Garry Kasparov Vs 13-Year-Old Magnus Carlsen – King’s Indian Defense (Video)

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With the white pieces, Kasparov employs a somewhat strange move order from the English Opening that becomes the white side of a King’s Indian Defense. Carlsen chooses the sharp Gligoric System with 7. …exd4, 8. …c6, and 9. …Re8 — to which Kasparov responds with the Taimanov Variation with 10. Bf2, 11. exd5, and 12. c5 — leading to a very double-edged position in which black must play very actively to maintain the balance due to his long-term positional disadvantage with the weak, isolated d5 pawn. After 17. Rad1, black’s position is visibly difficult as he lacks coordination and his previous activity now looks very superficial. With 22. d7! Kasparov blasts open the position and forces the win of substantial material — leading to Carlsen’s resignation down a piece on 32. Re3

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Norway’s Magnus Carlsen Is New Chess World Champion


Norway’s Magnus Carlsen smiles at a news conference after clinching the FIDE World Chess Championship Friday in Chennai, India, on Friday

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen Is New Chess World Champion (NPR, Nov 22, 2013):

In Norway, it’s “Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, all of the great days” rolled into one: That’s because 22-year-old Magnus Carlsen has beaten the defending champion, India’s Viswanathan Anand, to be crowned chess world champion.

The world No. 1’s victory Friday over Anand, the world No. 8 and an Indian fan favorite, came after 10 games in Chennai, India. Carlsen won three and drew seven, and earned the highest rating of all time with the 6.5-3.5 win.

2013 World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen vs Vishy Anand – Game 10 (Video)


YouTube Added: Nov 22, 2013

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This is a game 10 review of the much anticipated 2013 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand of India, and the challenger 22-year-old chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen of Norway. Anand has 3 points and Carlsen has 6 points going into game 10.

2013 World Chess Championship: Vishy Anand vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 9 (Video)


YouTube Added: Nov 21, 2013

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This is a game 9 review of the much anticipated 2013 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand of India, and the challenger 22-year-old chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen of Norway. Anand has 3 points and Carlsen has 5 points going into game 9.

2013 World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen vs Vishy Anand – Game 8 (Video)


YouTube Added: Nov 19, 2013

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This is a game 8 review of the much anticipated 2013 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand of India, and the challenger 22-year-old chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen of Norway. Anand has 2.5 points and Carlsen has 4.5 points going into game 8.

2013 World Chess Championship: Vishy Anand vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 7 (Video)


YouTube Added: Nov 18, 2013

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This is a game 7 review of the much anticipated 2013 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand of India, and the challenger 22-year-old chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen of Norway. Anand has 2 points and Carlsen has 4 points going into game 7.

2013 World Chess Championship: Vishy Anand vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 6 (Video)


YouTube Added: Nov 16, 2013

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This is a game 6 review of the much anticipated 2013 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand of India, and the challenger 22-year-old chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen of Norway. Anand has 2 points and Carlsen has 3 points going into game 6.

2013 World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen vs Vishy Anand – Game 5 (Video)

45. … Rc1+??

Instead 45. … Ra1 and the position is about equal.



YouTube Added: Nov 15, 2013

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This is a game 5 review of the much anticipated 2013 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand of India, and the challenger 22-year-old chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen of Norway. Anand has 2 points and Carlsen has 2 points going into game 5.