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London Chess Classic Rounds 3, 4 and 5 reports

– from John Saunders

Round 3 – report | PGN | photos — Round 4 – report | PGN | photos — Round 5 – report | PGN | photos

Website – | Ray Morris-Hill photography –

London Chess Classic Round 2 report

– from John Saunders

Round 2 results (3-1-0 scoring system) were — Anand 1-1 (draw) Caruana, Kramnik 3-0 Nakamura (win for White) and Giri 3-0 Adams (win for White). The second game of the Jones-Edouard match was drawn, so the match score is currently Jones 1½-½ Edouard.

Photos by Ray Morris-Hill of today’s and yesterday’s […]

London Chess Classic Round 1 report

– from John Saunders

Round 1 results (using 3-1-0 scoring): Nakamura 1-1 Giri, Kramnik 1-1 Anand, Adams 3-0 Caruana. Gawain Jones beat Romain Edouard in the first of their six-game challenge match …

For a full report click here Photographs – John Saunders 1 | John Saunders 2 | John Saunders 3 | Ray Morris-Hill […]

Challenge Match – Gawain Jones v Romain Édouard

– from David Openshaw, ECF International Director

Today (10/12/14) sees the first game of the Brambles Administration Challenge match between Gawain Jones and Romain Édouard (France), two young Grandmasters who are both in the World’s Top 100.

This is an ECF initiative to give our younger players some additional experience against strong opposition and […]

London Chess Classic – Pro Biz Cup, Transatlantic Schools Match

Day four of the London Chess Classic featured various various events, involving the super-GMs in a novelty event, schoolchildren playing a transatlantic match with schools in Florida, USA, and the second round of the festival events, includings the FIDE Open.

Eight super-GMs, including all six of the London Classic players, plus Nigel Short and Gawain […]