London Chess Classic 2023 standings, round 6 schedule, date, time, players, results, prize money, live stream

London Chess Classic 2023 standings, round 6 schedule, date, time, players, results, prize money, live stream

We examine the latest updates and standings from the 2023 London Chess Classic, which saw Gukesh settle for a draw against Michael Adams in his Round 5 tie

In the London Chess Classic’s fifth round, Michael Adams remains the clear leader, securing his position as the sole frontrunner with one decisive outcome. As the tournament heads into a rest day, Adams maintains a half-point advantage over four players, which includes Mateusz Bartel—the sole participant to secure a full point on Tuesday. In the recent round, Adams faced Gukesh, obtained a highly favorable position, and opted for a draw by repetition while still in control.

London Chess Classic 2023 standings, round 6 schedule, date, time, players, results, prize money, live stream telecast

London Chess Classic 2023

2023 London Chess Classic latest results, round 6 schedule, date, venue, format, & best performers

In round five of the 2023 London Chess Classic, GM Mateusz Bartel secured a victory over IM Shreyas Royal, propelling himself into a four-way tie for second place. GM Michael Adams, maintaining a half-point lead, continues as the sole leader. However, Adams missed a significant opportunity to assert dominance in the competition by opting for a draw instead of capitalizing on a two-pawn advantage against the tournament favorite GM Gukesh Dommaraju.

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GM Jules Moussard aimed for a third consecutive victory, while GM Andrei Volokitin sought to end a two-game losing streak. The intense draw ultimately halted both players’ streaks. Nikita Vitiugov initially held an advantage with the black pieces in his match against Luke McShane, but by the end, Luke McShane seemed to have gained control. Despite this shift in momentum, the game concluded in a draw.

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It is confirmed that the event will offer a total prize fund of £38,500. Meanwhile, the winner of this competition will bag £15,000.

London Chess Classic 2023: latest results and standings

Rank Name Rating Points
1 Michael Adams 2670 3.5
2 Gukesh Dommaraju 2746 3
3 Jules Moussard 2639 3
4 Hans Moke Niemann 2659 3
5 Mateusz Bartel 2651 3
6 Amin Tabatabaei 2694 2.5
7 Nikita Vitiugov 2712 2
8 Andrei Volokitin 2660 2
9 Luke McShane 2626 1.5
10 Shreyas Royal 2404 1.5

When & Where to watch: live stream & telecast

Chess enthusiasts can watch the 2023 London Chess Classic live stream on chess.com. The Round 6 matches of the tournament are scheduled to take place on Thursday, starting at 7:45 PM IST. The London Chess Classic features a 10-player round-robin tournament employing a time control of 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the remainder of the game, and a 30-second increment for each move.

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