Fantasy Before Fantasy || Carlsen vs Ding || Chess24 Legends of Chess (2020)

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Magnus Carlsen vs Ding Liren
chess24 Legends of Chess (2020), 26.7.2020, GAME 2
Queen's Gambit Declined semi-Slav (D43)
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. Bg3 b5 9. Be2 Bb7 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Nd2 Qb6 12. a4 a6 13. e5 Nd5 14. Nde4 c5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. Nc3 cxd4 17. Nxd5 exd5 18. Bh5 Nc5 19. Qxd4 Qe6 20. Bg4 Nb3 21. Qd1 Qc6 22. axb5 Qxb5 23. e6 fxe6 24. Bxe6 Ra7 25. Bxd5 Nxa1 26. Qf3
The chess24 Legends of Chess is the 4th stage of the $1 million Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour and features Magnus Carlsen and his predecessors as World Champion Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik. It consists of two stages, a 10-player preliminary, where each player plays each other once, followed by a knockout among the top 4. Prelim ties are played as 4-game rapid matches, while knockout ties are the best of 3 such matches. The prize fund is $150,000, with $45,000 for first place, while the winner also qualifies for the $300,000 Grand Final.
The time control is 15 minutes for all moves with a 10-second increment from move 1. The winner of a preliminary tie decided in rapid games gets 3 points. If the score is 2:2 an Armageddon game is played, where White has 5 minutes to Black's 4 but a draw counts as a win for Black. A winner in Armageddon gets 2 match points, while the loser gets 1. The knockout format is the same except before Armageddon there are two 5+3 blitz games. No draw offers are allowed before move 40. Official website:
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  1. Denis Charbonneau

    Denis CharbonneauΠριν 23 ημέρες

    - " Complete Dingstruction of my army !... " (Ding)

  2. Luckson Sinjela

    Luckson SinjelaΠριν 23 ημέρες

    Now, he is back with the "sorry about that..." He doesn't tell us what "that" really is

  3. Zito Keratin

    Zito KeratinΠριν 2 μήνες

    If Agad keeps getting more casual making his videos we will soon see him making videos on the toilet

  4. D Cop

    D CopΠριν 2 μήνες

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    D CopΠριν 2 μήνες

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    D CopΠριν 2 μήνες

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  7. Li

    LiΠριν 2 μήνες

    moved to big house?

  8. Bill Killernic

    Bill KillernicΠριν 2 μήνες

    1:04 things like that make agadmator's videos so much more enjoyable laughing my ass out for no particular reason all these seconds of silence xD

  9. Wolfgang Leonhard

    Wolfgang LeonhardΠριν 2 μήνες

    Nice touch man.

  10. Sdk khan

    Sdk khanΠριν 3 μήνες

    Most of the comments are about 10 sec break😎

  11. D.C Jenton

    D.C JentonΠριν 3 μήνες

    Ding li Ren is a dragon :) watch out magnus

  12. Amir Bazazi

    Amir BazaziΠριν 3 μήνες

    That is seriously some big youtuber energy coming through from Antonio.. just does his light exercise, jumps on to do a video, doesnt do a second take and doesnt edit the video when he needs to stop to catch his breath. The energy emanating from this man is out of hand


    MD TAFSEER AHMEDΠριν 3 μήνες


  14. Breno Sulzbacher

    Breno SulzbacherΠριν 3 μήνες

    1:03-1:29 that was a really interesting in between move

  15. N20 Games

    N20 GamesΠριν 3 μήνες

    "Really weird stuff". Ha ha ha, but don't stop exercising. Enjoyed the game coverage!

  16. cr0mag

    cr0magΠριν 3 μήνες

    Still not sure if he's been doing deadpan humour the whole time or its unintentional

  17. Kedar Harpale

    Kedar HarpaleΠριν 3 μήνες

    That's why we love this guy

  18. Bruce Monson

    Bruce MonsonΠριν 3 μήνες

    10 seconds never had more impact.

  19. Jeff Hirata

    Jeff HirataΠριν 3 μήνες

    Beast mode

  20. Thejes Kumar

    Thejes KumarΠριν 3 μήνες

    At 6:39 why can't black play bishop to g7?

