London Chess Classic Hosts Historic 'No Castling' Match. 6 December 2019 . Imagine there’s no castling, and no reams of opening theory. Would that change how you play chess – and could it prevent a boring drawfest in top-class Grandmaster games?
The London Chess Classic is a chess festival held at the Olympia Conference Centre, West Kensington, London. The flagship event is a strong invitational tournament between some of the world's top grandmasters.
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A special feature of the London Chess Classic is its impressive range of Festival events — which appeal to chess players and fans at all levels. With free entry to female players and the Under 25s, the event organiser, UK charity Chess in Schools and Communities, has led the way for years in welcoming new players to the game.
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The London Chess Classic is the final stage of the Grand Chess Tour and is taking place at Google HQ in London, for the semi-final, and then at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington for the final, from 11-17 December. The matches consist of eight games, two classical (worth 6 points), two rapid (4 points) and four blitz (2 points).
London Chess Classic 2018. Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 18, 2018. 4. All Rounds Round 17 Round 16 Round 15 Round 14 Round 13 Round 12 Round 11 Round 10 Round 09 Round 08 Round 07 Round 06 Round 05 Round 04 Round 03 Round 02 Round 01. Size:
Round 8 of the London Chess Classic was relatively quiet. The most exciting game was Veselin Topalov vs Vishy Anand, in which Anand came up with a stunning novelty and later profited from a blunder by Topalov to score the only win of the round. Wesley So will be happy about the quiet round.
The exciting finale of the Grand Chess Tour being fought out at the London Chess Classic, in a knockout format for the first time and with $300,000 at stake. The semi-final battles, which will feature the 4 top players from the Grand Chess Tour qualifying events in Paris, Leuven and St. Louis, will be hosted by the pioneering artificial intelligence company, DeepMind, at Google’s London headquarters.
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