CHAOS REIGNS IN THE NAJDORF ERA AS NAKAMURA BEATS MVL London Chess Classic 2016 - Round 7 has been the best round so far for a modest commentators for me. There are two specific reasons why I venture to say that: For the first time since the start of the tournament I didn't have ANY DOUBTS whatsoever about…Read more
London Chess Classic 2016
Coverage of the London Chess Classic 2016.
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Wesley So leads the pack, Caruana on his heels with three rounds to go The 2016 Grand Chess Tour 2016 reaches its climax as there are 3 round remaining in the London Chess Classic 2016. The calculations about the overall winner have already started, and it seems that Wesley so currently has the best chances…Read more
WHILE EVERYBODY DRAWS, NAKA WINS IN ROUNDS 3 AND 4 It seems that players have slowed down a bit after a furious start to the tournament. Because in London Chess Classic - Round 3 and 4 there was "only" one decisive game per round. And both time the hero of the round was Hikaru Nakamura,…Read more
WESLEY SO BREAKS 2800 WHILE ADAMS AND TOPALOV START WITH SHORT CASTLES London chess classic - Round 2 continued to treat the spectators with majority of the decisive games. And once again it was a THREEPEAT from the day before, since three games out of five finished with less friendly variation of the handshake and the…Read more
THE CATEGORY 22 SUPERTOURNAMENT IN LONDON STARTS WITH THREE BLOODSHEDS After treating us with a tense Carlsen - Karjakin match, the end of the year 2016 brings another great event. The London Chess Classic 2016 is really a supertournament in the purest sense of that word. Out of the world top ten players by rating, only…Read more