Big Disappointment, Big Save || Carlsen vs Nakamura || Magnus Carlsen Grand Final (2020)

Publicerades den 17 aug 2020
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Hikaru Nakamura vs Magnus Carlsen
Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Finals benefiting Kiva (2020),
16.8.2020, GAME 6
Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence (C65)
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O Nb6 7. b3 Be6 8. Bb2 f6 9. Nc3 Qd7 10. Qc1 Nd4 11. Nxd4 exd4 12. Ne4 O-O-O 13. a4 d3 14. a5 Nd5 15. Nc5 Bxc5 16. Qxc5 Kb8 17. Bd4 b6 18. axb6 cxb6 19. Qa3 dxe2 20. Rfe1 Rc8 21. Rxe2 Rc7 22. Rae1 Bh3 23. Bxb6 Nxb6 24. Re7 Qxd2 25. Bxh3 Rd8 26. Qa6 Rxe7 27. Rxe7 Qd1+ 28. Bf1 Rd7 29. Re8+ Rd8 30. Re3 h5 31. h4 g5 32. hxg5 fxg5 33. Re7 Rd7 34. Re5 Rd5 35. Re8+ Rd8 36. Qb5 h4 37. Qe5+ Kc8 38. Re6 hxg3 39. Rc6+ Kb7 40. Qc7+ Ka8 41. Qxg3 Nd5 42. Qxg5 Nf4 43. Qxf4 Rg8+ 44. Kh2 Qxf1 45. Qf3 Kb8 46. Qf4+ Ka8 47. Qf3 Kb8 48. Rh6 Qg1+ 49. Kh3 Qf1+ 50. Kh4 Qg1 51. Qf4+ Ka8 52. Qe4+ Kb8 53. Qe5+ Ka8 54. Qd5+ Kb8 55. Qb5+ Ka8 56. Qc6+ Kb8 57. Qd6+ Ka8 58. Qd5+ Kb8 59. Qe5+ Ka8 60. Qe4+ Kb8 61. Qf4+ Ka8 62. Qf3+ Kb8 63. Qf4+
The chess24 Legends of Chess is the 4th stage of the $1 million Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour and features Magnus Carlsen and his predecessors as World Champion Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik. It consists of two stages, a 10-player preliminary, where each player plays each other once, followed by a knockout among the top 4. Prelim ties are played as 4-game rapid matches, while knockout ties are the best of 3 such matches. The prize fund is $150,000, with $45,000 for first place, while the winner also qualifies for the $300,000 Grand Final.
The time control is 15 minutes for all moves with a 10-second increment from move 1. The winner of a preliminary tie decided in rapid games gets 3 points. If the score is 2:2 an Armageddon game is played, where White has 5 minutes to Black's 4 but a draw counts as a win for Black. A winner in Armageddon gets 2 match points, while the loser gets 1. The knockout format is the same except before Armageddon there are two 5+3 blitz games. No draw offers are allowed before move 40. Official website:
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  • Everyone cheats today. Everyone uses engines online and it has completely ruined online chess

  • The picture of Magnus and Hikaru in the thumbnail looks like an engagement photo.

  • At 10:00 is black queen to G1 followed by rook H8 not forced checkmate?

  • 10:00 can someone explain to me why hikaru cant justp play queen g1 covered by the rook king forced to h3 then rook h8 checkmate

    • @Robert Hutchins OOOHHH thank you very much sir

    • H8 isn't checkmate. Magnus can block with his rook and deliver a discovered check which wins the h8 rook

  • സുഹൃത്തുക്കളെ, ചെസ്സ് മനസ്സിലാക്കാനും പഠിക്കനുമായി ഒരു മാധ്യമം സജ്ജമാക്കുക എന്ന ഉദ്ദേശത്തോടെ തുടങ്ങുന്ന ഗ്രൂപ്പ് ആണ് ഇത് നിങ്ങള് ചെസ്സ് കളിക്കാൻ ആഗ്രഹിക്കുന്നു എങ്കിൽ, ചെസ്സിൽ കഴിവുള്ളവൻ/ കഴിവുള്ളവൾ ആകാൻ ആഗ്രഹിക്കുന്നു എങ്കിൽ..ഈ മാധ്യമം നിങ്ങളെ സഹായിക്കും...😇😇

  • No disappoitment! BIG DRAW! Congratulations for both of them!

  • @1:36 after exd4, is it possible to play Bxb7 with threat of Bc6 winning queen? If black plays dxc3, white plays Bc6, with Bxd7+ coming next. I guess black could trade queen for 3 minor pieces, perhaps black is better since its two bishops and knight for queen?

  • Incredible draw

  • Bobby Fischer doesnt believe in psychology, he believes in Tal's smile

  • 10.01 after qf3 why no rh8+ ?

  • On 10:02 when white queen goes on f3 black has a forced check mate with queen on g1 in a couple of moves or am I going crazy?

  • Missed win for Magnus at 09:06, Rook C1. Hikaru will play pawn f2 check. Here Magnus queen will move to g2. In this position Hikaru loses either Queen or rook, game over for him.

  • Change the descripiton as (luckily) this wasnt the Ruy Lopez (again), but English opening.

