Wesley So Leads London Chess Classic at the end of Round 2

It was another action-packed Round 2 in the London Chess Classic 2016, as 3 of the 5 matches were again decisive:[replay]

London Chess Classic 2016 Round 2 Results

So, Wesley1-0Adams, Michael
Anand, Viswanathan1-0Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime
Kramnik, Vladimir½-½Aronian, Levon
Giri, Anish½-½Nakamura, Hikaru
Topalov, Veselin0-1Caruana, Fabiano

Wesley So wins anew in Round 2 against England’s very own, Michael Adams. This two-in-a-row outstanding performance catapulted his Live Ratings to break the 2800 barrier for the first time:

Live Chess Ratings as of December 10, 2016

This is what Wesley So has to say on Facebook:

Wesley So on Facebook

Ranking after Round 2 follows:

London Chess Classic 2016 Ranking After Round 2

1So, WesleyUSA27942
2Anand, ViswanathanIND2779
3Caruana, FabianoUSA2823
4Kramnik, VladimirRUS2809
5Aronian, LevonARM2785
6Giri, AnishNED27711
7Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA2804½
8Nakamura, HikaruUSA2779½
9Topalov, VeselinBUL27600
10Adams, MichaelENG27480

Replay the Round 2 games below:[replay]

Replay all the games played so far in the London Chess Classic 2016.


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