London Chess Classic 2013 at Olympia

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The London Chess Classic is Britain's biggest annual chess tournament, the flagship event of charity Chess in Schools and Communities, which will feature 16 of the world's fastest, smartest players.

The 2013 edition of the tournament, will again take place at the Olympia Conference Centre, and has undergone an exciting format change with the world’s elite competing at Rapid Chess for the €50,000 first prize.

Among the contenders for the ‘Super Sixteen’ title will be current World Champion Vishy Anand from India, former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik from Russia and former British World Title Challenger Nigel Short, as well as Britain’s number one Michael Adams who has recently broken into the world’s top 10, and the world’s finest ever female player Judit Polgar.

Venue Details & Map


Hammersmith Road
W14 8UX
+44 (0)20 8943 5000
Public transport:
London Overground to Kensington (Olympia), one stop from Shepherd's Bush (Central Line) or West Brompton (District Line).
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

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