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Adhiban Analyzes games from the London Chess Classic

by Aditya Pai - 04/12/2017

Catch up with all the action of the London Chess Classic with the one and only, GM Adhiban Baskaran! Round two onwards, Adhiban will be analyzing all of the games from the London Chess Classic for our readers. So all you've got to do is tune in to our website a day after the round concludes and find Adhiban's insights right there! Here's his analysis on the games of round two!  

Adhiban Baskaran is known to be one of the most jovial personalities of the contemporary Indian chess scene. His chess achievements need no introduction. Rated 2655 currently, Adhiban has represented India at several Olympiads and has been the World U-16 Champion back in 2008. His most known recent success was at the Tata Steel Masters tournament where he finished third with a score of 7.5/13, beating players like Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Sergey Karjakin, Richard Rapport etc.

Adhiban featured on the cover of New in Chess!

But besides being the fifth strongest Grandmaster in the country by rating, he's a passionate aficionado who would love to share his insights with our readers. And what could be a better opportunity to do this than during the London Chess Classic, a tournament where the Indian chess legend, Viswanathan Anand will be taking on some of the very best in the world! So round 2 onwards, Adhiban will be annotating not only Anand's games but all the games of the round for our readers. Do join in and savour the insights!

Viswanathan Anand vs. Michael Adams

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs. Hikaru Nakamura

Wesley So vs. Ian Nepomniachtchi

Sergey Karjakin vs. Magnus Carlsen

Fabiano Caruana vs. Levon Aronian

Our Coverage of the London Chess Classic


London Chess Classic 01: Anand surprises with an abrupt draw

London Chess Classic 02: Inspiring chess abounds, but a decisive result yet to be seen


लंदन क्लासिक 01:आनंद का नाकामुरा से रोमांचक ड्रॉ

लंदन क्लासिक 02 :सिर्फ ड्रॉ! आज कार्लसन V/S आनंद !

Coverage on Firstpost

London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand starts off with a draw after Hikaru Nakamura's overambitious play

London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand fails to carve out a win despite best efforts against Mickey Adams

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