Carlsen Loses Twice, But No longer Without Some MAJOR Fireworks | Lindores Abbey Quick Challenge

Carlsen Loses Twice, But No longer Without Some MAJOR Fireworks | Lindores Abbey Quick Challenge

Am 21.05.2020 veröffentlichtJoin IM Levy Rozman (@GothamChess) as he breaks down two of World Champion Magnus Carlsen’s chess games from the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge! In round 5 Magus Carlsen faced off against GM Yu Yangyi in what turned out to be a WILD game. Carlsen played 6.a5 which was almost never gets played. The…

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Carlsen, Lagno Winners Steinitz Memorial

Carlsen, Lagno Winners Steinitz Memorial

The FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial, an online blitz tournament held over the weekend, was clinched by the two reigning world blitz champions. Magnus Carlsen won the men’s event with a round to spare while the women’s section was won by Kateryna Lagno. Sunday afternoon started with the six final rounds of the women’s tournament. GM Alexandra Kosteniuk’s domination was short-lived as…

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Magnus Carlsen Invitational: Carlsen beats Nakamura to ranking first prize

Magnus Carlsen Invitational: Carlsen beats Nakamura to ranking first prize

by Carlos Alberto Colodro 5/4/2020 – The first Magnus Carlsen Invitational was won by none other than world champion Magnus Carlsen. The Norwegian defeated Hikaru Nakamura 2½:1½ in a closely disputed final match. The confrontation was highly technical, as all the games went relatively deep into the endgame. Nakamura almost tied the score in the…

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Magnus Carlsen Invitational: Nakamura knocks out Caruana

Magnus Carlsen Invitational: Nakamura knocks out Caruana

by Carlos Alberto Colodro 5/2/2020 – Hikaru Nakamura is the first finalist of the Magnus Carlsen Invitational. The American defeated his compatriot Fabiano Caruana 4:2 after drawing in the four-game rapid section and winning both blitz tiebreakers. Nakamura will face either Carlsen or Ding Liren, who will play the other semi-final on Saturday. Round-up show…

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Magnus Carlsen Invitational: Nakamura in sole 2nd role

Ding wins in Armageddon The fight to reach the final-four knockout of the Magnus Carlsen Invitational has almost completely been narrowed down to six players. Carlsen and Nakamura are favourites to qualify, while Ding and Fabiano Caruana are leading the race to get the remaining two spots, with Nepomniachtchi and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave needing a couple…

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