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London Chess Classic 2016

Coverage of the London Chess Classic 2016.

Game analysis, round reports, news and opinions and more.

London Chess Classic 2016 – Round 7

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…
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London Chess Classic 2016 – Rounds 5 and 6

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…
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London Chess Classic 2016 – Rounds 3 and 4

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,…
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London Chess Classic 2016 – Round 2

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…
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London Chess Classic 2016 – Round 1

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…
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