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Less Than Classic Performance in London

The LCC has established itself very quickly and was as usual well organized. The addition of an extra player proving an inspired decision, as well as evening up the colours, the concept of having the player not playing that day involved with the commentary proved very popular both with spectators at the venue and large numbers of internet followers.

Even now with some distance from the debacle, it’s hard to explain exactly what went wrong during the chess, I don’t remember such a total wipeout for a long time. The opening positions in my 5 losses should have been quite playable but I made far too many errors thereafter.

I hope things will improve in the New Year!

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Michael Adams • January 7

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  1. duncan burbidge January 9 - 09:30 Reply

    surviving? not if you’re world class. there’re times you have to to be unhappy with your performance and this was obviously one. whatcha going to change chief?

  2. Philip Lochhead January 8 - 18:32 Reply

    You cannot win them all. In a tournament like the London Chess Classic just surviving is a great achievement.

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