Magnus Carlsen’s 5th Banter Blitz session
chess24 22 hours ago 4

Magnus Carlsen’s 5th Banter Blitz session

Magnus Carlsen will be back to play more blitz against chess24 Premium users this Tuesday 16th July at 18:30 CEST. The World Champion ended the last session, “I’ll be back at the board soon in Croatia, trying to play some better chess than I did today” (a mere 14 wins in 15 games), before going on to crush a field of the world’s best chess players in Zagreb. Now it’s your chance to take on the World Chess Champion and highest rated player of all time!




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  • General Apr 26, 2019 | 6:00 PM 18

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  • Reports Apr 25, 2019 | 11:01 AM 2

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  • Reports Apr 24, 2019 | 7:42 AM 6

    GRENKE Chess 4: Vishy joins Magnus

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  • Reports Apr 23, 2019 | 11:05 AM 8

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  • Reports Apr 22, 2019 | 10:03 AM 5

    GRENKE Chess 2: Carlsen's “once in a lifetime” win

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