  • 9:55 queen h5?

  • Totally disliked your new posture and background. It made me uncomfortable bcz your posture is uncomfortable. Like if you r in hurry... that old setup with relx posture and dog in background goes well with chess game..

  • holy crap how did hikaru defend against that attack??? i was so nervous just watching

  • (agadmator pets his beard) "incredible as it is, there is no way to break through here"

  • That's some incredible defense by Hikaru against what appears to be a brutal attack. I've tried to defend like this, but the game ends quickly after that. Not in my favour though.

  • All chess legends looks so paralyzed while facing Magnus. #WorldChampion

  • And already as of move 1, we have a completely new position (seating) of Agadmator! 🤣

  • Magnus Carlsen | Chess | Motivation |

  • 5:56 Agadmator petting his dog rarefootage timestamp.

  • Why didn't Hikaru played Qg1 check at 10:01 followed by Rh8 checkmate? Can Anyone help me?

    • @Jonny Hirse ty

    • white blockes the second check with his rook and now the black king is in check

  • While i give you a couple of seconds **dances**

  • At 5:32 how about bishop to c6 then pawn to b6 then quenn a8 mate ?

  • Should appraise hikaru here, that is a great defense and when it is safe then he start the pawn to attack carlsen king.

  • After 10:07 instead of moving king, black can play Qg1 check, white has to move Kh3, then Black moves Rf8 this will be checkmate,Is'nt it?

    • @Rishabh Srivastava smart people will get it 😀😀.

    • Yeah I noticed. Now my first comment makes no sense. But I won't delete 😀

    • @Rishabh Srivastava 👍thnx.. I edited it.

    • But yes .. Hikaru missed this queen check . Agadmator too 😀

    • F or h ?? U seem confused

  • Why didn't you show the winning line for white with Kh2 and Bg2...

  • Fell asleep watching the live stream... "Hello everyone" 😎

  • This save was really sick!

  • Ever since the new setup, the sound quality has become less full, maybe slightly tinny. Not sure why.

  • Naka blundered and still held a draw.

  • every pause you should go pet doggo

  • This time Magnus didn’t prepare 😂😂

  • #suggestion photo challenge

  • At 9:57, isn't Qg1+ just a winning move or am I blind by not seeing something why it shouldn't be played?

    • If your idea is to afterwards queckmate with rook to h8, it doesn't work, because if white moves the rook to block, then the black king is in check. Just look through the comments, in most cases somebody had the same question before

  • Will we get a Insane+++++++++?

  • I can’t follow you you move to fast

  • The *sound quality* is much worse than the previous setup. It seems like Agamator is using his laptop mic.

  • 9:55 im not good at chess but couldn't you move your queen to h5 to checkmate magnus or am I missing something?

  • Wow Hikara missed a forced mate at 10:01 with qg1+

    • No mate there. The rook would have defended it with a discovered check by the queen.

  • 5:58 "patting the dog variation" of "Give you couple of seconds opening".

  • Thanks pawn shaker boy. Nice videos. You do need to stop shaking the pawns though, it's disturbing. Does your girlfriend know that you do that?

  • I'm watching this drunk as a mf and I'l tell you one thing. Watching chess when you don't understand one thing is a f***ing adventure!

  • Wish we could get back to over the board chess!!! Internet chess is so so.

  • The hand gestures though 🤣☠️

  • Huh

  • That was intense 😅

  • Ok just saw the bishop. My bad

  • Why is Black Q to H5 not mate at time 9.56? Am I stupid?

    • @Chariot 7 Black plays rh8, then white blocks with the rook and this move puts the black king in check! So black has to move his king, then white can just pick up the rook. Check again, lol

    • @Jonny Hirse 10.07 black is on the move qg1, white king has to move on h3, then rh8. If white blocks with the rook it just loses the rook. Check again

    • @Chariot 7 No, it's not. After rh8 white blocks with his rook and has a discovered check. Do you really think these players would miss such obvious checkmates?

    • after queen to h5 just bishop blocks.

    • It is! And it could be mate for white again after qf1, rh8!

  • What a great defense by Naka, I'd be pissing my pants the way Magnus comes at you.

  • Hikaru really got stronger.

  • If bishop captures at 2:00, it would go knight c5!

  • 10:01 , why not queen to g1 check as white king force to move h3. Then rook to h8 is mate.

    • @endymionas damn fucking discovered check.

    • Lol.

    • Because sadly your world would crumble as rook h6 protects while coming with a discovered check. The king has to move and you lose the rook.

    • Rook h8 is not mate, you can block with the rook. It comes with check so you lose the rook.

    • Yeah, that's true! Hikaru should pay you to beat Magnus instead of him.

  • Hello I'm sure Magnus could have won this with his extra pawn. He needed to start by moving the rool to the 5th rank so that it could give check at times without being taken by the black pawn on A7. If the pawn moved to A6, then the rook returns to the 6th rank of course.

  • Someone please inform me what I am missing at: 10:07 - white queen f3 Why can't black play Q, g1 check. Force the white king to h3 and then follow up with R, h8 check. to me it seems that the only option for white is to block with a hanging rook or hanging queen which would be checkmate. I watched this live and i just don't get what i am missing though I am sure it is something obvious as no one has even mentioned this as a possibility.

