Chess

GM Luke McShane wins London Chess Classic 2015 Super RapidPlay

London Chess ClassicGM Luke McShane wins London Chess Classic Super RapidPlay, which was held over the weekend alongside the main tournament, scoring a near perfect 9.5/10 points.

The tournament featured 368 players from 47 different countries, with 226 players from the English federation.

Starting as 12th seeded, McShane finished a full point ahead of second placed GM Hrant Melkumyan and 1.5 ahead of bronze medalist after tiebreakers GM Alex Lenderman. First seed GM Matthew Saddler finished in 18th place with 7 out of 10 points.

London Chess Classic Super RapidPlay is part of the London Chess Classic, which ended yesterday after an intense final playoffs with GM Magnus Carlsen  settling the three way tie between Anish Giri and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.

After Lagrave won over Giri in an exciting Armageddon round, the French GM faced Carlsen in a match for LCC title and possibly the Grand Chess Tour overall champion title. Carlsen defeated Vachier-Lagrave with 1.5 points to 0.5 points in two rapid games and won both titles.

Final Standings London RapidPlay

Rk.     Name Rtg Pts.
1 GM Mcshane Luke J 2650 9.5
2 GM Melkumyan Hrant 2675 8.5
3 GM Lenderman Alex 2687 8.0
4 GM Hansen Eric 2680 8.0
5
GM Pert Nicholas 2657 8.0
6
GM Edouard Romain 2629 8.0
7
GM Hammer Jon Ludvig 2607 8.0
8
GM Grigoriants Sergey 2600 8.0
9
GM Jumabayev Rinat 2587 8.0
10
IM Eggleston David J 2432 8.0
11
GM Fodor Tamas Jr 2410 8.0
12
GM Howell David Wl 2687 7.5
13
GM Gharamian Tigran 2652 7.5
14
GM Cherniaev Alexander 2552 7.5
15
GM Arkell Keith Cc 2470 7.5
16
IM Fernandez Daniel H 2402 7.5
17
IM Gullaksen Eirik T 2350 7.5
18
GM Sadler Matthew D 2800 7.0
19
GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2694 7.0
20
GM Hawkins Jonathan 2680 7.0
21
GM Bauer Christian 2661 7.0
22
GM Hebden Mark L 2657 7.0
23
IM Ghasi Ameet K 2605 7.0
24
GM Jones Gawain Cb 2597 7.0
25
GM Bok Benjamin 2567 7.0
26
GM Speelman Jon S 2567 7.0
27
GM Rowson Jonathan W 2540 7.0
28
GM Hillarp Persson Tiger 2526 7.0
29
FM Strugnell Carl 2482 7.0
30
IM Zhou Yang-Fan 2479 7.0
31
IM Rendle Thomas E 2455 7.0
32
Zujev Oleg 2432 7.0
33
GM Dragun Kamil 2417 7.0
34
GM Mcdonald Neil R 2417 7.0
35
FM Haria Ravi 2410 7.0
36
GM Georgescu Tiberiu-Marian 2395 7.0
37
FM Kilpatrick Callum 2395 7.0
38
GM Hector Jonny 2380 7.0
39
IM Hamitevici Vladimir 2350 7.0
40
IM Krishna Crg 2331 7.0
41
IM Suarez Real Alberto 2282 7.0
42
WFM Haussernot Cecile 2275 7.0
43
Karthik V. AP 2079 7.0
44
GM Baron Tal 2515 6.5
45
GM Emms John M 2467 6.5
46
IM Wegerle Joerg 2440 6.5
47
IM Roberson Peter T 2432 6.5
48
IM Milliet Sophie 2410 6.5
49
IM Pert Richard G 2387 6.5
50
Bukojemski Adam 2380 6.5
51
IM Sachdev Tania 2363 6.5
52
IM Buckley Graeme N 2344 6.5
53
IM Kiik Kalle 2342 6.5
54
FM Sreeves Clement 2290 6.5
55
FM Bisby Daniel L 2284 6.5
56
Healey Michael W 2282 6.5
57
FM Batchelor Peter J 2267 6.5
58
FM Britton Richard L 2230 6.5
59
Pitcher John 2215 6.5
60
