Carlsen shines in first Banter Blitz
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Carlsen shines in first Banter Blitz

Magnus Carlsen set the tone for his first ever Banter Blitz at the start, referencing a game from 11 years ago, quoting both the first World Champion Wilhelm Steinitz and Meat Loaf, and going on to win smoothly in 19 moves. In this recap we take a look at the eight games he played, and won, which you can also replay with computer analysis. If you missed out, don’t worry: Magnus is back for more Banter Blitz twice this week!




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