522 5,5
12 GM Jovanovic Zoran CRO 2508 5,5
13 Klek Hanna Marie GER 2251 5,5
14 IM Krstic Uros CRO 2429 5,5
15 IM Jerez Perez Alfonso ESP 2406 5
16 IM Kovacevic Blazimir CRO 2481 5
17 IM Biti Ozren CRO 2339 5
18 IM Borsos Bogdan UKR 2217 5
19 IM Kernazhitsky Leonid UKR 2267 5
20 Niedermeier Thomas GER 2263 5
21 IM Berchtenbreiter Maximilian GER 2396 4,5
22 WIM Llaneza Vega Patricia ESP 2262 4,5
23 Carrasco Paul USA 2006 4,5
24 CM Hofmann Thomas AUT 2223 4
25 Hilverda Alexander GER 2382 4
26 FM Rolletschek Heinrich Dr.DI. AUT 2163 4
27 WIM Dudas Eszter HUN 2171 4
28 Titov Evgeny RUS 1967 4
29 Seisenberger Georg GER 2109 4
30 Wegerer Josef Mag. AUT 1979 4
31 CM Mostbauer Florian AUT 2200 3,5
32 FM Behling Robert GER 2106 3,5
33 Roeberg Frank GER 2248 3,5
34 Wieser Rupert AUT 1993 3,5
35 IM Chubar Vladimir UKR 1995 3,5
36 Gschwendtner Stanislav CZE 1991 3
37 FM Almeida Toledano Daniel ESP 2283 3
38 Sandner Michael GER 2112 3
39 Holzbauer Johannes Mag. AUT 2030 3
40 Christen Pierre LUX 1992 3
41 MK Horvath Reka AUT 2011 2,5
42 FM Holzmann Herbert AUT 2040 2,5
43 FM Kragelj Igor SLO 2154 1,5
44 Huber Edwin GER 2176 1,5
45 Holzer Manuel AUT 1865 0

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