In just under four weeks’ time the London Chess Classic takes place at the Olympia Conference Centre, from 9 to 18 December. The nine-round FIDE Open promises to be extremely strong, with 34 Grandmasters amongst the 198 entrants (to date).
There are several other events, including a ten-round ‘Super Rapidplay’ over the second weekend, with 263 (!) entrants, and six graded sections over the three-day weekend, 9 – 11 December.
To view details of all the events, click here.
The London Chess Conference is also taking place, from 10 to 12 December. This is being held at the nearby Hilton Kensington Olympia on the topic ‘The Didactics of Chess’. Registration for all three days costs £250, with cheaper one-day options.