chess24.com Magnus Carlsen Invitational Final key positions

chess24.com Magnus Carlsen Invitational Final key positions

Game 1 Magnus is White , Hikaru is Black


White to Play













Can you guess what Magnus played here ?


Game 2 Hikaru is white


White to play













Magnus didn't play accurately with Black and Hikaru played a strong move creating issues for Black.

can you find out White's move ?


Game 3 Magnus is white again


White to play












The move was praised on-air on chess24.com live show by super GM Alexander Grischuk. Super GM Svidler and Gustaffson nodded and agreed. What did Magnus uncork here ?


Game 4. Hikaru has to win to tie the match. he is trailing 1-2 and has white. 


White to play













White to play. This is the last critical position of the game. Hikaru missed what was a strong move in this rook endgame when he is up a passed pawn. After missing this, Magnus played precisely to secure a draw and win the match.
Can you guess what is White's best chance here in the diagram above ?





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