It will be a Rapid Blast, with 14 of the best players in the world and two wild-cards coming from the London FIDE Open. This year the London traditional Tournament is going to be played with a Rapid Time Control, which will make it a fast 'n furious race, with many stars ready to fight.
Here is the list of participants. There will be two more: the leaders of the FIDE Open after Round 4.
Photos from the Official website.
ICC will follow this interesting end-of-the-year tournament with the live games and a Game Of The Day service, where our GMs show the best games of the day, in a daily round-recap video.
ICC will also relay the LOndon FIDE Open, starting Saturday December the 7th.
Stay tuned, and live the London Chess Classic in ICC!
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