  21. Chess4U

    Chess4UΠριν 3 μήνες

    Check the game Anand vs Carlsen showing a mate in 11 -

  22. JT Garcia

    JT GarciaΠριν 3 μήνες

    Thumbs up for the 10 second pause.

  23. The Bilstonian

    The BilstonianΠριν 3 μήνες

    Mate take care of yourself. U said u have a mild heart condition but could hear it from the start of the video. Hopefully your operation will go/ has gone well. We all love your channel ❤️

  24. F. Lundamo

    F. LundamoΠριν 3 μήνες

    Magnus with a dinger

  25. Ali Mahjoori

    Ali MahjooriΠριν 3 μήνες

    1:02 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 dfkm agad! i love uuuu

  26. mohamed eldakkak

    mohamed eldakkakΠριν 3 μήνες

    # Checkmate strategy # It is to allow my opponent the opportunity to give me a checkmate and move with the king as if I escaped from the checkmate but in reality it is a trap to reach a place where I can control the game.

  27. Till March

    Till MarchΠριν 3 μήνες

    6:03 🤣insta death

  28. Ziqi Zhu

    Ziqi ZhuΠριν 3 μήνες

    中村光:在网上打败丁不难, 把他拖到中国时间半夜以后就行了。

  29. Nathan Carroll

    Nathan CarrollΠριν 3 μήνες

    He apologizes for the 10 seconds but doesn’t edit it out 😂😂😂😂 the best.

  30. Bel Bagi

    Bel BagiΠριν 3 μήνες

    Nice title btw Mr.Agad

  31. Tom Conners

    Tom ConnersΠριν 3 μήνες

    Who would Magnus Carlson least like to be head to head with in any kind of match today?

  32. ali_p_q games

    ali_p_q gamesΠριν 3 μήνες

    For those who were able to catch your breath, congratulations!

  33. Tom Conners

    Tom ConnersΠριν 3 μήνες

    I blundered the Tempo....

  34. Checkmate Chess Channel

    Checkmate Chess ChannelΠριν 3 μήνες

    Thanks shorty, love your videos.

  35. I like drums

    I like drumsΠριν 3 μήνες

    Agadmator, please take as much time to catch your breath as you like, it's better than risking your "heart issues"!

  36. Kevin Luo

    Kevin LuoΠριν 3 μήνες

    he took 8 seconds

  37. themarshall25

    themarshall25Πριν 3 μήνες

    nice shirt

  38. Mathias 90

    Mathias 90Πριν 3 μήνες

    Agadmator you get maybe some arrhythmia. I get sometimes also that. Its not nice. I have congenital heart disease (TGA)

  39. adem emre sadıkoğlu

    adem emre sadıkoğluΠριν 3 μήνες

    ive never seen an elite gm with such a terrible position

  40. 86 Godhand

    86 GodhandΠριν 3 μήνες

    Thats was one of the greatest things ive ever seen. Ive Been subscribed to this channel since aga had around 15-20k and he never ceases to amaze me. Love it haha!!!

  41. Tigger Woods

    Tigger WoodsΠριν 3 μήνες

    When are you having your surgery? Best wishes

  42. Paweł Kwiecień

    Paweł KwiecieńΠριν 3 μήνες

    Keep excersising Antionio. Well done.

  43. cheilas87

    cheilas87Πριν 3 μήνες

    The good, the bad and the losing (option) !!!!

  44. BlanchHudson

    BlanchHudsonΠριν 3 μήνες

    We have his bobblehead

  45. Anthony Miller

    Anthony MillerΠριν 3 μήνες

    you take care of yourself agadmator!

  46. Johannes Axelsson

    Johannes AxelssonΠριν 3 μήνες

    Your the best!

  47. The Armhand

    The ArmhandΠριν 3 μήνες

    He really dinged him up!!

  48. Sharad Bade

    Sharad BadeΠριν 3 μήνες

    sorry about what agadmator, sorry. about. what.??????

  49. dennis tanui

    dennis tanuiΠριν 3 μήνες

    That wallpaper......we need that wallpaper

  50. Dean McElyea

    Dean McElyeaΠριν 3 μήνες

    Agad taking 10 seconds to breathe reminded me how important self care is

  51. Wild

    WildΠριν 3 μήνες

    Great work and showcasing how a beautiful pause can enhance the quality of life is why you are my top channel.

