Jun 092016
 

Grandmaster Ivan Ivanisevic from Serbia has won the main section of the 35th Zalakaros Chess Festival that was held from 27th May to 4th June, 2016, in Zalakaros, Hungary.

The event was organized by the Hungarian Chess Federation and Zalakaros City Council, under the patronage of Mr. Tamás Seszták, President of the Hungarian Chess Federation, and Mr. Ferenc Novák, Mayor of Zalakaros.

The Festival consisted of three tournaments:
– Gyula Sax Memorial, open to players rated above 2300 Elo
– Open B, reserved for players rated below 2400 Elo
– Open C, reserved for players rated below 1800 Elo

Gyula Sax Memorial gathered 111 participants from 23 federations, including 31 Grandmasters and 41 International Masters. Ivanisevic collected 7,0/9 points, leaving the chasing pack half a point behind.

Ivan Ivanisevic

GM Ivan Ivanisevic

The B Group had 130 players from 11 countries. Hungarian IMs Imre Fancsy and Adam Szeberenyi shared the first place with 7,5 points each.

Laszlo Cserveni and Endre Horvath shared the first place in Group C with 6,5/9 points each.

Final standings:

1. GM Ivanisevic Ivan SRB 2646 – 7
2. GM Vajda Levente ROU 2581 – 6.5
3. GM Berkes Ferenc HUN 2636 – 6.5
4. GM Onischuk Vladimir UKR 2628 – 6.5
5. GM Kravtsiv Martyn UKR 2641 – 6.5
6. GM Efimenko Zahar UKR 2656 – 6.5
7. GM Banusz Tamas HUN 2621 – 6
8. IM Aryan Chopra IND 2459 – 6
9. GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2654 – 6
10. GM Harika Dronavalli IND 2514 – 6
11. GM Prohaszka Peter HUN 2593 – 6
12. IM Svane Rasmus GER 2526 – 6
13. IM Deac Bogdan-Daniel ROU 2501 – 6
14. IM Hnydiuk Aleksander POL 2381 – 6
15. GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2639 – 6
16. IM Ben Artzi Ido ISR 2399 – 6
17. IM Puranik Abhimanyu IND 2452 – 5.5
18. GM Papp Gabor HUN 2596 – 5.5
19. GM Romanov Evgeny RUS 2641 – 5.5
20. GM Andersen Mads DEN 2505 – 5.5
21. GM Erdos Viktor HUN 2577 – 5.5
22. IM Nitin S. IND 2377 – 5.5
23. GM Medvegy Zoltan HUN 2553 – 5.5
24. GM Mihok Oliver HUN 2498 – 5.5
25. GM Shyam Sundar M. IND 2530 – 5.5
26. GM Horvath Adam HUN 2515 – 5.5
27. GM Szabo Gergely-Andras-Gyula ROU 2548 – 5.5
28. GM Lalic Bogdan CRO 2431 – 5.5
29. IM Vertetics Attila HUN 2425 – 5.5
30. IM Kantor Gergely HUN 2424 – 5.5
31. FM Gazik Viktor SVK 2433 – 5
32. WGM Kulon Klaudia POL 2304 – 5
33. GM Horvath Jozsef HUN 2528 – 5
34. FM Livaic Leon CRO 2428 – 5
35. IM Karavade Eesha IND 2409 – 5
36. GM Smith Bryan G USA 2453 – 5
37. GM Sundararajan Kidambi IND 2469 – 5
38. GM Romanishin Oleg M UKR 2464 – 5
39. FM Costachi Mihnea ROU 2397 – 5
40. FM Kozak Adam HUN 2347 – 5
