Carlsen Interview In Der Spiegel

Carlsen Interview In Der Spiegel

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Mar 16, 2010, 12:27 PM |
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Magnus Carlsen is continuing to gain attention in the mainstream media, as evidenced by a new interview in the German magazine Der Spiegel.

Despite being asked the one of the worst possible questions by the interviewer (how many moves can you calculate ahead? *), there are some very interesting answers that make it well worth reading.

Fortunately, Chessbase have an English translation here for our convenience.

 

*My favourite answer to this dumb question was the one given by the great Capablanca nearly a century ago, "I see only one move ahead, but it is always the correct one".