Israeli GM Boris Gelfand is the winner of the Netanya 2019 Masters tournament, thanks to a better tie-break over USA’s GM Leinier Dominguez. Both players scored 5.5 /9, and Gelfand was the only one to go the distance without a defeat.
GM Pavel Eljanov (UKR), with an amazing 3/3 finish and GM Daniil Dubov (RUS) tied for 3rd, half a point behind the winners.
Russian GM Mikhail Antipov is the sole winner of the strong Open with an extremely impressive 7.5/9 score. GM Alexander Moiseenko (UKR) and GM Tal Baron (ISR) tied for 2nd place with 7/9.
On the photo (left to right): Mikhail Antipov, Moshe Slav (ICF chairman), Boris Gelfand, Amiram Kaplan (Tournament Director)