“Magnus, and Modern chess, at its best”

The new ChessBase Magazine Extra #204 offers two opening videos on Scandinavian and Catalan as well as a total of 26 games with detailed commentary, including analyses by Anish Giri, Romain Edouard and Michal Krasenkow. Peter Heine Nielsen, Magnus Carlsen’s second, contributes “The brilliancy”. And of course it’s about am extraordinary game by the World Champion. In the final of the Meltwater Tour 2021 Carlsen outplayed Jan-Krzysztof Duda after a novelty (“At first it looks close to insanity.”) in only 18 moves. Take a look!

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