The 23rd Poznan Chess Festival 2015 was held from August 10th to August 17th, at the Poznań University of Economics, in the Polish city of Poznan.
The event was a 9-round Swiss open tournament with time control 90’ + 30” and first prize in the amount of 2,500 PLN.
Polish players GM Jacek Tomczak and IM Marcin Sieciechowicz tied for the first place at 7.5 points each, but Tomczak prevailed on a better tie-break score and took the title.
IM Vitali Koziak got solo third with 7 points, while GM Vladimir Malaniuk and Wojziech Reza shared fourth place at 6.5 points each.
WFM Malgorzata Bednarska-Bzdega scored 5.5 points to be the best female player.
Final standings (top 15):
1. GM Tomczak, Jacek 2596 Akademia Szachowa Gliwice 7.5
2. IM Sieciechowicz, Marcin 2449 KSz “Miedź” Legnica 7.5
3. IM Koziak, Vitali 2465 WIEŻA PĘGÓW 7.0
4. GM Malaniuk, Vladimir P 2485 AKSz “Hetman-Politechnika Koszalińska” Koszalin 6.5
5. K+ Reza, Wojciech 2265 MKSz GRYF Dębica 6.5
6. K Zakrzewski, Marek 2183 MKS przy MDK Trzcianka 6.5
7. M Lewtak, Damian 2369 LKSz GCKiP Czarna 6.0
8. I++ Dzierzak, Radoslaw 2144 PSSz Pszczyna 6.0
9. K Koziol, Kamil 2187 MKSz Rybnik 6.0
10. IM Urban, Klaudiusz 2430 Akademia Szachowa Gliwice 6.0
11. K++ Rozycki, Bartlomiej 2169 KS LAURA Chylice 6.0
12. K Tomaszewski, Kacper 2215 MKSz Rybnik 6.0
13. GM Schmidt, Wlodzimierz 2325 Akademia Szachowa Gliwice 6.0
14. K Puczylowski, Marcin 2126 MKSz GRYF Dębica 6.0
15. I Lesien, Przemyslaw 1581 AZS Poznań 6.0
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