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3rd London Chess Classic 2011 (Pairings)

Draw for London Chess Classic Pairings has been made

London Chess Classic 2011.

London Chess Classic 2011. |

The London Chess Classic pairings were drawn by the Chief Arbiter Albert Vasse and Tournament Director Malcolm Pein on the morning of Tuesday 29th November 2011. The event starts at 2pm GMT on Saturday 3rd December when the games will be Kramnik-Nakamura, Aronian-McShane, Carlsen-Howell, Adams-Anand and Nigel Short assists in the commentary room. Almost all the tournaments are now full or almost full up. There is a full calendar of special events including on the rest day Wednesday 7th December including John Nunn on astronomy, Nick Murphy's ChessBase workshop and a showing of Bobby Fischer against the World. List of Special Event. See full list of pairings below.

3rd London Chess Classic Sat 3rd Dec - Mon 12th Dec 2011
Pairing schedule
Round 1: December 3rd 2011 14.00
Vladimir Kramnik-Hikaru Nakamura
Levon Aronian-Luke McShane
Magnus Carlsen-David Howell
Michael Adams-Viswanathan Anand
Nigel Short-bye - assisting the commentary
Round 2: December 4th 2011 14.00
David Howell-Michael Adams
Luke McShane-Magnus Carlsen
Hikaru Nakamura-Levon Aronian
Nigel Short-Vladimir Kramnik
Viswanathan Anand-bye - assisting the commentary
Round 3: December 5th 2011 14.00
Levon Aronian-Nigel Short
Magnus Carlsen-Hikaru Nakamura
Michael Adams-Luke McShane
Viswanathan Anand-David Howell
Vladimir Kramnik-bye - assisting the commentary
Round 4: December 6th starting at 16.00
Magnus Carlsen-Vladimir Kramnik
Michael Adams-Nigel Short
Viswanathan Anand-Hikaru Nakamura
David Howell-Luke McShane
Levon Aronian-bye - assisting the commentary
Rest day: December 7th
Round 5: December 8th 2011 14.00
Hikaru Nakamura-David Howell
Nigel Short-Viswanathan Anand
Vladimir Kramnik-Michael Adams
Levon Aronian-Magnus Carlsen
Luke McShane-bye - assisting the commentary
Round 6: December 9th 2011 14.00
Michael Adams-Levon Aronian
Viswanathan Anand-Vladimir Kramnik
David Howell-Nigel Short
Luke McShane-Hikaru Nakamura
Magnus Carlsen-bye - assisting the commentary
Round 7: December 10th 2011 14.00
Nigel Short-Luke McShane
Vladimir Kramnik-David Howell
Levon Aronian-Viswanathan Anand
Magnus Carlsen-Michael Adams
Hikaru Nakamura-bye - assisting the commentary
Round 8: December 11th 2011 14.00
Viswanathan Anand-Magnus Carlsen
David Howell-Levon Aronian
Luke McShane-Vladimir Kramnik
Hikaru Nakamura-Nigel Short
Michael Adams-bye - assisting the commentary
Round 9: December 12th 11 12.00
Luke McShane-Viswanathan Anand
Hikaru Nakamura-Michael Adams
Nigel Short-Magnus Carlsen
Vladimir Kramnik-Levon Aronian
David Howell-bye - assisting the commentary

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