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Carlsen, Magnus (2835) – Abasov, Nijat (2632)
FIDE World Cup ( [56] 2023.08.19
B30 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rossolimo attack (without …d6)

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 e6 4.Bxc6 bxc6 5.b3 d6 6.e5 dxe5 7.d3 f6 8.Nbd2 Nh6 9.Rg1 Ba6 10.g4 Nf7 11.Qe2 Be7 12.Bb2 Qa5 13.c4 g5 14.h4 h6 15.Rh1 O-O-O 16.O-O-O Qc7 17.Ne4 gxh4 18.Nxh4 Rhg8 19.f4 exf4 20.Nxf6 Bxf6 21.Qxe6+ Kb8 22.Qxf6 Bc8 23.Rde1 Rd6 24.Qxf4 Rxg4 25.Qe3 Re6 26.Qd2 Ne5 27.Kc2 Kb7 28.Re3 Qe7 29.Nf5 Qg5 30.Bxe5 Rg2 31.Re2 Rxe2 32.Qxe2 Qxf5 33.Rh5 Qf7 34.Qh2 Rg6 35.Bf4 Rf6 36.Be3 Bf5 37.Bxc5 Qg6 38.Kc3 Re6 39.Rh4 Bg4 40.Bxa7 Qf6+ 41.Kb4 Re5 42.d4 Qe7+ 43.c5

00:00 Hello Everyone!

The Chess World Cup 2023 is a 206-player single-elimination chess tournament that will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 30 July to 24 August 2023.[1] It will be the 10th edition of the Chess World Cup. The top three finishers in the tournament will qualify for the 2024 Candidates Tournament.[2][3]

The tournament will be held in parallel with the Women’s Chess World Cup 2023.

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  1. Just a minute, Agamator. I need to pull over to spot the winning move for black. Or can I do it while driving? I think it’s …. Ahhhhh!

  2. I dif not understand what agad ment about he hoped that Magnus would capture king A7!? (When Magnus played d4). What was black's hope he would blunder? That he did not se that his bishop was attacked? 😅

  3. Hi can anyone tell why at 12:30 king cant capture on a7? The white rook is locked the black king can go to a8 and move right and escape. Why he didnt capture?

  4. Once again b4 is the most crucial square of a game

  5. I felt kinda happy when I missed the winning move for Nijat but found the move he actually played rook to g6 😂 same thing with Qf6 + 😅

  6. Anybody want to fill me in on what this quote means to them? I'm lost and would like to know what it means

  7. 69th seed giving tough conpetition and almost a scare to 1st seed player. Never seen a greater difference between two players.
    Abasov is deserving. He is playing a lot better than a 2600 or 2700.
    I wish he wins tomorrow but Carlsen is better in fast chess though (when it comes to tie break).

  8. Can someone tell me who that peculiar looking individual in the upper right hand corner on every video is? Thanks in advance

  9. – hello what is the emergency please?
    – well this is no emergency but please could I talk to the duty officer
    – one moment, connecting you now
    [At this point the call was intercepted by our good friend codename Prawn de En-passant, pre-empting what would have been an inconvenience for our very good friend Agad. Our agent diverted the call and pretended to be the duty officer]
    – Duty officer, 2nd precinct, how can I help you?
    – hello sir my name is [redacted] I would like to talk to someone in charge of cybercrime
    – sir you please tell me what this pertains to exactly?
    – well this is not a crime per se but I would like to report it nonetheless and perhaps you can do something about it
    – sure go ahead please
    – well this is what's going on. There is this guy on YouTube commenting on chess games and presents puzzles encouraging people to watch his channel while driving a car. I just bought my son a new car for his 18th birthday, and since he likes chess, and follows this YouTube, I don't want him to end up in a ditch or worse.
    – I see sir. What is the name of this YouTube please?
    – he cals himself Agad. And he already said this twice. Now I do not want to cause any trouble, man's got to make a living, but could you perhaps give him a call and at least express my concern?
    – will do sir. Thank for this. We'll get right on it.

