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December 8, 2014
GMs Nakamura and Giri

US #1 Hikaru Nakamura blazed through the London Super Rapidplay to score 9.5/10 including victories over four of his opponents in the upcoming London Chess Classic: World #2 Fabiano Caruana, former World Champion Vishy Anand and GMs Mickey Adams (#15 in the World, #1 in the UK) and Anish Giri (#7). 

GM Daniel Naroditsky drew with former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik in the rapidplay. Kramnik will join the aforementioned top GMs in the classical event, a single round-robin which begins on Wednesday. 

CLO editor Jen Shahade hosted the English Girls Championship and gave a talk on math, chess and education at a concurrent conference. 

Find further information on the event, including photos and livestream links at londonchessclassic.com