Yes, you read that right! This Friday 8th March at 18:00 CET none other than Magnus Carlsen will be streaming his blitz games live here on chess24. Everyone is welcome to tune in and enjoy the show, but if you want a chance to play a game against the World Champion, number one and arguably greatest chess player of all time now would be a very good time to Go Premium.
You're not going to get to shoot hoops with LeBron James or trade passes with Lionel Messi, but this Friday there’s a unique chance to play chess against Magnus Carlsen. The World Champion needs absolutely no introduction, but if you want a glimpse of his phenomenal chess understanding you can check out his devastating 5.5:0.5 victory recently over 8-time Russian Champion Peter Svidler (if you just want to hear Magnus go here):
That was stunning to watch, but for the first time ever Magnus Carlsen is now going to play Banter Blitz against chess24 users. There’s no need to be a titled chess player, but to have a chance of playing you do need to make sure you Go Premium before you challenge – for only $9.99 a month (or much less if you take out a 1-3 year membership) you also get access to all our video series and help us put on more great events like this. To challenge Magnus you need to:
Once again, everyone is welcome to the watch the show live here on our shows page:
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