  52. DiegoHCantor

    DiegoHCantorΠριν 3 μήνες

    Question: when you say sorry about that and lean. Are you scratching your leg? You always lean the same way so I wonder, or is the cable or your computer getting in the way #mystery

  53. Mini Man

    Mini ManΠριν 3 μήνες

    These Videos are my Friend.

  54. Nelson Fernando

    Nelson FernandoΠριν 3 μήνες

    Does anyone know why he says "sorry for that" and adjust something down?

  55. Pimpernickel

    PimpernickelΠριν 3 μήνες

    Bet he just closed a Phub window.

  56. nonchablunt

    nonchabluntΠριν 3 μήνες

    i wanted to rat out youtuber gm huschenbeth for copying all your videos (he records them himself, but uses exactly the same games and titles) and translating them without giving you any credit for it. i would not be surprised if he even steals your analysis and variations. like comment to draw agadmator's attention to it.

  57. Dhruv Sanghai

    Dhruv SanghaiΠριν 3 μήνες

    He didn’t have to do anything he just wanted to watch how it played out 🤦🏻‍♂️

  58. bruh moment

    bruh momentΠριν 3 μήνες

    absolutely decimated

  59. Umang Gada

    Umang GadaΠριν 3 μήνες

    You apologize too much. Don't worry. We love these videos so we would come watch it even if you make actual mistakes. You're great content maker. 😊

  60. Violeta Suklevska

    Violeta SuklevskaΠριν 3 μήνες

    That's a nice desktop you have, I can see fischer game of the century written on his shirt. Wonderful stuff!

  61. Kamal Maheshwari Chess

    Kamal Maheshwari ChessΠριν 3 μήνες 3 danish gambit decliend 🖕🖕👆👆👆👆

  62. Vikram Dattu

    Vikram DattuΠριν 3 μήνες

    I never get that sorry about that thing. You can just edit it out.

  63. Pekka Rintala

    Pekka RintalaΠριν 3 μήνες

    has Ding ever won a match? He seems always be losing.

  64. hitman gamer

    hitman gamerΠριν 3 μήνες

    Who wish to see the dream match Magnus carlsen vs Paul Charles Morphy

  65. Noah Cohen

    Noah CohenΠριν 3 μήνες

    I needed that 10 second pause, too.

  66. Rahul Srinivas

    Rahul SrinivasΠριν 3 μήνες

    #suggestion You can check out some of the games from the biel chess festival and maybe analyse them.

  67. Yash Ghardale

    Yash GhardaleΠριν 3 μήνες

    When will you continue with the morphy saga????????

  68. Andrew Van Fossen

    Andrew Van FossenΠριν 3 μήνες

    I hope he has stopped smoking. I don't want him to not be able to do these videos. Stay healthy.

  69. Bharath Kinnal

    Bharath KinnalΠριν 3 μήνες

    @Agadmator, I don't know if you will see this comment, but can you show us Anand vs. Gelfand please? Anand played a brilliant gamble in order to win from an absolutely losing position..

  70. Jason Koch

    Jason KochΠριν 3 μήνες

    What the heck happened to Ding? Ever since the Candidate's, feels like he's taken a step back. That one win against Fabi was good, but he was on fire in 2019 and seems to be a bit more mortal in 2020.

  71. math

    mathΠριν 3 μήνες

    4:07 The Ding goes skraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

  72. HG Z

    HG ZΠριν 3 μήνες

    What is he sorry about all time?? I seriously want to know.

  73. asliuf

    asliufΠριν 3 μήνες

    i fing love agadmator omg

  74. nikhil chandel

    nikhil chandelΠριν 3 μήνες

    btw, Magnus finished 11th in Fantasy Premier League, which is still a very, very good position, where most fpl struggle to finish in top 10K

  75. Ashutosh Tripathi

    Ashutosh TripathiΠριν 3 μήνες

    Nice wallpaper there too......but agadmator still sorry about that 🤣

  76. Icarus Flying

    Icarus FlyingΠριν 3 μήνες

    The guy just needed 10 seconds to capture his breath

  77. Regz Zuse

    Regz ZuseΠριν 3 μήνες

    "So yeah!" Is next to Hello everyone! the most used Agads phrase, but it is very underrated.

