Bill Gates vs Magnus Carlsen

  • #1

    Bill Gates played against Magnus Carlsen during the recording of a Norwegian talkshow a couple of days ago. The host arranged an informal match between them where Gates was given two minutes and Carlsen 30 seconds. Here´s a record of the game:

     

     

  • #2

    nice

  • #3
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  • #4

    yeah it makes you just want to say nice.

  • #5

    wow:)

  • #6

    brilliant!

  • #7

    What's brilliant and nice is that Bill Gates managed to obtain a completely winning position after just 8 moves.

    9. Re1 would have given White a huge advantage.

    24 [+3.48]  9.Re1 Nxd3 10.cxd3 O-O-O 11.Qa4 Kb8 12.Re4 Nf6 13.Rd4 Rc8 14.Rh4 Qf5 15.Rf4 Qe6 16.Qc4 Qxc4 17.dxc4 e6 18.Ne5 Bd6 19.d4 Rhf8 20.Rh4 h6 21.Bf4 Rcd8 22.Bg3 Nd7 23.Re1 a6 24.Nxd7+ Rxd7 25.Kh2 Be7 26.Rhe4 Bf6  (132.42)

  • #8

    When was the last time you saw MC technically (if not completely) lost after 8 moves ?....Smile....Kind of funny it's listed as "Round 1"....

  • #9
    MrEdCollins wrote:

    What's brilliant and nice is that Bill Gates managed to obtain a completely winning position after just 8 moves.

    9. Re1 would have given White a huge advantage.

    24 [+3.48]  9.Re1 Nxd3 10.cxd3 O-O-O 11.Qa4 Kb8 12.Re4 Nf6 13.Rd4 Rc8 14.Rh4 Qf5 15.Rf4 Qe6 16.Qc4 Qxc4 17.dxc4 e6 18.Ne5 Bd6 19.d4 Rhf8 20.Rh4 h6 21.Bf4 Rcd8 22.Bg3 Nd7 23.Re1 a6 24.Nxd7+ Rxd7 25.Kh2 Be7 26.Rhe4 Bf6  (132.42)

    Thank you for the analysis, the advantage is obvious when you try this on the board:



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