Tag Archives: Kramnik

London Chess Classic in pictures

London Chess Classic in pictures

Posted on 29th December 2013

British Chess Magazine (together with our erstwhile staff photographer) visited the Fifth London Chess Classic, Olympia, London for the final day. Our thanks go to Malcolm Pein, John Henderson, Nevil Chan and their helpers for …

London Candidates (12)

London Candidates (12)

Posted on 29th March 2013

Having been ahead from the beginning the favourite lost today as did the number two seed, Aronian. This leaves the former World Champion, Russian Vlad Kramnik, ahead of a tired and nervous pack. And how …

London Candidates (8)

London Candidates (8)

Posted on 24th March 2013

A round of great excitement. Kramnik, ex-World Champion, and ‘safe pair of hands’, won his first game. Ivanchuk lost on time! And poor Radjabov complained “Nothing worked out!” M Carlsen (5) draw L Aronian (5), …

London Candidates (6)

London Candidates (6)

Posted on 21st March 2013

All the wins were with the Black pieces. Is this a rare event or what?? Magnus Carlsen was the first to score the full point at the FIDE Candidates this evening but he was eventually …

London Candidates (5)

London Candidates (5)

Posted on 20th March 2013

V Ivanchuk (1) draw M Carlsen (3), Gruenfeld 4.Bf4 P Svidler (2.5) draw B Gelfand (1), Gruenfled 5.Bd2 V Kramnik (2) draw L Aronian (3), English A Grischuk (1.5) draw T Radjabov (2), QGD, 5.Bf4. …