Grind Like Magnus Carlsen

Grind Like Magnus Carlsen

How does Magnus Carlsen win the most simple-looking endgames? 

GM Dejan Bojkov demonstrates Magnus Carlsen's endgame prowess and helps you understand how Carlsen wins games that others would give up as draws.

  • How did Carlsen win the longest game in world championship history?
  • How does Carlsen defend difficult positions and turn them into wins?
  • How did Carlsen brilliantly defeat world number two, Alireza Firouzja in a bishop ending?
Carlsen - Adams: Grind Like Magnus

Carlsen - Adams: Grind Like Magnus

Even at a young age, Carlsen could play amazing endgames. GM Dejan Bojkov shows how Carlsen gave back his extra pawn and used the bishop pair to score an amazing victory.
14 min
5 Challenges
Anand - Carlsen: Grind Like Magnus

Anand - Carlsen: Grind Like Magnus

Even a world champion like Vishy Anand is not immune to Carlsen's endgame abilities. GM Dejan Bojkov shows one of the key games that made Magnus the champion.
17 min
5 Challenges
Caruana - Carlsen: Grind Like Magnus

Caruana - Carlsen: Grind Like Magnus

Fabiano Caruana spent years as the world's second-highest-rated player. However, he's not immune to Carlsen's endgame grinds. GM Dejan Bojkov shows how Carlsen's opening surprise led to a smooth endgame win.
12 min
5 Challenges
Carlsen - Firouzja: Grind Like Magnus

Carlsen - Firouzja: Grind Like Magnus

Alireza Firouzja is already the second-highest-rated player in the world at only 18 years old. However, when they met in 2021, Carlsen was still able to show him an endgame trick or two.
17 min
5 Challenges
Carlsen - Nepomniachtchi: Grind Like Magnus

Carlsen - Nepomniachtchi: Grind Like Magnus

How did Carlsen use his endgame talents in the longest world championship game of all time? GM Dejan Bojkov shows you Chess.com's game of the year for 2021.
23 min
5 Challenges
Aronian - Carlsen: Grind Like Magnus

Aronian - Carlsen: Grind Like Magnus

Levon Aronian plays some of the most fearless chess against Magnus Carlsen of anyone in the world. Even so, Carlsen has a big plus score, as multiple times he managed to turn around poor positions against Aronian and then grind out wins.
15 min
5 Challenges

Grind Like Magnus Carlsen

Endgames
6 Lessons
98 Minutes
30 Challenges
Released February 8, 2022
3,640 Students