Gadir Guseinov vs Magnus Carlsen – Round 2 – 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship

This is a review of World Champion Magnus Carlsen’s Round 2 game from the 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship held in United Arab Emirates, Dubai. Carlsen was black against Gadir Guseinov. The opening played was the French Defense, Tarrasch. Carlsen, along with all other participants, played 5 rounds each day from June 16 thru June 18th. Time controls were set at 15 minutes with a 10 second increment.

Here’s the playlist of all 15 games Magnus Carlsen played to become the 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess Champion:


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  1. You've been busy, Jerry!  Great videos!

  2. Thank you for all your hard work Jerry, I speak on behalf of chess fans everywhere in saying that your videos are phenomenal. You're awesome!

  3. Hey Jerry do you think that you can win, if you have half an hour and Carlsen has 2 min to play?

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