Originally posted by buddy2Ok, I just checked it out on PC. Wow, awesome game, I agree move 27 gives Magnus the edge by trading his queen for a rook, piece, and pawn. Very impressive.
July 31. Anybody following the Biel Chess Festival? Magnus Carlsen (16 years old) just whipped Morozevich (29) in the black side of a Sicilian, leaving Carlsen 1/2 pt behind Morozevich, the leader. Check out the game. I believe Morozevich dropped the game on the 27th move after having an overwhelming position over the young Magnus. The boy shows the one ...[text shortened]... h themselves every step of the way. Morozovich made one inexact move and paid dearly for it.
Originally posted by cmsMasterYeah, 27. Bg7? seems to have been the decisive mistake. Instead, my silicon friends give
Ok, I just checked it out on PC. Wow, awesome game, I agree move 27 gives Magnus the edge by trading his queen for a rook, piece, and pawn. Very impressive.
Originally posted by NordlysWow, he could be playing for the World Championship before he's even an adult if he keeps playing so well .
He also won his other game against Morozevich. Here are all his games so far in Biel: http://home.online.no/~eirikgu/partier/biel2006.htm
And live games: http://chess.redmouse.ch/tfd.htm
Today he'll have white against Radjabov.
By the way, he isn't 16 yet, he'll turn 16 in November.
Originally posted by cmsMasterA good game indeed. Many kibitzers thought he mis-placed his bishop at move 43:
Did you see Moro's game today? It looked pretty interesting, but I only looked at it for a short time.