The 5th International Chess Tournament Ciutat de Palma was taking place from January 9th to January 16th, 2016, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
The event was a 9-round Swiss FIDE open tournament, valid for international rating and norms.
A total of 70 players from 12 different countries competed for the top prize in the amount of 1,000 EUR.
Latvian GM Ilmars Starostits clinched the title on a superior tie-break score after tie for the first place with Spaniard IM Jonathan Alonso Moyano. Both players scored 7/9 points.
The third place was shared in a four-way tie by GM Aloyzas Kveinys (Lithuania), FM Julio Javier Alonso Bouza (Cuba), GM Felix Levin (Germany) and WIM Samomeja Zaksaite (Lithuania) at 6.5 points each.
Final standings (top 10):
1 GM Starostits Ilmars LAT 2422 7
2 IM Alonso Moyano Jonathan ESP 2399 7
3 GM Kveinys Aloyzas LTU 2524 6.5
4 FM Alonso Bouza Julio Javier CUB 2254 6.5
5 GM Levin Felix GER 2508 6.5
6 WIM Zaksaite Salomeja LTU 2231 6.5
7 IM Minzer Claudio Javier ARG 2434 6
8 FM Thiel Thomas GER 2302 6
9 IM Guerra Bastida Diego ESP 2299 6
10 WGM Kalinina Olga UKR 2363 6
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