International Graz Chess Open 2020 concluded

February 22, 2020

International Chess Open Graz 2020, which took place from 13th-21st February, concluded yesterday.

18 years old Ukrainian Grandmaster, Shevchenko Kirill (UKR, 2580) won the event scoring 7.5 points, and after 9 played rounds.

He was followed by 5 players who tied for the second place, each with 7 points: Vorobiov Evgeny (RUS, 2520), Dragnev Valentin (AUT, 2549), Gavrilescu David (ROU, 2455), Blohberger Felix (AUT, 2448) and Santiago Yago De Moura (BRA, 2488). According to tiebreaks criteria, Vorobiev Evgeny came second, Dragnev Valentin was third, Gavrilescu David finished on the 4th place, Blohberger Felix went 5th and Santiago Yago De Moura finished the event on the 6th place.

Final rankings

The Closing and Awarding ceremony of the event was attended by the ECU founder Prof. Kurt Jungwirth (ECU President from 1986 to 1998) and the President of Austrian Chess Federation, Mr. Christian Hursky.

The total prize fund of the event was 20.000 EUR.

More detailed information is available on the official website of the event.

Official Website

Photos from Facebook page of Graz Open

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