Magnus Carlsen CBS Profile & Extras

Magnus Carlsen CBS Profile & Extras

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The US TV Network CBS broadcast a profile of world #1 Magnus Carlsen, on Sunday 19 February.

For those who couldn't watch it - the video is here, or on YouTube here!

There are also several 'web extras' available:

Chess on the mind - Bob Simon brought chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen to a London tourist site to see what the 21-year-old is like away from the chess board. Turns out, he's still thinking about chess.

A chess prodigy explains how his mind works - Inside the amazing mind of Magnus Carlsen, the number one chess player in the world.

Fame of a chess celebrity - Magnus Carlsen is the best chess player in the world, as well as a sometimes fashion model. The 21-year-old is starting to see the effects of his celebrity.

Why Magnus Carlsen is extraordinary - Frederic Friedel -- whose company, Chess Base, publishes the world's most popular chess program -- explains why Magnus Carlsen is "the most extraordinary chess player ... in a long, long time."

"Chess is a brutal game" - Chess grandmaster Danny King explains why a game that looks calm and meditative is really all-out war.

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