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🏆 London Chess Classic Open (2016) Chess Event Description
The 8th London Chess Classic Open was played in the Olympia Conference Centre, Kensington, London 9-16 December 2016. There was no rest day, and rounds 2 & 3 were played on the same day (10 December). Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, with 30 seconds added per move from move one. The first prize was £7,500. Chief organizer: Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC). Tournament director and chief arbiter: Alex Holowczak. ... [more]

Player: Philip J Makepeace

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Makepeace vs F Handke  0-1272016London Chess Classic OpenD94 Grunfeld
2. Mohammed Islam vs P Makepeace 0-1672016London Chess Classic OpenD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. P Makepeace vs M Lercel  ½-½552016London Chess Classic OpenE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
4. J Richardson vs P Makepeace  1-0472016London Chess Classic OpenB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
5. P Makepeace vs Andrew Newton  ½-½282016London Chess Classic OpenC01 French, Exchange
6. Tawin Matthew Nunbhakdi vs P Makepeace  0-1402016London Chess Classic OpenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. A Hill vs P Makepeace  1-0812016London Chess Classic OpenA12 English with b3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-16-16  offramp: Hebden, Flear, Arkell ... The great old names...

<I have had playmates, I have had companions,
In my days of childhood, in my joyful schooldays,
All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.

I have been laughing, I have been carousing,
Drinking late, sitting late, with my bosom cronies,
All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.>

Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: <offramp> Quite. Somewhat to my surprise, I've never played a tournament game vs Hebden, Flear or Arkell ... though I've played in tournaments alongside all three of them.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Domdaniel: <When you grow tired
Of the friends you make
Never ever turn your back on them
Say they were the best of times
You ever had
The very best of times
With the thoughtless kind.

We dress conservatively
At the best of times
Prefer the shadows
To the bright lights in the eyes...>

John Cale

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Flear (38th) and Arkell (47th) disappared from the CG list after I edited the standings.

Sorry about that.

Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: I'm just happy to know that they're still alive.

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