  10. This tournament has been easy so far for Magnus man. He hasn't struggled once, not even Gukesh.

  11. A really great game to lose is Game Magnes Win

  12. Why have you not covered one of caruanas games from this ? Where is the pragg caruana game???

  13. While I found Qf1, this was under the assumption that every position is 3000 level puzzle lols, well although once in awhile you just somehow go into the "puzzle mode" and might discover it because there was almost no good move in that position! Lol
    Nevertheless, I'm surprised of how well Nijat played against Magnus!! (Simply because I've never seen his game lol) hope to see him more in the future!!

  14. Carlsen looks like Founding father day by day

  15. Qf1 very hard to find, it's not a blunder.against keymar was Magnus real blunder😅😅😅

  16. Abasov, looks just like jared the subway guy

  17. Can you comment on the story that since Magnus hinted that he won't play the Candidates that the other 3 players in the semi-finals get the Candidates slots? Is there a rule that says that if one of the top 3 doesn't play the Candidates that the slot goes to the 4th place finisher? Seems like Magnus would have some deadline to make his final decision and at that point FIDE would decide how to fill Magnus' Candidate slot. There may be a more worthy player for the final Candidates slot at the time Magnus makes his final decision.

  18. These couple of seconds are very annoying. They spend hours with huge ratings and still struggling to find a good move. I do not believe any watchers ever found anything in such couple of seconds.

  19. [Event "AI Factory's Chess"]

    [Site "Android Device"]

    [Date "2023.05.16"]

    [Round "1"]

    [White "You"]

    [Black "Cpu (12)"]

    [PlyCount "37"]

    [Result "1-0"]

    1. d4 Nf6 2. e4 d6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. h3 d5 5. e5 Ne4

    6. Nf3 Nxc3 7. bxc3 e6 8. a4 Be7 9. Bd2 O-O 10. Bd3 Na5

    11. h4 Bd7 12. Bxh7+ Kh8 13. Ng5 a6 14. Qh5 Bxg5 15. hxg5 Qxg5

    16. Bxg5 f6 17. Bg6+ Kg8 18. Qh7+ 1-0

  20. Man this one video a day stuff during the World Cup is killin us loyal fans. Can we get at least like 10 a week?

  21. Can you please add analysis bar and their time remaining on your next videos. It would help a lot for us viewers :>>

  22. Please don’t play chess puzzles in your head while driving a car

  23. Magnus didn't see Qf1 because he believed Nijat was focused on his rook. It would have taken a different line of thinking for either of them to see that move. Magnus' subsequent Kb4 move deserved at least one ! – that was the point of no return in the game absent a blunder.

  24. I'm not even a novice, an 8 year old can beat me fairly easily but even I saw Qf1. Completely obvious. How the hell did Nijat miss it?

  25. Magnus looks like Micky Dolenz of the The Monkees

  26. Dear Antonio,
    Can you cover the 1st classical game between Pragnananda and Caruana yesterday in the semi finals? I wish to see a decent commentary on the game.
    Thank you so much for all your wonderful videos!!! 🙏💐🌷🙏

  27. nijat is cheating it was proved a month ago

  28. Pls show pragg vs caruana# suggestions

  29. As always: brilliant analysis! Thank you so much 👍👌👏!

  30. That qoute is kinda dumb actually as it doesn't speak to innovation, breakthroughs, new discoveries. A better qoute is something like this "whatever we think we see, is not all that's there" ❤

  31. I played against Abasov in a simultan tournement

  32. would love to see how much time they have left

  33. We want yesterday's pragg vs fabiano match analysis also. I was waiting but you didn't upload

  34. What an interesting game with such an original position.

  35. What a great tournament we have here! But i want Magnus to bounce back and take this challenger down.

    Let’s go Magnus!! 🙂

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