Tag Archives: LCC

Game of the Month: January 2013

Game of the Month: January 2013

Posted on 1st January 2013

The January 2013 Game of the Month from the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, is a Ruy Lopez game featuring a d3 Anti-Marshall variation between Luke McShane and Levon Aronian from round four of the …

London Chess Classic (9)

London Chess Classic (9)

Posted on 10th December 2012

Three draws out of four but games full of interest? You bet! Last round at Olympia: Adams draw Kramnik, Ruy Lopez/Berlin; Carlsen draw Anand, Ruy Lopez/Berlin; Polgar draw Aronian, Ruy Lopez/Marshall 12.d3; Nakamura 1-0 McShane, …

London Chess Classic (8)

London Chess Classic (8)

Posted on 9th December 2012

A poor round for the English all of whom fought bravely. McShane blundered 29 Ra3?, Adams was unable to make an extra pawn count on the queenside and Jones was never going to holdback Kramnik’s …

London Chess Classic (7)

London Chess Classic (7)

Posted on 8th December 2012

All four games were drawn today at Olympia, your Aged Editor spectating from the front row, whisky truffle chocolate and scruffy rucksack in hand. Curled microphones were swan neckedly obscuring the eight players (Kramnik, of …

London Chess Classic (6) Adams shines

London Chess Classic (6) Adams shines

Posted on 7th December 2012

A great day for the English (“about time!” shouts a patriot) here in Olympia with several games beginning 1.c4 and Michael Adams beating the reigning World Champ, Vishy Anand. Carlsen 1-0 Polgar, Symmetrical English; Anand …