Friday June 5, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

Magnus Carlsen vs Maxime Vachier Lagrave, Grand Chess Tour, Zagreb, Croatia, 2019

21st July, 2019

Grand Chess Tour, Zagreb, Croatia, 2019

Magnus Carlsen dominated the Grand Chess Tour event in Croatia, winning by a full point. His rating now stands at its historic peak of 2882, within striking distance of the magical 2900.

Carlsen is winning with both colours and in many ways, including some aggressive and dynamic battles where no top player has been able to compete. By contrast, his final game from Croatia is an instant classic and a...

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