Vienna

The 19th Vienna Chess Open was held from 15-23rd August, 2015, at the Wiener Rathaus in Vienna, Austria.

The event was organized by the Wiener Schachverband and has attracted over 800 chess players accross four sections. The main Open A had 459 players from 43 countries, including 21 Grandmasters and 39 International Masters.

Five players shared the first place with 7,5/9 points each, but the 16-years old IM Francesco Rambaldi from Italy was declared winner on superior tie-break. Rambaldi also earned a GM-norm.

Update: Adolivio Capece informs that this is Rambaldi’s third and final GM norm.

There were numerous side events, including a match between Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Markus Ragger (ended 3,5-2,5 in Mamedyarov’s favour), Blitz tournament won by GM Matthew Sadler, Children’s tournament, simultaneous exhibition with GM Ragger and city excursions.

Tournament website

Final Ranking after 9 Rounds

(full results: http://chess-results.com/tnr148537.aspx)

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3
1 11 IM Rambaldi Francesco ITA 2517 7.5 44.5 56.5 2662
2 16 GM Arkell Keith ENG 2488 7.5 43.0 54.5 2639
3 3 GM Bánusz Tamás HUN 2586 7.5 42.5 55.0 2630
4 12 GM Rombaldoni Axel ITA 2515 7.5 41.5 53.0 2626
5 10 GM Antal Gergely HUN 2524 7.5 41.0 52.0 2629
6 2 GM Buhmann Rainer GER 2613 7.0 44.5 55.0 2566
7 37 FM Carow Johannes GER 2407 7.0 43.0 55.0 2600
8 8 GM Brunello Sabino ITA 2545 7.0 41.5 53.5 2562
9 23 FM Moroni Luca ITA 2461 7.0 40.5 51.5 2490
10 14 IM Tari Aryan NOR 2510 7.0 40.0 52.0 2539
11 15 GM Kindermann Stefan AUT 2507 7.0 39.5 51.0 2523
12 13 GM Kurajica Bojan BIH 2513 7.0 39.5 50.0 2527
13 5 GM Hawkins Jonathan ENG 2554 7.0 38.5 49.5 2448
14 61 Dragnev Valentin AUT 2339 7.0 38.0 48.5 2532
15 22 IM Mons Léon GER 2464 7.0 38.0 47.0 2454
16 6 GM Ruck Robert HUN 2552 7.0 37.5 48.5 2466
17 75 FM Schwabeneder Florian AUT 2299 7.0 35.0 44.5 2401
18 1 GM Safarli Eltaj AZE 2644 7.0 34.5 43.0 2941
19 137 WIM Gevorgyan Irina UZB 2206 6.5 44.0 55.0 2530
20 112 Pop Alexandru ROU 2248 6.5 40.0 52.0 2421
21 4 GM Shengelia David AUT 2572 6.5 40.0 51.0 2473
22 18 IM Diermair Andreas AUT 2485 6.5 39.5 50.5 2397
23 47 WGM Abdumalik Zhansaya KAZ 2371 6.5 39.5 50.0 2445
24 115 Haria Ravi ENG 2243 6.5 39.5 49.5 2440
25 21 IM Rombaldoni Denis ITA 2467 6.5 38.5 50.5 2422
26 56 IM Balla Tamas-Kristof ROU 2347 6.5 38.5 50.0 2360
27 29 IM Fröwis Georg AUT 2434 6.5 38.5 49.0 2394
28 17 IM Kuzmicz Krystian POL 2486 6.5 38.0 49.0 2397
29 35 GM Manik Mikulas SVK 2410 6.5 37.5 48.0 2442
30 26 IM Salomon Johan NOR 2439 6.5 37.5 48.0 2374
31 34 FM Hauge Lars Oskar NOR 2411 6.5 37.0 47.5 2384
32 33 FM Christiansen Johan-Sebastian NOR 2416 6.5 36.5 47.0 2354
33 51 FM Kessler Luca AUT 2364 6.5 36.0 47.0 2397
34 65 IM Barle Janez Dr. SLO 2324 6.5 36.0 46.5 2396
35 49 IM Guido Flavio ITA 2367 6.5 35.5 45.5 2357
36 40 Schwarhofer Christopher AUT 2391 6.5 35.0 44.5 2359
37 7 GM Heberla Bartlomiej POL 2548 6.0 43.0 54.5 2475
38 24 IM Feuerstack Aljoscha GER 2458 6.0 41.5 54.0 2413
39 41 IM Danner Georg AUT 2385 6.0 41.0 51.5 2481
40 120 FM Krause Benedict GER 2235 6.0 40.0 50.5 2465
41 85 FM Menezes Christoph AUT 2291 6.0 39.5 50.0 2396
42 44 IM Maier Christian GER 2382 6.0 39.0 50.0 2414
43 113 IM Haugli Petter NOR 2247 6.0 39.0 50.0 2400
44 30 IM Kilgus Georg AUT 2421 6.0 39.0 48.5 2368
45 19 GM Stanec Nikolaus AUT 2474 6.0 38.5 48.5 2358
46 62 Ruff Maximilian GER 2336 6.0 38.0 49.5 2350
47 50 FM Jackson James ENG 2367 6.0 38.0 49.0 2426
48 53 FM Kevlishvili Robby NED 2357 6.0 38.0 49.0 2383
49 55 FM Jessel Stephen IRL 2352 6.0 38.0 48.0 2406
50 94 IM Ilic Zoran SRB 2278 6.0 38.0 47.5 2356
51 95 FM Huber Martin Christian AUT 2276 6.0 37.5 48.5 2422
52 36 IM Soors Stef BEL 2407 6.0 37.5 48.5 2339
53 46 IM Pirrot Dieter GER 2374 6.0 37.0 48.0 2335
54 190 WFM Dimitrova Alexandra RUS 2134 6.0 37.0 47.0 2370
55 83 FM Rohacek Miroslav SVK 2294 6.0 36.5 47.5 2318
56 32 IM Holm Kristian Stuvik NOR 2418 6.0 36.5 46.5 2356
57 76 Zamengo Fulvio ITA 2298 6.0 36.5 46.0 2347
58 43 GM Beshukov Sergey RUS 2382 6.0 36.0 47.0 2347
59 73 IM Trkulja Goran BIH 2304 6.0 36.0 46.5 2350
60 161 CM Lewicki Miroslaw POL 2176 6.0 35.5 45.0 2361
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