London Chess Classic Hosts Historic 'No Castling' Match. 6 December 2019 . Imagine there’s no castling, and no reams of opening theory. Would that change how you play chess – and could it prevent a boring drawfest in top-class Grandmaster games?
The London Chess Classic is a chess festival held at the Olympia Conference Centre, West Kensington, London. The flagship event is a strong invitational tournament between some of the world's top grandmasters.
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London Chess Classic will be held London, Great Britain from December 8th to 15th December. Participants include: Magnus Carlsen (ELO 2801), Vladimir Kramnik (ELO 2772), Hikaru Nakamura (ELO 2715), Nigel Short (ELO 2707), Michael Adams (ELO 2698), Ni Hua, Luke McShane and David Howell.
London Chess Classic The London Chess Classic is the final leg of the Grand Chess Tour. Apart from the Sinquefield Cup, the London Classic is the only other classical event in the GCT and also carries a $300,000 prize fund.
A special feature of the London Chess Classic is its impressive range of Festival events — which appeal to chess players and fans at all levels. With free entry to female players and the Under 25s, the event organiser, UK charity Chess in Schools and Communities, has led the way for years in welcoming new players to the game.
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The 2018 Grand Chess Tour will conclude with an exciting new format at the London Chess Classic. The four top‑scoring players will contest a semi-final and final that will determine the overall winner and top 4 places in the 2018 GCT.
London Chess Classic 2018. Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 18, 2018. 4. All Rounds Round 17 Round 16 Round 15 Round 14 Round 13 Round 12 Round 11 Round 10 Round 09 Round 08 Round 07 Round 06 Round 05 Round 04 Round 03 Round 02 Round 01. Size:
Round 8 of the London Chess Classic was relatively quiet. The most exciting game was Veselin Topalov vs Vishy Anand, in which Anand came up with a stunning novelty and later profited from a blunder by Topalov to score the only win of the round. Wesley So will be happy about the quiet round.