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Adhiban Analyzes: London Chess Classic Round 3

by Aditya Pai - 05/12/2017

We're back with the second instalment of Adhiban's analysis of the games from the London Chess Classic. Today, Adhiban analyzes two games from round 3: Levon Aronian vs Sergey Karjakin and Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Fabiano Caruana.

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.

GM Adhiban Baskaran | Photo: Lennart Ootes

As the London Chess Classic takes place in the Olympia Exhibition Centre in London, Adhiban will be analyzing select games from every round for our readers. On the menu today is Aronian's audacious attempt for victory against world championship challenger, Sergey Karjakin and the battle between Ian Nepomniachtchi and Fabiano Caruana. Let the chess feast begin!

Levon Aronian vs Sergey Karjakin

Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Fabiano Caruana


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

London Chess Classic 03: Draws and missed opportunities


लंदन क्लासिक 01:आनंद का नाकामुरा से रोमांचक ड्रॉ

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

लंदन क्लासिक 03 :आनंद नें नहीं उठाया फायदा !

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

London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand holds Magnus Carlsen; tournament yet to witness first decisive game

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