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🏆 London Chess Classic (2016)

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The London Chess Classic, held from December 9th to 18th at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, London, was the fourth and final leg of the Grand Chess Tour 2016. The format was a ten-player round-robin including eight of the current top ten players in the world. The field featured Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri, Vladimir Kramnik, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, Veselin Topalov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and wild card Mickey Adams. ... [more]

Player: Michael Adams

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Aronian vs Adams 1-0412016London Chess ClassicC53 Giuoco Piano
2. W So vs Adams 1-0402016London Chess ClassicE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
3. Adams vs A Giri ½-½622016London Chess ClassicB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
4. Anand vs Adams ½-½322016London Chess ClassicC53 Giuoco Piano
5. Adams vs Topalov 1-0332016London Chess ClassicC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
6. Kramnik vs Adams ½-½392016London Chess ClassicD05 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Adams vs Caruana ½-½462016London Chess ClassicA37 English, Symmetrical
8. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Adams ½-½532016London Chess ClassicC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
9. Adams vs Nakamura ½-½302016London Chess ClassicC67 Ruy Lopez
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Dec-25-16  Nina Myers: So drawing jokes aren't funny? Think again!
Dec-25-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: <morfishine: <not not> Your jokes about Giri drawing are not funny, never were funny and never will be funny Obnoxious yes, funny no>

The jury is till out.

It may be a split decission .

Merry Christmas to all.

Dec-25-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  tuttifrutty: <perfidious: Incurable and annoying idiocy from <tolengoof>'s latest incarnation is more what I had in mind.>

Your mind???? Hmmmmm, the world would be a better place without it.

Dec-25-16  activechess55:

Agreed. These draw-jokes aren't funny. Because they're HALF-funny!

Dec-25-16  KabutoKoji: Why is there no mention of this tournament on the FIDE website? hmmmmmm
Dec-25-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Jambow: <What a good reply dear <Jambow>, and now I see very well your point, indeed I appreciate that. You know, simply I'm just another friend of you>

Thank you and welcome friend, can't have enough of those.

Dec-26-16  chessalem: <Wesley to reach 3OOO >

That's just half of the journey- that day would be when he reach calvary.

he will be crucified- that's 3100...

only to rise again- that's the day when he'll top Stockfish, Komodo and Houdini in a tourney.

He's had a lot of time ..he's only 23..give him seven more years to fulfill his destiny.

Dec-26-16  chessalem: wow! nice avatar tuttifrutty!
Dec-26-16  frogbert: <perfidious>: in order for «rating inflation» to continue, the number of players in the rating pool need to continue increasing. Have you watched the number of 2700+ players the last 2-3 years?
Dec-26-16  chessalem: <Wesley to reach 3OOO ( or even 2900)>

https://ratings.fide.com/calculator...

Wesley needs to win 25 more games against players above 2750 ...

drawing against these players would only delay and stall but would not prevent the inevitable.

Dec-26-16  cream: <<Wesley to reach 3OOO ( or even 2900)>

https://ratings.fide.com/calculator...

Wesley needs to win 25 more games against players above 2750 ...

drawing against these players would only delay and stall but would not prevent the inevitable.>

I agree, Wesley is just "feeling" how these players react to his engine like moves, soon he will make them his favorite snacks.

Dec-26-16  cream: <in order for «rating inflation» to continue, the number of players in the rating pool need to continue increasing. Have you watched the number of 2700+ players the last 2-3 years?>

There is no rating inflation.

Dec-26-16  frogbert: There has been notable <systemic> rating inflation, but much less than people using flawed methods have reported (reports that have been endlessly repeated by people who follow leaders instead of watching their parkin' meters).

Merry Christmas!

Dec-26-16  Clemens Scheitz: No inflation, little inflation, some inflation, lots of inflation,...take your pick, but a human reaching 3000 at the end of 2018 ...I don't think so.
Dec-26-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  john barleycorn: <Clemens Scheitz: No inflation, little inflation, some inflation, lots of inflation,...take your pick, but a human reaching 3000 at the end of 2018 ...I don't think so.>

The talk is not about a human but "the chess messiah"

Dec-26-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  tuttifrutty: <wow! nice avatar tuttifrutty!>

Thanks, my avatar is symbolic to the great toktorook we all witnessed the expose' of a wannabe journalist aka coffee maker/xerox copy machine expert.

<Look out, all. During the next Holiday Present Hunt, we may be called upon to remember the moment when twenty-one equaled (22).>

Least I be mistaken, I remember the time when I wasn't the one who begged for lose change on his journey to spread moral intelligence....and quest for truth...

Don't let the cat starve to death...remember, there are humane societies in every exit on Highway 5 and 101. :-)

< frogbert: in order for «rating inflation» to continue, the number of players in the rating pool need to continue increasing. Have you watched the number of 2700+ players the last 2-3 years?>

Nope...I told you all along, there's no rating inflation.

Dec-26-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  john barleycorn: <tuttifrutty: <wow! nice avatar tuttifrutty!>

Thanks, my avatar is symbolic to the great toktorook we all witnessed the expose' of a wannabe journalist aka coffee maker/xerox copy machine expert.

<Look out, all. During the next Holiday Present Hunt, we may be called upon to remember the moment when twenty-one equaled (22).>

Least I be mistaken, I remember the time when I wasn't the one who begged for lose change on his journey to spread moral intelligence....and quest for truth...>

Never mind what the others say. For me you are definitely in the upper 95% of the posters here. Not like the magniloquent but useless journalist.

Dec-26-16  not not: Giri jokes ain't funny.

Giri wining - that's funny!

Dec-26-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  john barleycorn: <not not: Giri jokes ain't funny. >

Jokes???? It is the truth told.

Dec-29-16  pajaste: Chess repoter:"Too bad there are no spectacular draws, you'd be featured regularly!" A.Giri:"Well, that depends entirely of your half a point of view".
Dec-29-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  WorstPlayerEver: "Chess doesn't play a decisive role in my life."
Dec-30-16  not not: Check.. And perpetual!
Jan-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  bondll: <tutti-frutty> Least I be mistaken -> Lest I be mistaken
Jan-01-17  1971: <check..and perpetual> ahahaha
Jan-05-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Abdel Irada: ∞

<perfidious: Incurable and annoying idiocy from <tolengoof>'s latest incarnation is more what I had in mind.>

Which one? There are at least three of him in the room.

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