Chess in Schools and Communities is proud to announce that the London Chess Classic will return to the capital this December for its thirteenth edition. The London Chess Classic will be a ten-player all-play-all with nine Super Grandmasters, including the rising star of Indian chess, Dommaraju Gukesh, and the American Hans Niemann, whose sensational victory over the then world champion Magnus Carlsen sent the chess world into turmoil. The event takes place in central London from Friday 1st December to Sunday 10th December. The tournament is not open to the public, but all the action will be broadcast live online at londonchessclassic.com.
Prize Fund: 1st £15,000, 2nd £10,000, 3rd £7,500, 4th £6,000
Time Control: 40 moves in 90 minutes + 30 minutes for the remainder of the game, with a 30 second increment from move 1.
|Friday 1st December||Round 1||2pm start|
|Saturday 2nd December||Round 2||2pm start|
|Sunday 3rd December||Round 3||2pm start|
|Monday 4th December||Round 4||2pm start|
|Monday 4th December||Xmas Party||7pm start|
|Tuesday 5th December||Round 5||2pm start|
|Wednesday 6th December||Rest Day||No Play|
|Thursday 7th December||Round 6||2pm start|
|Friday 8th December||Round 7||2pm start|
|Saturday 9th December||Round 8||2pm start|
|Sunday 10th December||Round 9||2pm start|
|Monday 11th December||Probiz Cup||10.30am start|