Daniel King analyzses Esipenko vs Carlsen

by ChessBase
1/25/2021 – Magnus Carlsen only rarely loses a game, and his defeat against 18-year-old Russian Grandmaster Andrey Esipenko in round 8 of the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee was a big surprise. In his Power Play show Daniel King took a closer look at this game. | Photo: Jurriaan Hoefsmit – Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021

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Daniel King takes a look at Esipenko vs Carlsen

Andrey Esipenko vs Magnus Carlsen, Tata Steel tournament 2021 | Photo: Alina l'Ami

Magnus Carlsen and Andrey Esipenko, Tal Memorial Tournament 2013 | Photo: unknown source

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