London Chess Classic - Open

Bates, Richard A vs. Safarli, Eltaj

The London Chess Classic FIDE Open is a 9-round Swiss open taking place alongside the London Chess Classic in the Hilton London Olympia and Olympia Conference Centre from 9-16 December. The first prize is £7,500. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. Official website: www.londonchessclassic.com