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7th London Chess Classic 2015 (6)

Grischuk beats Anand in the only decisive game of London Round 6

Alexander Grischuk defeated former World Champion Viswanathan Anand in the final game to finish of Lonodon Chess Classic Round 6. With that win Grischuk is tied for first with three other players.

Earlier Michael Adams escaped a much worse, if not lost position against Veselin Topalov for whom nothing has gone right.

Vachier-Lagrave vs Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri vs Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura against Levon Aronian were all drawn too.

Round 6 Standings: Nakamura, Grischuk, Vachier-Lagrave, Giri 3.5pts, Aronian, Carlsen, Caruana, Adams 3pts, Anand 2.5pts, Topalov 1.5pts.

Round 7 Pairings Friday 11th Dec 2015 4pm: Caruana-Giri, Anand-Vachier-Lagrave, Adams-Grischuk, Aronian-Topalov and Carlsen-Nakamura.

7th London Classic 2015 London (ENG), 3-14 xii 2015 cat. XXII (2785)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2793 * ½ ½ . ½ . ½ ½ 1 . 2828
2. Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2750 ½ * ½ ½ . . ½ . 1 ½ 2845
3. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2765 ½ ½ * ½ . ½ ½ . . 1 2850
4. Giri, Anish g NED 2778 . ½ ½ * ½ ½ . ½ . 1 2839
5. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2781 ½ . . ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ . 3 2792
6. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2850 . . ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ . 3 2776
7. Caruana, Fabiano g USA 2787 ½ ½ ½ . ½ ½ * . . ½ 3 2790
8. Adams, Michael g ENG 2744 ½ . . ½ ½ ½ . * ½ ½ 3 2801
9. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2803 0 0 . . ½ ½ . ½ * 1 2729
10. Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2803 . ½ 0 0 . . ½ ½ 0 * 2578
Round 6 (December 10, 2015)
Nakamura, Hikaru - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 41 E06 Catalan
Grischuk, Alexander - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 54 A20 English Opening
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 30 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Giri, Anish - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 53 C91 Ruy Lopez
Topalov, Veselin - Adams, Michael ½-½ 47 D37 QGD 5.Bf4

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