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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 (top 20):

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

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