Is He The Chosen One? (part 2) || Carlsen vs Praggnanandhaa vs || Fide World Cup (2023)

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Carlsen, Magnus (2835) – Praggnanandhaa R (2690)
FIDE World Cup ( [66] 2023.08.23
C48 Four knights, Rubinstein counter-gambit, exchange variation

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5 Nd4 5.Nxd4 exd4 6.e5 dxc3 7.exf6 Qxf6 8.dxc3 Bc5 9.Qe2+ Qe6 10.Bf4 Qxe2+ 11.Kxe2 c6 12.Bd3 d5 13.c4 dxc4 14.Bxc4 Bf5 15.Rhd1 O-O 16.Bd3 Be6 17.Kf1 Rfe8 18.b3 Rad8 19.Re1 h6 20.Rad1 Kf8 21.f3 Bb4 22.Re4 Bc5 23.Rde1 Bd5 24.Rxe8+ Rxe8 25.Bf5 Rxe1+ 26.Kxe1 Ke7 27.c4 Be6 28.Bxe6 Kxe6 29.h3 h5 30.Ke2 g6

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The Chess World Cup 2023 is a 206-player single-elimination chess tournament that will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 30 July to 24 August 2023.[1] It will be the 10th edition of the Chess World Cup. The top three finishers in the tournament will qualify for the 2024 Candidates Tournament.[2][3]

The tournament will be held in parallel with the Women’s Chess World Cup 2023.

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  1. A person (Carlsen), who's fav. food is sweet and sour PORK (shit eating pig's meat). What more poison can get to such a person ??!! 🤔🤔💩💩

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  3. To be honest second game was not of level expected at this stage… Exchanging pieces in this way would definitely lead to a draw..
    Carlsen is sick n pragnnanandha is tired, is the only acceptable reason. Hoping for a better game tomorrow… All the best Prag

  4. Glad it didn't end under the circumstances, would have been a lousy way to win with an asterisk. In theory it could still flip the match outcome from what it would have been in another universe, but at least it will feel the same.

  5. Magnus can’t blame food poisoning. Health is his responsibility.

  6. The last Indian who won against a white man was the one who killed General Custer.

  7. I wish I could draw 2720's at will when I have food poisoning.

  8. Hi Agad,

    Are you considering on doing a Saga like the Karpov Saga? I really enjoyed those.

  9. India puts a craft on the moon costing them tens of billions while so many of the people live in traffic poverty.

  10. When an unstoppable force meets an immovable object.

  11. Agad we are missing some analysis from your side… I was thinking why the Queen was not taken with white Bishop… I’m not a pro player so help us to understand

  12. Pragg will play many future games of rapid with Nodirbek. Carlsen will have a hard time deciding who to root for. I am sorry but the OG wont be able to take especially Nodirbek on at rapid when he is 40 years old.

  13. Title needs Update, an Extra vs is there 🙂

  14. Magnus is so good he was able to choose an opening that he knew he'd draw by leading Pragg through every step. And Pragg is such a gentleman that he agreed to playing it out knowing exactly what Magnus was offering him. Very classy game from both of them. Good show gentlemen.

  15. Don't tell me I don't play openings like a professional

  16. Bb5 is Portuguese opening / vairation not Spanish 🙂 quite an underrated move btw.

  17. Really Magnus?? Looks LIke you obviously played for a draw with the white. The ex chapion played a cowards game.

  18. 4 out of 8 quarter finalist Indian. Surely Indian are dominating the world chess at the moment and even more in the future it seems with massive population in India and chess will only become more popular there.

  19. I can understand Magnus, classical chess is boring as hell to watch, must be boring to play as well.
    Lets just all move to rapid and blitz.

  20. Carlsen had 'food poisoning' in the same ways as every NBA or NFL player has 'the flu'. If you had 'food poisoning', you're not at the board, you're getting an ab workout.

  21. Pre-match expectation before watching: draw

  22. Magnus really enjoys playing with prag, these 2 games feel like legend nurturing future legends…

  23. After 3:48 is why bg4 from black side is not played as it leads to the variation where magnus have isolated pawn which can be easily targeted

  24. from the opening we were sure it would be exciting, but entering the middle we knew it was headed for a draw..

  25. Why did Prag did not check Cxd2 + vs. Qf6? Looks like he lost a tempo and a free pawn ?

  26. drinking too much alcohol also causes symptoms similar to food poisoning. Partying with dubov in secret?

  27. Its funny how people have completely forgotten that the current "chess world champion" is not in that room.

  28. What if we punished players for draws? maybe force them to do a funny dance/drink a cockroach milkshake/etc

  29. Magnus wanted rest, Pargg too exhausted by playing against couple of top ranked. So just dragging classic to rapid

  30. Could have prag took advantage n avoid draw?

  31. "Except the Fischer random world championship, but that's not technically chess"


  32. Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic.

  33. Chandrayaan – 3 Soft-Landed on the Moon Yesterday, Successfully….
    Praggnanandha today will Ascend the Throne softly, Possibly…
    Commences Live 24/08/2023 at 15:15 hours Indian Standard Time on FIDE, Chess24, ChessBase India YouTube Channels. All Are Welcome.

  34. Congratulations for the FIDE 2023 World Cup Champion, Magnus Carlson !! 👍
    Lessons Learnt…. Pragg… That's all it is… Next Time… 👍

  35. Yes we want him on your every platform he is describing it in the most simplified and easiest way I got him the whole

  36. Why is FRC not technically chess? It is at least technically chess 🤣

  37. Love your channel man! You know what would be cool? If we could send you our games for you to comment as if they were played by grandmasters!!!

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