London Chess Classic, 8-15 Dec 2009,


Magnus Carlsen
Vladimir Kramnik
Hikaru Nakamura
Ni Hua
Michael Adams
Nigel Short
David Howell
Luke McShane

Prize fund: 100,000 Euros before tax. Need I say more?  Commentary every day live and games broadcast on the internet!


An internationally rated Open event of 9 rounds

A weekend tournament 12/13 December

A rapidplay tournament on the Sunday 13 December, half an hour each for the game

Blitz tournaments every evening in the foyer

A fantasic Junior event on the Saturday 12 December

Don't forget; Juniors Go Free! (not inc Blitz)

Please enter early to avoid disappointment at

Best wishes

Adam Raoof

English Chess Federation Director of Home Chess
FIDE International Organiser & Arbiter
328 Watford Way
Hendon, London NW4 4UY

The London Chess Classic! 8-15 December 2009

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