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London Chess Classic (Group B) Tournament

Peter Svidler11(+3 -1 =2)[games]
Vladimir Kramnik9(+2 -1 =3)[games]
Matthew Sadler7(+1 -1 =4)[games]
Jonathan Rowson4(+1 -4 =1)[games] Chess Event Description
London Chess Classic (Group B) (2013)

Played in Kensington, London, England 11-13 December 2013. The two best players from each of four groups (A, B (Svidler and Kramnik), C, D) advanced to the London Chess Classic (Knockout) (2013). Official site:

See also London Chess Classic (Group A) (2013), London Chess Classic (Group C) (2013), London Chess Classic (Group D) (2013), and the London Chess Classic Open (2013).

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kramnik vs Svidler 1-0552013London Chess Classic (Group B)A04 Reti Opening
2. J Rowson vs Sadler  1-0552013London Chess Classic (Group B)E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
3. Kramnik vs J Rowson 1-0472013London Chess Classic (Group B)A07 King's Indian Attack
4. Svidler vs Sadler  ½-½262013London Chess Classic (Group B)C11 French
5. Sadler vs J Rowson 1-0592013London Chess Classic (Group B)E42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
6. Svidler vs Kramnik 1-0492013London Chess Classic (Group B)A00 Uncommon Opening
7. J Rowson vs Svidler 0-1442013London Chess Classic (Group B)A07 King's Indian Attack
8. Sadler vs Kramnik ½-½492013London Chess Classic (Group B)E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
9. Kramnik vs Sadler  ½-½392013London Chess Classic (Group B)D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Svidler vs J Rowson 1-0652013London Chess Classic (Group B)B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
11. J Rowson vs Kramnik  ½-½402013London Chess Classic (Group B)B01 Scandinavian
12. Sadler vs Svidler  ½-½442013London Chess Classic (Group B)D70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-12-13  notyetagm: First!
Dec-12-13  ketchuplover: Last!
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  whiteshark: Always!
Dec-12-13  Xenon Oxide: Not anymore.
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  Check It Out: Fine.
Dec-13-13  N0B0DY: Absolutely!
Dec-13-13  Strongest Force: Nice Swidler win over Rowson, even though time pressure helped.

Does each section winner get together in a quad?

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  LucB: First 2 spots move on.
Dec-13-13  Octavia: Rowson = Kramnik
Dec-14-13  positionalgenius: Is this a rapid tournament?
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  perfidious: Sure is.
Dec-16-13  N0B0DY: It's over.
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