Magnus Carlsen on Charlie Rose

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4/28/2013 – Making chess – and especially extraordinary chess intelligence – accessible to a lay audience is no mean task. The US American talk show host Charlie Rose, who has done one-on-one interviews with hundreds of the most famous people in the world, endeavors to probe the mind and personality of the world's strongest chess player. It is a half-hour discussion you should not miss.

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Charlie (actually Charles Peete) Rose, Jr., 71, is an Emmy award winning American television talk show personality and journalist. Since 1991 he has hosted Charlie Rose, an interview show distributed nationally by PBS since 1993. He has also co-anchored CBS This Morning since January 2012. Rose, along with Lara Logan, has hosted the revived CBS classic Person to Person, a news program during which celebrities are interviewed in their homes. More about Charlie Rose is to be found in this Wikipedia article. And in case you are interested: here is a list of famous personalities he has interviewed – all 53 pages of it.

On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Charlie Rose interviewed...

... the world's number one chess player, Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen

It is quite a lively interview which you take half an hour to watch

Click to watch the whole 26-minute Charlie Rose interview with Magnus Carlsen

Here is a four-minute excerpt from the interview

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