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Norway's Magnus Carlsen Fights and Wins in London Chess Classic

The second London Chess Classic, one of this year's major chess events, finished Wednesday. But many chess players may ask: Who actually won the all-grandmaster tournament? Magnus Carlsen doesn't have to worry. According to the rules set up by the London organizers, the 20-year-old grandmaster from Norway finished first and will collect 50,000 Euros for [...]

By |December 16th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Norway's Magnus Carlsen Fights and Wins in London Chess Classic

London Chess Classic – Carlsen wins after incredible comeback

London Chess Classic - Carlsen wins after incredible comeback15.12.2010 – The 2nd London Chess Classic was as exciting an event as could be hoped. McShane started like a rocket, to later be joined by World Champion Anand who seemed a likely candidate to snatch first. Instead, Carlsen, who started with two losses in three, came [...]

By |December 15th, 2010|news|Comments Off on London Chess Classic – Carlsen wins after incredible comeback

Anand, two others tied in lead of London Chess Classic

World Champion Viswanathan Anand finds himself in plenty of company while going into the last two rounds of the London Chess Classic. After five rounds, he is sharing the lead with Luke McShane (England) and Magnus Carlsen (Norway), all having scored nine points in the first five rounds. Hikaru Nakamura (US) and Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) [...]

By |December 14th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Anand, two others tied in lead of London Chess Classic

Luke McShane heads the table

Kramnik 0-1 Nakamura, Nimzo-Indian 4.g3, 54 moves; Howell draw Anand, Sicilian Defence 3.Bb5+, 50; Carlsen 1-0 Adams, English Opening, 49; Short 0-1 McShane Sicilian Dragon, 52. The second London Chess Classic is using the three points for a win scoring system. Scores: 1 McShane 6/6; 2 Nakamura 4; 3-4 Adams, Kramnik 3; 5 Anand 2; [...]

By |December 10th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Luke McShane heads the table

Anand, Carslen renew fight in London

CHENNAI: V Anand vs Magnus Carlsen, Act 3 of 2010 will enacted on the London Chess Classic stage from Wednesday. The Indian world champion starts as the top seed in this event, his third classical tournament after his World Championship victory over Veselin Topalov in May; it will also be the third time Anand and [...]

By |December 8th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Anand, Carslen renew fight in London