The Weekly Show: The New in Chess Classic

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5/4/2021 – In his "Weekly Show" IM Lawrence Trent will take a look at the New in Chess Classic where Magnus Carlsen won his first Meltwater Champion Chess Tour title. | Lawrence's show is available on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here.

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The game of the day will be game three of Match two where, despite losing the first game, Magnus bounced back in glorious style with a beautiful exchange sacrifice. He beat Hikaru and pretty much locked up the match.

But first, a warm-up: This is a position from the first game between Nakamura and Carlsen. Hikaru ended up winning this game but in this position, did the World Champion overlook a brilliant shot?


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