Monthly archives: December, 2010

London Chess Classic Cross Table

London Chess Classic 2010 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Score* 1 Magnus Carlsen 2802 * L L W W D W W 13/21 2 Viswanathan Anand 2804 D * W D D D D W 11/21 3 Luke McShane 2645 W D * D D D D W 11/21 4 Hikaru Nakamura…


Simpson’s Simul Swindle

One of the nice touches at the London Classic is the simultaneous display that accompanies the closing dinner: all the participants give a tandem simul making one move each in turn which leads to a happy kind of chaos. The event is quite competitive as several of the boards (each having 4 players consulting) have…


London Chess Classic

We’re now past the rest day in the London Classic and coming into the home stretch. Pretty open field so a lot to play for!


Bundesliga 2010-11: Rounds 1-4, 7

Bundesliga Round 1, Saturday 9th October 2010 SG Solingen OSG Baden-Baden (W) Chanda Sandipan 2641 1/2 – 1/2 Peter Svidler 2731 (B) Jan Werle 2574 0 – 1 Sergei Movsesian 2723 (W) Predrag Nikolic 2597 1/2 – 1/2 Etienne Bacrot 2716 (B) Markus Ragger 2628 1/2 – 1/2 Michael Adams 2728 (W) Romain Edouard 2636…