ANAND WINS LONDON CHESS CLASSIC 2014

December 15, 2014

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Viswanathan Anand Anand won the 6th London Chess Classic on tie-break from Vladimir Kramnik and Anish Giri after defeating Michael Adams with the black pieces in the final round on Sunday.

Final scores in tie-break order: 1 Anand 7, 2 Kramnik 7, 3 Giri 7, 4 Nakamura 6, 5 Adams 4, 6 Caruana 4.Vishy Anand has won the London Chess Classic Super-Six Tournament ahead of Vladimir Kramnik and Anish Giri on tiebreak.

Anand

Final crosstable:

No. Title Name Fed. Rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total
1 GM Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 x 1 1 1 3 1 7
2 GM Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 1 x 1 3 1 1 7
3 GM Giri, Anish NED 2768 1 1 x 1 3 1 7
4 GM Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 1 0 1 x 3 1 6
5 GM Adams, Michael ENG 2745 0 1 0 0 x 3 4
6 GM Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 1 1 1 1 0 x 4

The 6th London Chess Classic was organized by the Chess in Schools and Communities and it was held from 6th to 14th December, 2014 at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, London.

The festival consisted of several events, of which the main was the London Chess Classic, The ‘Super Six’ were the World Top Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Viswanathan Anand, Anish Giri, Hikaru Nakamura, Vladimir Kramnik and Michael Adams.

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Photos by Ray Morris-Hill

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