  78. Loyalty Akpeti

    Loyalty AkpetiΠριν 3 μήνες

    Unfortunately Magnus didn't win the Fantasy League. He dropped from 4th to 11th. 😔

  79. Craig Bassett

    Craig BassettΠριν 3 μήνες

    61 people who don’t like doing light exercises disapproved this video.

  80. Inbm210

    Inbm210Πριν 3 μήνες

    Do you have the Corona?

  81. Robert Hortin

    Robert HortinΠριν 3 μήνες

    No chess pain, I hope. Great commentary.

  82. The Gorn

    The GornΠριν 3 μήνες

    I only give my woman ten seconds of sexy time - best ten seconds of her week.

  83. vivek sharma

    vivek sharmaΠριν 3 μήνες

    What a Legend 😂😂😂

  84. derrick gooden

    derrick goodenΠριν 3 μήνες

    MC smoking fools.

  85. Safe Tex

    Safe TexΠριν 3 μήνες

    i didn't find the winning move in 10 seconds and then realized that the pause was not for that reason !!!

  86. Joshua Elopre

    Joshua ElopreΠριν 3 μήνες

    Bishop pair from hell? Did I hear it correctly? hahaha

  87. Seb Master

    Seb MasterΠριν 3 μήνες

    Agadmator is out of shape. This is a terrible blunder.

  88. Thomas Gacheru

    Thomas GacheruΠριν 3 μήνες

    I'm fairly new to chess and I'm always wondering how Ding is 3rd highest in world ranking.

  89. Alwiliam Halim

    Alwiliam HalimΠριν 3 μήνες

    Not skipping that 10 second

  90. Ricardo Rosales

    Ricardo RosalesΠριν 3 μήνες

    Can we all just take a moment to appreciate all the work Antonio puts in to deliver great videos 😁.

  91. Stanislav Angelov

    Stanislav AngelovΠριν 3 μήνες

    Been watching for years and still have no clue what he keeps apologising for in almost every video when he reaches down to the pc. Can anyone explain the mystery pls :)

  92. Jawhar S

    Jawhar SΠριν 3 μήνες

    1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 e6 3 Nc3 a6 4 d4 cxd4 5 Nxd4 Qc7 6 a3 Nc6 7 f4 Bc5 8 Nb3 Ba7 9 Qg4 g6 10 Bd2 Nge7 11 O-O-O b5 12 e5 b4 13 Ne4 bxa3 14 bxa3 O-O 15 Nf6+ Kg7 16 h4 Nxe5 17 fxe5 Qxe5 18 Bh6+ Kxh6 19 Qg5+ Qxg5+ 20 hxg5+ 1-0

  93. spleeeen4it

    spleeeen4itΠριν 3 μήνες

    chess novice but love your videos

  94. Aris Delfino

    Aris DelfinoΠριν 3 μήνες

    And for those of you who able to do it congratulations on spotting that I have a light exercise that's why I catch my breath

  95. Shatadru Shuvon Dey

    Shatadru Shuvon DeyΠριν 3 μήνες

    Guess a word which starts with E Its called 'Editing'

  96. SHADOW5487

    SHADOW5487Πριν 3 μήνες

    Agad, I know that you probably think that everything is good with your content because you are getting views as it should be. However, please, do not take entire 2 minutes before starting a match. The fact that you have lots of views does not necessarily mean that it works well. For example, I didn't want to listen to how you are taking your breath. I've seen lots of cases before like that. Hope you understand it and respect it. Best, your subscriber

  97. We Breathe Football

    We Breathe FootballΠριν 3 μήνες

    He came 11th overall which is a great achievement cause I cane around 2 million😂

  98. Arpan Ghimire

    Arpan GhimireΠριν 3 μήνες

    Which app in screen please reply

  99. default name

    default nameΠριν 3 μήνες

    "Help your pieces so they can help you." - Paul Morphy The most anime chess quote ive ever heard.

  100. Hisham Amir

    Hisham AmirΠριν 3 μήνες

    Couldnt the queen just go to B4 to prevent the rook from checking the king? or instead of moving the king when the rook checks, just block using the rook.