Archive for October 29th, 2015

Whilst visiting a retired friend in Cha am, Thailand a few years back, he told me that he once beat his fellow compatriot and the current world champion Magnus Carlsen as we played a few friendly games in his lovely house. With Carlsen being quite young at the time, only 10 years old in fact, the game is something of a Pyrrhic victory for my old playing partner…not that he was boasting or anything like that of course. Anyway, here is their game:


The final position after 52. … Ra3.


Cha am. A quiet resort, popular among Thais.

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