FM Claridge-Hansen William 2200 6.5
61
Juknis Paulius 2151 6.5
62
Foo Zhi Rong Benjamin 2136 6.5
63
Tambini Jasper 2132 6.5
64
Scott Gordon W 2117 6.5
65
Gross Willi  Dr. 2095 6.5
66
FM Dybowski Jerzy 2072 6.5
67
Cavendish Joshua Z 1937 6.5
68
IM D’costa Lorin Ar 2432 6.0
69
GM Wells Peter K 2410 6.0
70
IM Cox John J 2410 6.0
71
GM Summerscale Aaron P 2395 6.0
72
GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan E 2393 6.0
73
FM Jackson James P 2365 6.0
74
IM Guramishvili Sopiko 2353 6.0
75
Nguyen Piotr 2352 6.0
76
FM Gulamali Kazim 2345 6.0
77
FM Radovanovic Jovica 2327 6.0
78
FM Netzer Jacques 2318 6.0
79
IM Cooper Lawrence H 2313 6.0
80
CM Willmoth Robert F 2305 6.0
81
IM Basman Michael J 2290 6.0
82
FM Sadilek Peter 2281 6.0
83
FM Fernandez Michael H 2252 6.0
84
Perez Flavio 2231 6.0
85
Bossard Arnaud 2224 6.0
86
Rozycki Bartlomiej 2222 6.0
87
Liang Jake Z 2207 6.0
88
Wadsworth Matthew J 2207 6.0
89
FM Taylor Adam C 2200 6.0
90
CM Coleman David J 2200 6.0
91
Venkataramanaraju Haribalu 2183 6.0
92
FM Thompson Ian D 2177 6.0
93
Abrahams Daniel 2147 6.0
94
Kalavannan Koby 2147 6.0
95
Lambshire Mike V 2147 6.0
96
Salimbeni George Pw 2127 6.0
97
Zhu Richard 2125 6.0
98
Kelmendi Bajrush 2117 6.0
99
Golding Alex 2110 6.0
100
Kelly Paul 2102 6.0
101
O`gorman Tom 2101 6.0
102
Harari Zaki 2095 6.0
103
Jameson David 2095 6.0
104
Player Edmund C 2087 6.0
105
Du Buf Paul 2072 6.0
106
Natri Antero 2056 6.0
107
WIM Guo Emma 2050 6.0
108
Klingher Dominic 1982 6.0
109
Iyengar Ilya 1975 6.0
110
Haridas Girinath 1967 6.0
111
Stepanyan Armen R. 0 6.0
112
GM Williams Simon K 2560 5.5
113
IM Esserman Marc 2458 5.5
114
IM Genzling Alain 2333 5.5
115
IM Vuilleumier Alexandre 2327 5.5
116
FM Cordes Hans-Joerg 2305 5.5
117
Malhotra Tarun 2297 5.5
118
WGM Papp Petra 2293 5.5
119
Aravind Subramanian N 2230 5.5
120
Stephan Axel 2222 5.5
121
Mitra Roman C 2215 5.5
122
Sokolsky Juraj 2185 5.5
123
Obioma Onuoha 2165 5.5
124
Hill Alistair 2147 5.5
125
Spearman David 2147 5.5
126
Bang Dominique 2140 5.5
127
Orgler Philipp 2140 5.5
128
WFM Bhatia Kanwal K 2125 5.5
129
Hodgson John H 2117 5.5
130
Carvallo Henri 2112 5.5
131
Mueller Martin 2111 5.5
132
Archer-Lock Christopher J 2095 5.5
133
Jina Taran 2080 5.5
134
Lam Daniel Kw 2068 5.5
135
WFM Grigoryan Meri 2055 5.5
136
WFM Norinkeviciute Rasa 2042 5.5
137
Cannon Richard J 2035 5.5
138
Casaschi Paolo 1982 5.5
139
Phillips Owen S 1975 5.5
140
Golimowski Pawel 1960 5.5
141
Kamath Raghu 1960 5.5
142
WFM Antolak Julia 1919 5.5
143
Deligny Franck 1877 5.5
144
Kielbratowski Maciej 1810 5.5
145
Hartmann Lorenz 1750 5.5
146
Chen Meng Boon Marcus 1700 5.5
147
Asibor Robert 0 5.5
148
FM Koskinen Henri 2192 5.0
149
WIM Maroroa Sue Y 2177 5.0
150
WIM Foisor Mihaela-Veronica 2172 5.0
151
Du Maire Jerome 2165 5.0
152
Manelidou Maria 2059 5.0
153
George Matthew P 2049 5.0
154
WIM Regan Natasha K 2042 5.0
155
Stern Geoffrey 2042 5.0
156
Grieve Harry 2027 5.0
157
Stewart Tony Cm 2027 5.0
158
Harrison Marc 2024 5.0
159
Sagues Vincent 2020 5.0
160
Praczukowski Stanislaw 2012 5.0
