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7th London Chess Classic tournament 2015


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London Chess Classic 2017 -- London Chess Classic 2016 -- 2014 -- 2013 -- 2012 -- 2011 -- 2010 -- 2009

3rd leg of Grand Chess Tour series. ( Other tournaments: Norway chess , Sinquefield Cup )

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Carlsen won the London Chess Classic and the Grand Chess Tour.



4th -13th December ,2015
London, UK
10 players
Round robin
Average rating: 2785
Time control: 120 mn / 40 moves +
60 mn + 30'sec/move from 41st move for the rest

Players

Magnus Carlsen NOR 2834
Veselin Topalov BUL 2803
Viswanathan Anand IND 2796
Hikaru Nakamura USA 2793
Levon Aronian ARM 2788

Fabiano Caruana USA 2787
Anish Giri NED 2784
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2773
Alexander Grischuk RUS 2747
Michael Adams ENG 2737




Playoff Final

Rapid 2 :Vachier-Lagrave - Carlsen: 0.5 - 0.5
Rapid 1 :Carlsen - Vachier-Lagrave: 1 - 0

Playoff semi final

Armageddon : Giri, Anish - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime: 0 - 1
Rapid 2 : Giri, Anish - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime: 0 - 1
Rapid 1 : Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Giri, Anish : 0 - 1

Rank PlayersCountry Points
1 Carlsen Magnus NOR 5.5
2 Giri Anish NED 5.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 5.5
4 Aronian Levon ARM 5
5 Grischuk Alexander RUS 4.5
6-7 Caruana Fabiano USA 4.5
6-7 Adams Michael ENG 4.5
8 Nakamura Hikaru USA 4
9 Viswanathan AnandIND 3.5
10 Topalov VeselinBUL 2.5















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Final Round ( 9 )

Adams, Michael - Caruana, Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian, Levon - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Anand, Viswanathan - Giri, Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
Carlsen, Magnus - Grischuk, Alexander : 1 - 0
Nakamura, Hikaru - Topalov, Veselin : 0.5 - 0.5
Round 8

Giri, Anish - Nakamura, Hikaru : 1 - 0
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Adams, Michael : 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk, Alexander - Aronian, Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Topalov, Veselin - Carlsen, Magnus : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana, Fabiano - Anand, Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5
Round 7

Caruana, Fabiano - Giri, Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
Adams, Michael - Grischuk, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Anand, Viswanathan - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime : 0 - 1
Carlsen, Magnus - Nakamura, Hikaru : 1 - 0
Aronian, Levon - Topalov, Veselin : 1 - 0
Round 6

Grischuk, Alexander - Anand, Viswanathan : 1 - 0
Nakamura, Hikaru - Aronian, Levon: 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Caruana, Fabian: 0.5 - 0.5
Giri, Anish - Carlsen, Magnus: 0.5 - 0.5
Topalov, Veselin - Adams, Michael : 0.5 - 0.5
Round 5

Caruana, Fabiano - Grischuk, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime- Giri, Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
Adams, Michael - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian, Levon - Carlsen, Magnus : 0.5 - 0.5
Anand, Viswanathan - Topalov, Veselin : 1 - 0
Round 4

Nakamura, Hikaru - Anand, Viswanathan : 1 - 0
Giri, Anish - Aronian, Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk, Alexander - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Carlsen, Magnus - Adams, Michael : 0.5 - 0.5
Topalov, Veselin - Caruana, Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
Round 3

Caruana, Fabiano - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk, Alexander - Giri, Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
Adams, Michael - Aronian, Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Anand, Viswanathan - Carlsen, Magnus : 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Topalov, Veselin : 1 - 0
Round 2

Aronian, Levon - Anand, Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5
Carlsen, Magnus - Caruana, Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
Giri, Anish - Adams, Michael : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura, Hikaru - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Topalov, Veselin - Grischuk, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Round 1

Topalov, Veselin - Giri, Anish : 0 - 1
Anand, Viswanathan - Adams, Michael : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana, Fabiano - Aronian, Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Carlsen, Magnus: 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk, Alexander - Nakamura, Hikaru: 0.5 - 0.5


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