Play Like A Speed Chess Champion

Play Like A Speed Chess Champion

Nezhmetdinov Was Wrong: You Can Learn from Blitz!

Try to find the moves in some of the best games played in the history of the Speed Chess Championship!

  • Find brilliant moves by Carlsen, Nakamura and other top GMs!
  • Find the sacrifices that led to miniatures against some of the top players in the world!

Harikrishna - Nakamura 2016

Harikrishna - Nakamura 2016

Not many players can defeat Hikaru Nakamura, but Pentala Harikrishna did just that in a brilliant game. See if you can win by making threats nearly every move!
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So - Carlsen 2017

So - Carlsen 2017

World Champion Carlsen won the 2017 Speed Chess Championship, defeating Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura along the way. Carlsen fought for the initiative right from the opening with both colors. Check out this demolition of Wesley So right out of a quiet-looking opening.
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So - Yi 2018

So - Yi 2018

Wesley So has often been a contender in the Speed Chess Championship. In 2018 he faced the prodigy Wei Yi. Find the moves that So used to checkmate his young opponent!
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Nakamura - Duda 2019

Nakamura - Duda 2019

Hikaru Nakamura won the 2019 Speed Chess Championship, but many of his opponents, including Jan-Krzysztof Duda put up serious resistance. In this game, Duda sacrificed his queen twice for checkmate tactics. See if you can find his brilliant combinations!
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Nakamura - So 2020

Nakamura - So 2020

Nakamura wrapped up the 2019 Speed chess championship with a victory over Wesley So. In this game, he turned an early endgame into a sharp attack. See if he can figure out how he did it.
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MVL vs Sarin 2020 Highlights

MVL vs Sarin 2020 Highlights

In the first match of the 2020 Speed Chess Championship, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave defeated Nihal Sarin 16.5-11.5. It was a tough match featuring brilliant combinations on both sides. See if you can calculate your way through some highlights.
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Carlsen vs Maghsoodloo 2020 Highlights

Carlsen vs Maghsoodloo 2020 Highlights

World Champion Magnus Carlsen is hoping to win the Speed Chess Championship for the first time since 2017. Parham Maghsoodloo put up a strong fight for the first five games, but then Carlsen won an amazing 11 in a row to gain an insurmountable lead. Check out the match highlights!
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Fedoseev vs Firouzja 2020

Fedoseev vs Firouzja 2020

Vladimir Fedoseev pulled off the first upset of the 2020 SCC by defeating Alireza Firouzja in a playoff 15-14. Check out the final game of the match, which brought Fedoseev to victory!
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So vs Abdusattorov 2020

So vs Abdusattorov 2020

In the first round of the 2020 Speed Chess Championship Wesley So faced the up and coming young GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov. Abdusattorov has been amazing in Titled Tuesday competitions, but he was no match for a Super GM like So. Check out So's most brilliant win in his 18-10 victory.
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Aronian vs Nepomniachtchi 2020 Highlights

Aronian vs Nepomniachtchi 2020 Highlights

One of the most difficult to predict matchups of the SCC was the exciting battle between longtime Super GMs Levon Aronian and Ian Nepomniachtchi. Aronian won 14-11, but not before both players found some exciting tactical shots.
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Nakamura vs Martirosyan 2020

Nakamura vs Martirosyan 2020

In his first-round matchup with Haik Martirosyan Hikaru Nakamura demonstrated what made him the top seed. He only lost one game and finished with a 21-5 victory, including this pretty attacking gem.
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Duda - Caruana 2020

Duda - Caruana 2020

Jan-Krzysztof Duda had to qualify to reach the 2020 Speed Chess Championship and he doesn't plan on leaving it any time soon. Despite losing the first three games against Fabiano Caruana, Duda stormed back and won the match 17-9. Check out this amazing win with the black pieces!
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Artemiev - Giri 2020

Artemiev - Giri 2020

Vladislav Artemiev frequently wins Titled Tuesday events and demonstrated his ability again by defeating Anish Giri 15.5 - 11.5. Despite his defeat, Giri won the most spectacular game of the match in an opposite side castling slugfest.
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So - Duda 2020

So - Duda 2020

In the first quarterfinal match of 2020, Wesley So recovered from a slow start to dominate the three-minute portion and win comfortably. Check out this devastatingly quick win with the black pieces.
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MVL - Aronian 2020 Highlights

MVL - Aronian 2020 Highlights

As expected Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Levon Aronian played a tense match. MVL led narrowly most of the way and pulled out a 14.5 - 12.5 victory. Check out two great attacking moments that helped bring him the win.
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Carlsen - Artemiev 2020

Carlsen - Artemiev 2020

Vladislav Artemiev played well against Magnus Carlsen, but nearly every time he won a game Carlsen struck back in the next game. Carlsen won the match 13.5 - 9.5. This was maybe his best game from the match.
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Nakamura vs Fedoseev 2020 Highlights

Nakamura vs Fedoseev 2020 Highlights

Vladimir Fedoseev defeated Alireza Firouzja to reach the second round of the SCC, but he was no match for Hikaru Nakamura. Nakamura won the first nine games en route to a 21.5-5.5 victory. Check out the tactical highlights.
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Nakamura - So 2020

Nakamura - So 2020

On his birthday Hikaru Nakamura gave himself a present with a one-point victory over Wesley So. So kept the match close and didn't fall behind for good until the one-minute games. Check out his brilliant win in the game of the match.
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Vachier-Lagrave - Carlsen 2020 Highlights

Vachier-Lagrave - Carlsen 2020 Highlights

Almost everyone was penciling in a Carlsen - Nakamura final, but Maxime Vachier-Lagrave didn't read the script! He overcame a 2-0 deficit to build up a four-point lead and survived a Carlsen comeback in the 1-minute portion to win the match 13-11. Check out his tactical highlights!
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Nakamura - MVL 2020 Finals

Nakamura - MVL 2020 Finals

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave put up an amazing fight, but Hikaru Nakamura pulled away in the bullet section to win his third straight Speed Chess Championship. He frequently went for a tricky sideline against MVL's Sicilian. Check out one of his crushing blitz victories.
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Play Like A Speed Chess Champion

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