London Chess Classic
The 6th London Chess Classic is a six player round-robin tournament from December 10-14 at the Olympia Conference Center, in London's Kensington district. The 'Super Six' will play 5 rounds for a prize fund of €90,000, with €50,000 going to the winner. Official site: www.londonchessclassic.com Players must make 40 moves in 1 hour 40 minutes, then all remaining moves in 50 minutes, with a 30 second increment throughout. 'Football' scoring will use used, with 3 points awarded for a win and 1 point for a draw. The Sofia-Corsica rules are in effect, so there will be no agreed draws without consent of the Chief Arbiter.