Magnus Carlsen has beaten Viswanathan Anand in Game 2 of the 2014 World Championship match in Sochi. In a 20-minute recap of the action IM Lawrence Trent calls the game a “masterpiece”, and GM Stuart Conquest joins him in admiration of an awesome display of “power chess” from the young Norwegian. The game may have ended with a “howler” from Anand, but our commentators agree that even the best can blunder when put under such immense pressure.
Lawrence and Stuart filmed their recap from our Gibraltar studio, where they’d spent the day commentating on the action in Moscow and Sochi:
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Magnus Carlsen now leads the 12-game match 1.5:0.5. Game 3 will be live on chess24 on Tuesday 11th November at 13:00 CET.
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