Drawing For London Chess Classic Done. Groups and Pairings For Stage 1

Время публикации: 05.12.2013 22:39 | Последнее обновление: 05.12.2013 22:42

The drawing for London Chess Classic, which is a rapid competition this year, has been done. 16 participants are divide into 4 groups, two from each will qualify in a round-robin, then eight players will continue fight in knock-out. Time control is 25+10.

The drawing:

The drawing for the round-robin is also known.

The participants (in decending order of rapid-rating):

Hikaru NAKAMURA
Vishy ANAND
Peter SVIDLER
Fabiano CARUANA
Vladimir KRAMNIK
Michael ADAMS
Boris GELFAND
Nigel SHORT
Luke McSHANE
Judit POLGAR
David HOWELL
Matthew SADLER
Gawain JONES
Jonathan ROWSON
also two players qualified from the open tournament which starts several days before the event. They are marked as Qualifier 1 and Qualifier 2.


  


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