161
Rogers Tim  L 2005 5.0
162
Bin-Suhayl Ieysaa 1990 5.0
163
Gursel Mehmet Cagri 1990 5.0
164
Blake J Morgan 1982 5.0
165
Odeh Kenneth 1975 5.0
166
Rocco Federico 1960 5.0
167
Buonanno Massimo 1954 5.0
168
Singh Amrik J 1945 5.0
169
Willow Jonah B 1945 5.0
170
James Angus S 1934 5.0
171
Varney Zoe 1930 5.0
172
Wei Naomi 1930 5.0
173
Tissot Alice 1923 5.0
174
Peat Matthew 1922 5.0
175
Lawson Maurice E 1915 5.0
176
Faldon David J 1907 5.0
177
Dhemrait Jagdeep 1900 5.0
178
Gschwendtner Stanislav 1900 5.0
179
Lees Fraser A 1885 5.0
180
Pollack Oscar 1885 5.0
181
Wu Haotian 1885 5.0
182
Balaji Aaravamudhan 1877 5.0
183
Onslow Alfie 1870 5.0
184
Titorenko Kostyantyn 1870 5.0
185
Kane Robert (bob) B 1855 5.0
186
Arapalea Daniel-Ionel 1840 5.0
187
Jamieson Alexander 1832 5.0
188
Sharma Amit 1787 5.0
189
Mandnikar Atreya 1720 5.0
190
Young William 1712 5.0
191
Everett Joe 1640 5.0
192
Karia Kamlesh 1630 5.0
193
Gogna Aman 1622 5.0
194
Jackson Nicholas 0 5.0
195
Oyama Akito 2013 4.5
196
Rahman K Azizur 2005 4.5
197
Brozel Sacha 1967 4.5
198
Calderon Paul 1967 4.5
199
Crichton Martin 1967 4.5
200
Golding James 1967 4.5
201
Herring Sam Ac 1960 4.5
202
Mcdonnell James J 1960 4.5
203
Wlodarski Michal 1939 4.5
204
Davis Holden 1937 4.5
205
Rice Chris B 1925 4.5
206
May Julian 1922 4.5
207
Goler Gunes 1900 4.5
208
Cove Henry 1892 4.5
209
Howell Susan C 1892 4.5
210
Lenaghan Kevin P 1892 4.5
211
Dias Theodore R 1870 4.5
212
Jones Michael T 1851 4.5
213
Rohrer Finlo N 1847 4.5
214
Attianese Aniello 1840 4.5
215
Oliver Martin 1823 4.5
216
Mathurin Anthony 1817 4.5
217
Eefting Martijn 1802 4.5
218
Karia Rishul 1772 4.5
219
Seman Myroslav 1772 4.5
220
Pezet Robert 1765 4.5
221
Knudsen Andre 1756 4.5
222
Balouka-Myers Gabriel 1750 4.5
223
Ratnesan Ranesh 1750 4.5
224
Ratnesan Rajeiv 1720 4.5
225
Howell Matthew G 1712 4.5
226
Mcnish David 1705 4.5
227
Davies Neil T 1682 4.5
228
Robinson Adam 1660 4.5
229
O`gorman Alice 1656 4.5
230
Haddock Paul 1652 4.5
231
Modi Shyam Jagdish 1577 4.5
232
Chen Yi Jing Alvin 1572 4.5
233
Evdokimov Yuri 1562 4.5
234
Rogacewicz Mikolaj 1288 4.5
235
Tyurkin Yury 0 4.5
236
FM Richardson John R 2252 4.0
237
Taylor Peter P 2210 4.0
238
CM Fernandez De Bobadilla Jaime 2097 4.0
239
CM Fernandez De Bobadilla Gabrie 2087 4.0
240
Kalaiyalahan Akshaya 1967 4.0
241
Robinson James M 1922 4.0
242
Taylor William J 1915 4.0
243
Gopakumar Siddharth 1900 4.0
244
Joslin Tim M 1900 4.0
245
Stern Robert C 1870 4.0
246
Rubeck Jonathan 1847 4.0
247
Kumaresan Darshan 1840 4.0
248
Fontaine Olivier 1826 4.0
249
Neatherway A Philip 1817 4.0
250
Jones Tibor T 1810 4.0
251
Levy Christopher A 1787 4.0
252
Fotherby Nigel 1750 4.0
253
Olutola Taiwo 1735 4.0
254
Willmoth Harrison 1727 4.0
255
Isaksen Peter A 1712 4.0
256
Abedian Mohsen 1705 4.0
257
Bishop Geoffrey L 1682 4.0
258
Patel Rishi 1675 4.0
259
Watson Mikey J 1660 4.0
260
Crouch Timothy J 1577 4.0
261
Zheng William 1577 4.0
262
Bynnersley Ag (tony) 1570 4.0
263
Onslow Teddy 1540 4.0
264
Gladstone Joel 1525 4.0
265
Agasaryan Vladimir 1472 4.0
