Magnus Carlsen vs Ernesto Inarkiev – Round 5 – 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship

This is a review of World Champion Magnus Carlsen’s Round 5 game from the 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship held in United Arab Emirates, Dubai. Carlsen was white against Ernesto Inarkiev. The opening played was the King’s Indian Defense. 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. Thank you for all of the uploads. You're great Jerry!

  2. No one say first 🙂

    Also thank you for all these videos Jerry 😀

  3. Move 26 Carlsen trades his dark square for Inarkiev's "best piece" then on move 30 he uses his light square bishop to gain a material advantage. Also, he never allows Inarkiev to activate his light square bishop. "Bishops are the most influential pieces on the board." you tube video.

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