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Hikaru Nakamura Wins London Chess Classic Super 16

Hikaru Nakamura Wins London Chess Classic Super 16

American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura emerged winner of the 2013 London Chess Classic after defeating the former World Championship challenger Boris Gelfand in the final match 1,5-0,5. Nakamura cruised to victory by eliminating Nigel Short in the quarterfinal and Vladimir Kramnik in the semifinal. Gelfand defeated Fabiano Caruana and Michael Adams to reach the final. Earlier [...]

London Chess Classic 2013 LIVE!

London Chess Classic 2013 LIVE!

Live games with triple engine analysis at 15:00 CET

London Chess Classic – Quarterfinals

London Chess Classic – Quarterfinals

The London Chess Classic 2013 continues on Saturday with the Quarterfinal matches. After the preliminary group stages (4 by 4 players), the field is narrowed from Super Sixteen to final eight. In the knock-out phase each match will consist of two games with the time control 25 minutes + 10 seconds per move for each [...]

London Chess Classic Super Sixteen Draw

London Chess Classic Super Sixteen Draw

The draw for the group stages of the London Chess Classic took place on Wednesday 4th December at Ravenscroft Primary School in Newham. Pupils at the school conducted the draw in the presence of Malcolm Pein and deputy arbiter David Sedgwick. The players were divided into four pools on the basis of their FIDE Rapidplay [...]

Jonathan Rowson Gets London Chess Classic Wild Card

Jonathan Rowson Gets London Chess Classic Wild Card

The three-time British Champion, GM Jonathan Rowson, steps up to play in the biggest tournament of his career after being given the wild card spot into ‘The Super Sixteen’ Grandmaster Rapid at the London Chess Classic, that runs 7-15 December at the Kensington Olympia. Two spots remain to be filled for the Super Sixteen, and [...]

Chess and Education Conference at the Classic

Chess and Education Conference at the Classic

The London Chess Classic showcases the hard work done by Chess in Schools and Communities, of how chess can be used as a very effective and invaluable educational tool in the classroom to help children with their school work. There has been a lot of global research done on chess in the classroom; and many [...]

Online Entry For London Events Now Open

Online Entry For London Events Now Open

Chess in Schools and Communities is delighted to announce that online entries are now open for the UK’s largest chess festival. The 5th London Chess Classic will run Saturday 7th – Sunday 15th December 2013. The marquee event is the “Super Sixteen” Rapidplay featuring the World’s Elite and the Best of British. The festival also [...]

Win your way to the super sixteen in London Chess Classic

Win your way to the super sixteen in London Chess Classic

Chess in Schools and Communities is delighted to announce today a novel way for any chess player, of any rating, to have their dream come true and compete alongside the World’s Elite and the Best of British at the 5th London Chess Classic, running from Saturday 7th December to Sunday 15th December 2013. This year [...]

Top six English players in 5th London Chess Classic

Top six English players in 5th London Chess Classic

Chess in Schools and Communities is delighted to announce today that the six leading English players, Michael Adams, Luke McShane, Nigel Short, Matthew Sadler, David Howell and Gawain Jones have accepted their invitation to play in the 5th London Chess Classic to be staged at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, running from Saturday 7th [...]

Caruana, Gelfand, Svidler and Polgar enter London Chess Classic

Caruana, Gelfand, Svidler and Polgar enter London Chess Classic

Chess in Schools and Communities is delighted to announce today another four big international stars, Fabiano Caruana, Boris Gelfand, Peter Svidler and Judit Polgar have accepted their invitation to play in the 5th London Chess Classic to be staged at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, running from Saturday 7th December to Sunday 15th December. [...]

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