266
Qiao Hong Fei 1442 4.0
267
Knipe Stephen J 0 4.0
268
GM Vakhidov Jahongir 2515 3.5
269
Porter Sam J 2050 3.5
270
Jecek Miroslav 1990 3.5
271
Levene Joseph 1945 3.5
272
Sanghera Parminder 1945 3.5
273
Paveliuc Alin-Dumitru 1841 3.5
274
Solli Oddvar 1833 3.5
275
Lundin Terje 1832 3.5
276
Bull Phil 1825 3.5
277
Varney Daniel 1825 3.5
278
Opasiak Dustin Tennessee 1817 3.5
279
Chiang Richard 1810 3.5
280
Darby Alex T 1802 3.5
281
Todorow Emil 1780 3.5
282
Atara Omeet J 1772 3.5
283
Mate Maria 1772 3.5
284
Fisher Neal 1765 3.5
285
Wong Cheuk Nam 1720 3.5
286
Alcock Graham P 1706 3.5
287
Levene Oren 1697 3.5
288
Watson Jacob 1675 3.5
289
Golding William 1667 3.5
290
Akeya-Price Robert A 1660 3.5
291
Gibson Guy M 1660 3.5
292
Wadsworth James Mf 1645 3.5
293
Sharp Gary 1637 3.5
294
Ifalore Michael 1615 3.5
295
Modi Kishan J 1607 3.5
296
Dhemrait Surjit S 1555 3.5
297
Cheung Max 1547 3.5
298
Gogna Avi 1502 3.5
299
Shoobridge Gonzalo 1502 3.5
300
Peelman Lieven 1493 3.5
301
Bertrand Marie Danielle 0 3.5
302
Lyne Alexander 0 3.5
303
IM Shah Sagar 2441 3.0
304
Walker Nicholas A 2080 3.0
305
Balouka-Myers Reuben 1727 3.0
306
Hepworth Nigel R 1697 3.0
307
O`gorman Brian 1683 3.0
308
Bullock Lee 1675 3.0
309
Chiu Hok 1660 3.0
310
Francisco Goncalo 1637 3.0
311
Sellen John R 1600 3.0
312
Oyama Harunobu 1595 3.0
313
Kromka Joanna 1562 3.0
314
Robson Caroline J 1487 3.0
315
Balouka-Myers Raphael 1472 3.0
316
Basilio Rodrigo 1469 3.0
317
Balouka-Myers Toby 1457 3.0
318
Jackson Julius 1412 3.0
319
Bhuiyan Mohammed 0 3.0
320
Allison Conrad 1907 2.5
321
Chauhan Anurag Singh 1712 2.5
322
Shah Dipak K 1705 2.5
323
Watts Peter J 1532 2.5
324
Whittome Anthony 1525 2.5
325
Lawson Geoff 1517 2.5
326
Mole Js Billy 1465 2.5
327
Orgler Lukas H 1225 2.5
328
Pandya Manoj 0 2.5
329
Stepanyan Ayk 0 2.5
330
Timmins Chris P 2132 2.0
331
Sucikova Svetlana 2035 2.0
332
Barron Luke J 1787 2.0
333
Shimwell Efe 1540 2.0
334
Moir Donald J 1472 2.0
335
Carreira David Santos 1330 2.0
336
Perez Fadon Andres 1315 2.0
337
Batchelor Jack 1300 2.0
338
White Nigel 1277 2.0
339
Klingher Bernard 1127 2.0
340
Perez Fadon Alejandro 1000 2.0
341
Srivastava Arnav 992 2.0
342
Gnanagurusamy Ganeshbabu 0 2.0
343
Woolley Michael P 0 2.0
344
Pein Jonathan 2042 1.5
345
Marshall Robert J 2035 1.5
346
Rowland Olurotimi (tim) 1967 1.5
347
Buckley Colm 1997 1.0
348
Hepworth Peter 1945 1.0
349
Gawor Aleksandra 1616 1.0
350
Junges-Stainthorpe Remi Jm 1382 1.0
351
Dhemrait Manav 1007 1.0
352
Giedraityte Ausra 1740 0.5
353
GM Fier Alexandr 2563 0.0
354
IM Swayams Mishra 2539 0.0
355
IM Korley Kassa 2472 0.0
356
IM Wallace John-Paul 2470 0.0
357
Abdullayev Shami A 2102 0.0
358
Calle Ordonez Albert 1968 0.0
359
Vijayakumar Ananth 1825 0.0
360
Zervogiannis Alexandros 1788 0.0
361
Conway Alex 1687 0.0
362
Pradhan Abhishek 1596 0.0
363
Muskath Max 1442 0.0
364
John Joshua 1300 0.0
365
John David 1285 0.0
366
Bin Amirudin Amir Imran 0 0.0
367
Miah Javaid 0 0.0
368
Walter Cyrille 0 0.0

 

Chess, chess news and tournaments by Chessdom © 2007 - 2018