The 20th Weekend Open Chess Tournament “Magari” Siena 2015 took place from December 4th through December 6th, in Siena, a city in Tuscany, Italy.
The event was a 5-round Swiss tournament open for players rated above 1750 Elo rating.
Three players scored 4/5 points to share the first place but Bulgarian GM Vladimir Petkov clinched the title on a superior tie-break score. He finished ahead of IM Guido Caprio from Italy, who took the silver medal.
Another Italian player, IM Duilio Collutiis, remained third, leaving the nearest followers half a point behind.
Final standings (top finishers):
4 GM Petkov Vladimir 2488 2506 BUL
4 IM CAPRIO Guido 2423 2457 ITA
4 IM COLLUTIIS Duilio 2459 2448 SA
3.5 M PATELLI Alessandro 2217 2211 SI
3.5 IM Kukov Velislav 2358 2326 BUL
3.5 FM PASSEROTTI Pierluigi 2250 2214 PT
3 IM Peric Slavisa 2183 2162 SRB
3 M ROSATO Luciano 2148 2084 LT
3 M DISTASO Antonio 2109 2074 BT
3 1N BOSCHI Massimiliano 1972 2108 PI
3 CM MASULLO Andrea 2087 2031 SI
3 Parrini Daniele 2170 2021 ITA
3 M CARNICELLI Valerio 2146 2074 RM
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