VASSILY IVANCHUK WINS TOURNAMENT OF PEACE 2019
After 10 played rounds at historical Tournament of Peace, Vassily Ivanchuk (UKR, 2679) triumphed the event with score of 7 points.
Scoring 7 points, Vassily Ivanchuk was the sole Winner of the event and on the live rating list, crossed 2700 line, having live rating of 2701!
Second place went to Bosiocic Marin (CRO, 2598), with 6.5 points, while 3 players tied for the third place, each with 6 points. According to tiebreaks, Bacrot Etienne (FRA, 2669) took bronze, Ragger Markus (AUT, 2669) was 4th and Melkumyan Hrant (ARM, 2661) ended on the 5th place.
The Opening ceremony of the historical strong GM tournament was attended by: ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili, ECU Vice President Ivan Sokolov, and President of the Croatian Olympic Committee, Zlatko Matesa.