Who’ll Win Without Theory? ft. Magnus, Fabiano, Gukesh & More | Freestyle Chess GOAT Challenge 2024

The 2024 Freestyle Chess G.O.A.T. Challenge is an over-the-board Chess960 classical tournament featuring Magnus Carlsen, Ding Liren, Alireza Firouzja, Fabiano Caruana, Gukesh, and more. The Freestyle Chess G.O.A.T. Challenge consists of a rapid and a main event, both in the Chess960 variant. In total, there is a $200,000 prize pool to be played for at the Weissenhaus Private Nature Luxury Resort, Germany.

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  1. This set, the graphics, the audio quality, the wardrobe, the camera work, and the editing are all just truly awful. I mean just absolutely horrendous. If they’re going to expand chess viewership, something has got to change. This is unacceptable. I’ve seen higher quality production on public access television.

  2. Peter is the only good thing about the production crew. The production really got in the way of being able to enjoy the chess

  3. Could anyone just let know plz, Who the guy is doing the big screen analysis?
    Thanks Michael..

  4. I don't know what "freestyle chess" means. Do they mean 'thematic' chess?

    Oh they mean 960! Not watching, bye!!!

  5. How in the world do they not check that the audience can see the pieces on the board? Amateur hour.

  6. Everyone saying the broadcast is horrible, but it seems totally ok to me?

  7. worst production i have ever seen, horrible! how you expect chess to grow?!?! really affected my enjoyment of the chess, not gna lie! its 2024 its not hard to put a little effort into making it visually acceptable and sounding good, not asking for movie level production here, just the basics done like you actually want people to watch it.

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