Blitz – Day 2 | FIDE World Rapid & Blitz 2023

Commentators: GM Viswanathan Anand & WGM Anastasiya Karlovich

The FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2023 is taking place in the ancient city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan, from December 26th to 30th. More than 300 of the world’s best chess players will compete for four titles over five intense days, with a prize fund of $1,000,000.

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21 Comments

  1. 3:54:10 – No handshake. This is very sad; Valentina is such a nice person, but of course one has to understand Anna.

  2. Bravo and Happy New Year 2024 ! Cheers and Vivat for our GM World wide !

  3. How did I miss this?? Vishy and A. Karlovich. What a pair !!

  4. What Chaos presenting the standings between the rounds!

  5. mmm prearranged draws? if true that's not good.

  6. Congrats to the champs Carlsen and Gunina!

  7. Congrats Dubov – well deserved winner

  8. Bishop D8! Bishop D8!! Bishop D8! Bishop D8!! Anandsir shouting it from table as if Iansir can hear and move it! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’ž

  9. Anastasiya Karlovich ma'am and Vishwanathan Anand sir's both commentary kept me on to watch these whole events! Awesome analysis and great matches! the perfect combo. πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’žβœ¨βœ¨βœ¨βœ¨βœ¨

  10. I hope the organizers figure out a better way to broadcast the event next year… The delays in showing the moves on the virtual board, made the event almost unwatchable. The chest was great, but the coverage was not.

  11. when is fide removing racist double standards? if russians can't play under their flag , usa, other nato countries(including norway), israel, etc, shouldn't either.

  12. Congratulation to Magnus Carlsen ,the best player ever

  13. These 2 the very best commentators. Vishy super.

  14. Was fΓΌr ein Chaos mit den Ergebnistabellen!

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