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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

Anand in joint lead

Viswanathan Anand beat veteran Nigel Short to claim to share top spot with Luke McShane of England after Round Four of London Chess Classic on Sunday night.Anand, who was playing on his birthday, celebrated it in style notching up his second win of the tournament along with two draws.Englishman McShane had to dig deep against [...]

By |December 13th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Anand in joint lead