Is This Giri-Carlsen Draw More Exciting Than Most Wins?

Sep 18, 2014
13 min
Was Magnus Carlsen lucky to save a draw in this game? Or is he just that good? GM Ben Finegold takes a look at an exciting Giri-Carlsen game where the world champion presses too much for a win with the black pieces. Although Carlsen escapes with the draw, the game is instructive and has more fighting spirit than most wins.