Archive for June, 2021

Carlsen’s loss…

If you are following the concurrent Goldmoney Asian Rapid, you’ll know that in the first round of Day 1 our world champion Magnus Carlsen was beaten by the teenage sensation Alireza. You can find an analysis of the game here:

I think this game tells us who the next world champion will be. It doesn’t tell us when although perhaps we can all agree it won’t be anytime soon, most likely at some point in the next 5-10 years.



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The Simpsons

Chess in The Simpsons.

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