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London Chess Classic 2018 at Olympia London

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The biggest chess tournament ever held in Britain will see four Grand Chess Tour finalists competing live on stage. The main event is between the following super-Grandmasters: Fabiano Caruana, world #2, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), world #5, Levon Aronian (Armenia), world #6 and Hikaru Nakamura (United States), world #14. Every game will be broadcasted live online the website and YouTube channel with expert commentary from top Grandmasters, plus an invitational knockout tournament for eight leading British players. There will also be a nine-round FIDE Open, 5-Day Classic and Weekend Classic tournaments. On top of all this, there will be free activities open to all schools that includes lessons from chess masters, exhibitions and tournaments.

Venue Details & Map

Olympia London

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).

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