    • That “block” by the white rook comes with check. Thats the trick

    • That “block” by the white rook comes with check. Thats the trick

    • Hi there, After rh8, white can play rh6 which is check - a discovery with the queen that also wins the h8 rook

  • Great defensive counter attack by Nakamura.

  • 6:00 doggo is like: what the fuck do you want from me, human??

  • ”Sorry about that” 100000 times

  • Excellence!!!!!!!

  • 10:10 i was expect if black Qg1 is checkmate haha buts it is not

  • I guess the sound is low is it only for me or everyone 🙄

  • Agadmator has been trapped in an echo chamber! We must save him.

  • At 09:06 Magnus should have played rook C1

    • @Aliya Fatan No, king moves g2, Hikaru loses either the rook or queen.

    • pawn check f2 and black win the game

  • What an exciting defense by Hikaru

  • Look at 9:57 Hikaru had check mate with queen on H5 he went f1

    • no 'cos the bishop would have blocked the check by moving to H3

  • Carlsen should've left that pawn alone.

  • KING B8 KING B8 KING B8 lmao

  • Agadmator’s dog hates chess!

  • 10:40 Magnus is such a troll lol I love it

  • Magnus is such an ********

  • Magnus up a pawn and it's drawn? That must feel like a win for Hikaru!

  • "If captures with the idea of captures and captures, black always has the captures and inbetween captures with check" hahaha just awesome

  • Hello everyone ....but Hikaru made a terrible blunder. So I give u a couples of seconds. So yeah it’s bishop b6 this is what Magnus played and it was in this position that both players agreed to a draw. Thx u for watching, have an excellent rest of ur day. Me: Wait, did I miss something ?

  • Medo is still sad.

  • The winning margin was just to thin and Naka defended well.

  • Amazing and outstanding defense by hikaru, particularly against Magnus it is really impossible to save game from such horrible position where your king is completely open

  • "and it is already as of move 1 that we have a completely new game"

  • It was at this position Agadmator got drunk and declared english opening as Ruy Lopez

  • @10:06 why Hikaru not giving check with rook? This was not explained

    • @Jonny Hirse hmm got it, there would have been a discovered check and was going for black

    • white blockes the check with his rook and now the black king is in check

  • Medo was beside himself with excitement!

  • Medo was trying to sleep agad First your analysis and than this at 6:00 Justice for medo😂😂

  • 10:00 Nakamura should have won this game!!! after Qf3, Qg1+! Then Rh8+ Or What am i missing?

    • @Joshua Walcott nice... had Missed that...

    • Qg1+ then Kh3 after Rh8+ we have Rh6 which opens up a discovery check on the king on a8

  • Magnus had a forced win at 8:16 with ... Kh2 gxh4 ... Bg2 hxg3 ... fxg3 Qd7 ... Rd3 !!

  • 9:56 Can anyone explain why Qh5 check is a bad move?

    • Bh3 blocking and white is just winning

  • 10:01 why not black goes rook to h8?

    • @Jonny Hirse oh yeah, omg im such a noob

    • white blockes the check with his rook and now the black king is in check

  • Raising petition for 'petthemedo' emote on bttv for your twitch

  • Wowzers

  • Bobby says he doesn't believe in psychology and then goes ahead to not play a certain move coz Tal smiled when he wrote it down before playing it

    • Bobby certainly believed in intimidation and even reveled in grinding his opponents down!!

    • That's when he learned not to believe in psychology ;)

    • To be fair he was just a boy.

  • 11:12 And it was in this position Nakamura reached across the board and slapped Carlson.

  • At 9:56 wouldn’t moving the black queen to h5 have won Hikaru the match faster?

    • Alcyon Eldara I see I’m a relatively rookie player double checking the lines I see my idea wouldn’t work it looks good on first glance but falls apart quickly

    • Bh3. I am too lazy to check the lines, but the bishop is now protected and Hikaru doesn't have any useful check.

  • Hey agad you have put berlin defense in the description.

  • After knight captured by white Queen and next is rook to g8 with check & white king moves to g1 later , what if Black Qh5 ?? @agadamator ??

    • @Toxicty true

    • Bishop h3 will cover the king

    • I saw that too, but he just ignored it. Is there something we can't see or would that have been checkmate?

  • Bishop to H3 3:46 ??

    • Black bishop to e6

  • So fast again, Agad. Good job.

  • Isn't it mate in 2 at 10:00? Qg1+ Kh3 Rh8++. I mean you could block with the white rook and queen but is there something I'm missing?

    • @SHUBHAM WALI Wow you're right. Amazing stuff!

    • Yes. When blocked by the white rook, the white queen gives a discovered mate and the black rook is lost.

  • I see you're using an external microphone yet sound quality is poor. Something is wrong in the setup I think.

  • and it is as of time 5:58 that we have a completely new move

  • you captured more audience than pieces capture!! :)

  • There is no fucking blunder in the game that was inacuracy only... don't use blunder word to make it cool.