London Chess Classic 2015

Our good players

The Downend & Fishponds representatives at the Classic.

Grant, Shaun, Toby and Tom went to the London Chess Classic at the weekend and took part in a number of events. There was the weekend U120 section in which Grant, Shaun and Thomas were involved, and the Junior Rapidplay in which Toby played.

Toby and Nakamura

One of the sharpest players in the world meets Nakamura.

In the U120 our players performed well, with all three scoring at least 50% and finishing in the top half of the 83 participants:

20=Grant Daly3/5
20=Shaun Walsh3/5
32=Thomas Carter2½/5

Toby and Anand

Anand looks for some opening inspiration for his game against Carlsen.

Toby also had a strong performance in the Junior Rapidplay finishing joint 14th out of 63 with an excellent 3/5:

14=Toby Kan3/5

Giant Chess

The team putting together a proposal to get some new sets for the club.

Toby and Carlsen

World Champion Magnus Carlsen.

Full U120 Results

Full Junior Rapidplay Results

Michael Meadows