Thursday, 8 November 2012

London Chess Classic: Pairings Announced

The round-by-round pairings for the London Chess Classic have been announced.

Round 1, to be played on Saturday 1 December, sees World No.1 Magnus Carlsen take on England's No.1, Luke McShane. Luke has the white pieces.

Luke McShane
Gawain Jones makes his Classic debut with white against Michael Adams and defending champion Vladimir Kramnik is paired with Judit Polgar.

Vladimir Kramnik
Lev Aronian has the white pieces against Hikaru Nakamura and World Champion Vishy Anand has the first round bye.

Vishy Anand
The full pairings can be found here.

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