When Even Brilliant... || Ding vs Carlsen || Magnus Carlsen Grand Final (2020)

Publicerades den 13 aug 2020
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Ding Liren vs Magnus Carlsen
Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Finals benefiting Kiva (2020),
12.8.2020, GAME 6
Catalan, closed (E01)
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 b6 9. Ne5 Bb7 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Rc1 Nfd7 12. Nd3 Nc6 13. e3 Rc8 14. Nc3 Na5 15. Qd1 Nc4 16. Be1 Nd6 17. a4 a5 18. Nb5 Rxc1 19. Rxc1 Qb8 20. b4 Nc4 21. bxa5 bxa5 22. e4 Ndb6 23. exd5 Bxd5 24. Bxd5 exd5 25. Ne5 Qb7 26. Bxa5 Bg5 27. Bxb6 Bxc1 28. Bc5 Ra8 29. Nxc4 dxc4 30. Qxc1 Rxa4 31. Nc3 Ra5 32. h4 Qa8 33. Qb2 Ra1+ 34. Nb1 c3 35. Qb3 h6 36. d5 Qc8 37. Kg2 Qxc5 38. Nxc3 Ra8 39. Ne2 Rd8 40. Nf4 Qd4 41. h5 Qe5 42. Qb6 Rb8 43. Qc5 Qe4+ 44. Kh3 Rb1 45. Kg4 f5+
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: chess24.com/tour
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  • 丁立人,华人之光,真正值得珍惜偶像。

  • Medo is the best! I love it.

  • Medo puts pressure on the frame rate with 60 licks per second

  • Yesss, I got all the pauses correct...I just knew exactly when to pause the video! The chess problems not so much.

  • "He Cleverly Avoids Checkmate By Resigning."

  • 0:12 The Medo Glance....

  • Is there anybody else who thinks Agad definitely moves his hand a lot more while explaining games in this new setup as compared to his home setup?

  • Now the audio is much better!

  • A7a

  • Wow the 3 top donations are crazy!

  • Why did he not play d6 on 7:47?

  • "Ding escapes with King g4 which is incredibly brave but it loses the game." -- Just Epic Stuff

  • And it was in this position that so and so resigned the game #adagmator

  • HIKARU got to finals 2 (TWO days) earlier....HOW !!! did u NOT know that at the end of your clip?!!!

  • Thanks Boomer!

  • 8:10 lol get the Qe3 and get check mated

  • I found all the 3 tactics while pausing the video

  • I always pause the video for few seconds but I never find the winning moves :/

  • Wy is Qc7 not a good move? The engine recomend it . Wy?

  • Magnus paid his way to the finals no surprise he's been doing this all year. Ding had winning position and just gave it up like that? No, Magnus paid him. I'm rooting for Hikaru, who will only lose if Magnus pays him to do so.

  • pause the video 5:20 ish finally figured out the move lol feel smart today will probably get crushed online later

  • Look @ this position again ding could have prevented the pond push and saved the bishop moving the bishop c5 to d4

  • With it or Vidit?

  • The board is a little off the screen in the last videos. I don't know why it wasn't fix yet. #suggestion

  • bruh how did ding even find that brilliancy in a blitz game?!?

  • i'm always here to just enjoy the show

  • love the DOG!

  • *And it was in this position that we have a completely new 'sorry about that'* 🌚🌚🌚🌚🌚🌚

  • What happened to your old dog???

  • Hi I would really like you to do a video on the 1966 world championship match game 10, between petrosian and spassky. It would be really interesting.

  • 1:00 nicely placed right arm to censor what's happening in the back :-D

  • The whole world: Corona + Lockdown = stuck at home #agadmator: I am on a vacation and taking my dog too.

  • No wait the first to reach the finals is Hikaru, winning all 3 matches against Dubov

  • Yep. Got another guess the move mate in two. He must be dumbing these down to make us feel better!

  • 13:11 Carslen "remember how you got me checkmated on f5 last time?"

  • what chess software do you use?

  • Medo - "Who does this guy talk to everyday"

  • How could Ding have saved or won the game after this move? 31. Nc3 Ra5

  • Agad what are you ‘sorry about that ‘ on every video - why not sort it out once and for all before the video starts !

  • 10:12 why not bishop to d4?

  • Magnus will never play king's indian again after that disaster😄😄

  • 4:52 "and it was in this position that, Grand Master Medo left the game."

  • Has Ding EVER beat Magnus?

  • Its brilliant coz of F5 of wwe Lesner

  • My SEnewss notifications did not notify me of a new video. Sorry about that

  • Magnus is Ryu Masters And Ding Liren is Ken Masters of the Chess.

  • Couch Agadmator kinda looks like a Chad

  • Hikaru was the first finalist after beating Danil yesterday in the third of three consecutive matches!

  • Not one of yours best analyses!!!