41. GM Del Rio De Angelis Salvador G ESP 2541 – 5
42. IM Nagy Gabor HUN 2439 – 5
43. IM Meszaros Tamas HUN 2409 – 5
44. FM Nguyen Thai Dai Van CZE 2431 – 4.5
45. IM Piasetski Leon CAN 2292 – 4.5
46. IM Korpa Bence HUN 2461 – 4.5
47. WIM Efroimski Marsel ISR 2268 – 4.5
48. GM Czebe Attila HUN 2454 – 4.5
49. IM Butkiewicz Lukasz POL 2429 – 4.5
50. IM Kreisl Robert AUT 2439 – 4.5
51. FM Mesaros Florian AUT 2318 – 4.5
52. IM Aczel Gergely HUN 2502 – 4.5
53. FM Baskin Robert GER 2359 – 4.5
54. GM Farago Ivan HUN 2391 – 4.5
55. IM Miron Lucian-Costin ROU 2524 – 4.5
56. FM Csonka Balazs HUN 2400 – 4.5
57. Raja Harshit IND 2329 – 4.5
58. IM Narayanan Srinath IND 2469 – 4.5
59. IM Nasuta Grzegorz POL 2413 – 4.5
60. Havasi Gergo HUN 2367 – 4.5
61. IM Dragnev Valentin AUT 2423 – 4.5
62. IM Nemeth Miklos HUN 2482 – 4.5
63. FM Tate Alan SCO 2307 – 4.5
64. IM Nguyen Piotr POL 2446 – 4.5
65. Paszewski Mateusz POL 2218 – 4.5
66. FM Spalir Jernej SLO 2330 – 4.5
67. FM Nihal Sarin IND 2349 – 4.5
68. Balint Vilmos HUN 2289 – 4.5
69. Barski Radoslaw POL 2324 – 4
70. FM Szabo Attila ROU 2315 – 4
71. WIM Warakomska Anna POL 2298 – 4
72. FM Hristodoulou Panagiotis GRE 2245 – 4
73. IM Paschall William M. USA 2377 – 4
74. GM Cebalo Miso CRO 2407 – 4
75. FM Dankhazi Andras HUN 2267 – 4
76. IM Gazik Igor SVK 2302 – 4
77. IM Tompa Janos HUN 2384 – 4
78. FM Thakur Akash IND 2345 – 4
79. FM Blazeka Matej CRO 2341 – 4
80. IM Konopka Michal CZE 2418 – 4
81. FM Marosi Levente HUN 2318 – 4
82. IM Vegh Endre HUN 2271 – 4
83. IM Nomin-Erdene Davaademberel MGL 2448 – 4
84. FM Dolana Andrei-Theodor ROU 2354 – 4
85. FM Tarhon Brian ENG 2285 – 3.5
86. Loos Roland GER 2316 – 3.5
87. GM Fogarasi Tibor HUN 2372 – 3.5
88. IM Saravanan V. IND 2272 – 3.5
89. FM Skawinski Arkadiusz POL 2367 – 3.5
90. WIM Michelle Catherina P IND 2179 – 3.5
91. IM Rigo Janos HUN 2238 – 3.5
92. Skuhala Jernej SLO 2142 – 3.5
93. IM Del Rey Diego ESP 2388 – 3.5
94. Laza Szabolcs HUN 2168 – 3.5
95. FM Krstulovic Alex HUN 2292 – 3.5
96. FM Plichta Kamil POL 2336 – 3.5
97. IM Kohlweyer Bernd GER 2373 – 3
98. Gyurkovics Bence Dr. HUN 2233 – 3
99. FM Tesik Csaba HUN 2333 – 3
100. IM Szalanczy Emil HUN 2218 – 3
101. Nemec Vjekoslav CRO 2175 – 3
102. IM Hardicsay Peter HUN 2245 – 3
103. FM Damia Angelo ITA 2254 – 3
104. WIM Goczo Melinda HUN 2175 – 3
105. FM Gorcsi Gabor HUN 2304 – 3
106. Peczely Sebastian Zsombor HUN 2255 – 3
107. Tirelli Mauro ITA 2217 – 3
108. Laliena Solanes Luis ESP 2205 – 2.5
109. Horvath Dominik AUT 2286 – 2.5
110. IM Boguszlavszkij Jevgenyij HUN 2212 – 2
111. Balokas Dimitrios GRE 2170 – 2

Ivan Ivanisevic takes the trophy in Zalakaros
Source: Chessdom