Norway Blitz Chess Tournament: Karjakin vs Carlsen

In a mini-rematch of their world championship match, Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin face off in the blitz tournament prior to Norway Chess. IM Danny Rensch provides commentary.

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  1. “Nooo, he plays g3, like a good Russian school boy”

  2. Karajakin looked at Carlsens eyes when they shaked hands?! What a rare sight in chess matches…
    edit: Actually they did it twice, thanks to water incident… 🙂

  3. "Shook up the water bottle."
    Ummm water is carbonated now?

  4. What a crazy prank…so drole, craziest thing all tournament…must have been a hoot!

  5. Magnus (2914) & Sergey (2791). What it that number? Is that a world score?

  6. Its funny how the commentator sometimes says.. "you are thinking this is weird" or "you might think this is better"…… i am just thinking what to get for lunch..

  7. You have won a subscription! Excellent analysis for a beginner player like me!

  8. “Like a good Russian school boy” 😂 best commentator

  9. imagine these guys learnt soccer and were soccer managers 🙆🏾‍♂️

  10. I'm so impressed by this commentary. Great job!

  11. Why can't we have pranks like that anymore?

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