  • Wasn’t sure how to send you a private message: Here is an interesting game that I thought you might like: Kreiman,Boris (2526) - Hanken,Jerome (2200) American op 40th Los Angeles (2), 25.11.2004 Modern Defense [B06] 1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.h4 c5 4.d5 e6 5.d6 f5 6.exf5 gxf5 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 0-0 9.h5 Ne4 10.Nxe4 fxe4 11.Ng5 Qf6 12.Nxe4 Qe5 13.Qg4 Kh8 14.h6 Bf6 15.Rh5! 1-0 The black queen is trapped. P.S. found on chesscafe.com

  • The game swang to their favour like a pendulum but finally MC won the game. Your analysis was wonderful.Thank you.

  • this is the first time i heard the sound that he always says sorry about that... now its clear dude lol

  • Winning back the exchange! Didn't see that coming

  • Lovely game.

  • 1:59 "White never won a game playing Qc7." Sadly it's also lost 100% of the times when a non-Qc7 move is played :(

  • I love pausing and trying to find the best line!! 2/3 this time, not too shabby. i missed the queen a8 move though

  • Carlsen has been running over so many top players throughout these events. Ding really gave him a run for his money. If I could do what Ding did, I would be happy in life. Though maybe the fact that I would be content with that is the reason why I cannot do what Ding did.

  • 5:07....Magnus improves the posution of the queen! 5:36....the queen is in an awkward square!

  • I want a Captures Captures t-shirt. 😀 But I live in Miami and these people don't know chess or English. 😣

  • so much pressure.

  • "I never said that thing, stop misquoting me" ~Magnus Carlsen

  • "Ding escapes with kd4 which is incredibly brave but it loses the game" :)

  • Congratulations for your nice dog!

  • 6:30 It was in this position that the microphone blocks the view of the knight.

  • Go back to the desk.

  • A bit of an error there agadmator, Hikaru Nakamura qualified to the finals like 2 days ago. He went 3-0 against Daniil Dubov in that semifinals

  • Feeling so bad for Ding that a brilliant game got ruined by that h4 itself... but he is a worthy opponent for Magnus, no one doubts it

  • I love your dog.

  • you are wrong agadmator first finalist is nakamura he won 3-0 against dubov.

  • that european chess dude is a genius... and magnus is okay too

  • And the grand final of the final then whoever wins goes into the grand final of the final match in the final 5 games of the final.

  • Medo: Agad is seeing ghosts, obviously.

  • first time i guessed the right move (bishop a5)

  • Why not make a nice prophylactic move with the king to h2 after black plays queen to a8?

  • Carlsen isn’t the 1st finalist, Hikaru won his match 3-0 & his match with Dubov ended a day before. You aren’t keeping up.

  • At around 7:00 mark - the analysis essentially breaks down --but I still love every second of your videos !

  • 5:28 it's gotta be bishop captures on a4

    • It had to be the pawn push for checkmate, what else could it be

    • Ha! I wish i could get to move 20 in my games to find these moves

  • I always find out interesting why players like to trade rooks... maybe it's a good strategy for black?

  • 13:23 Ding resigned the game and Vidit the match

  • Medo: "Can we go to the beach now??"

  • Playing with magnus don't exchange rooks for other minor piece cause he will be better in the end game.. and he plays more natural move with materialistic...

  • Nakamura qualified for the Final the day before Carlsen!

  • The frame of the board is slightly moved down

  • Deftly placed right arm blocking Medo's privates

  • What are your thoughts on Ling not allowing checkmate? I thought it was respect and class from Magnus allowing the previous game. Ling should have allowed it, as a sign of respect and well played sportsmanship. Thoughts?


  • Sometimes it just makes me laugh when I realize the World Champion is named Magnus. Not sure why...it just sounds almost fantastical.

  • Does anyone know this guys name?

  • At 11:10 I’m pretty sure if queen captures you should fork immediately 😅😅

  • Magnus was not the first finalist...

  • Not a fan of your new sound setup, volume's too low and too metallic sounding. But once again, thanks for the video and your channel in general!

  • Something tells me that "Polak Shlomo" isn't a real name...

  • Terrific and amazing video as well as game. Thanks

  • The pieces sound a bit muffled when they move. Btw, great work man, your videos are fantastic!

  • Actually Hikaru was in first. He swept Dubov day before.

  • I wonder: are there games that are completely new positions by say... move 6, but then return to a previously before played position by move 15? It would be interesting to see if at the end of the branch if the player who initiated the variation created a better position for themselves by the end.


  • Always agadamater says "Sorry about that"💥😅😁

  • Always agadamater says "Sorry about that"💥😅😁

  • Dear Agadmator,at the end when you thank the veiwers for their contributions,one name that was given were actually two racial slurs added together to make you look insensitive and silly, the name "Poe-lock Schlomo" are racist terms for polish people and Jews respectively.Its kind of like the prank calls Bart Simpson made to Moe's Tavern .I know you're not a racist as I'm a long time veiwer and supporter of your channel it was me who suggested the series on Jose Raul Capablanca.Im sorry there's no way to DM you.Thryre being malicious towards you.God Bless.