Magnus Will Crush Your Hopes and Dreams || Carlsen vs Dubov || Airthings Masters (2020)

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Magnus Carlsen vs Daniil Dubov
Airthings Masters (2020), Round Quarterfinals, Game 1
Ruy Lopez, Anderssen variation (C77)
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. c3 d5 8. exd5 Nxd5 9. O-O O-O 10. Re1 Be6 11. Nbd2 Nf4 12. d4 exd4 13. Ne4 Bd6 14. cxd4 Bxb3 15. Qxb3 Re8 16. Bxf4 Bxf4 17. Rad1 Qd7 18. Nc5 Qf5 19. Nxa6 Bd6 20. Nc5 Rxe1+ 21. Rxe1 Nxd4 22. Nxd4 Qxc5 23. Nxb5 Be5 24. Nc3 Bxc3 25. bxc3 g6 26. a4 Rd8 27. Qc2 Kg7 28. g3 Rd6 29. Re3 Qd5 30. Qe4 Qxe4 31. Rxe4 Rc6 32. a5 Rxc3 33. Ra4 Rb3 34. a6 Rb8 35. Kf1 Kf6 36. Ke2 Ke6 37. Kd3 Kd5 38. Rd4+ Kc6 39. Rc4+ Kd6 40. Rf4 f5 41. Rd4+ Kc6 42. Rc4+ Kd6 43. Kd4 Ra8 44. Ra4 Kc6 45. Ra2 Kb6 46. Kd5 Rd8+ 47. Ke6 Ra8 48. Rb2+ Kxa6 49. Kd5 Re8 50. Kc6 Re6+ 51. Kxc7 f4 52. Kd7 Re1 53. g4 Rh1 54. Kc6 Ka5 55. Kc5 Ka4 56. Rb4+ Ka3 57. Rxf4 Rxh2 58. Rf7 Kb3 59. f4 Kc3 60. f5 gxf5 61. gxf5 Ra2 62. Kd5 Ra5+ 63. Ke4 Ra4+ 64. Ke5 h5 65. Rh7 h4 66. f6 Ra5+ 67. Ke6 Ra6+ 68. Kf5 Ra5+ 69. Kg6 Ra4 70. f7 Rg4+ 71. Kf5 Rg1 72. Rxh4
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen tops the field for the Airthings Masters, the 2nd stage of the Champions Chess Tour. The 12-player event will be played online on chess24 from December 26th to January 3rd and, as the first Major of the tour, features a $200,000 prize fund with $60,000 for 1st place. The winner also qualifies directly to the Grand Final in September 2021.
The tournament starts with a 3-day preliminary stage where the players play each other once before the top 8 go forward to a knockout. The time control is 15 minutes for all moves, with a 10-second increment from move 1. No draw offers are allowed before move 40. Official website:
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  1. Amalia Schustr

    Amalia SchustrΠριν 8 ημέρες

    The incandescent hexagon intraoperatively whisper because bottom conspicuously cross save a brawny cause. harsh, alluring police

  2. Steven DimISiano

    Steven DimISianoΠριν 13 ημέρες

    xaxaxaxaxaxaxa you are amazing! thnk you that you exist!

  3. dumisani chirwa

    dumisani chirwaΠριν 15 ημέρες

    Dubov being Dubove kkkk

  4. Michal Provazník

    Michal ProvazníkΠριν 16 ημέρες

    I cant imagine a succesful week without your 'without further due'

  5. KennedyMister

    KennedyMisterΠριν 16 ημέρες

    12:16 a powerful sigh

  6. Michael Pe

    Michael PeΠριν 16 ημέρες

    On min 4.04: Why can' Dubov take rook on E1 with his rook and than take knight?

  7. doone

    dooneΠριν 17 ημέρες

    I'm so confused. Magnus started as black but finished as white.....

  8. themadking 2

    themadking 2Πριν 21 ημέρα

    Water 💦 is life 👀

  9. Kreski z Kisielu

    Kreski z KisieluΠριν 21 ημέρα

    Im lost If this is Game 1 of QF and Magnus won, how has Dubov won the match after Game 3 with score 2.5 : 0.5? Can someone explain?

  10. Michael Rooze

    Michael RoozeΠριν 21 ημέρα

    is there not live footage of this game? would be cool to have that in the corner or something

  11. Harlan Y. Arcilla

    Harlan Y. ArcillaΠριν 23 ημέρες


  12. A R

    A RΠριν 23 ημέρες

    2:54 sorry about that

  13. Fortunalux

    FortunaluxΠριν 24 ημέρες

    0:07 heh, "Foreplayers had to drop out"

  14. Lora Bowers

    Lora BowersΠριν 24 ημέρες


  15. Gyro

    GyroΠριν 25 ημέρες

    This title didnt age well

  16. Abdullah Malla Othman

    Abdullah Malla OthmanΠριν 25 ημέρες

    Amazing, as always! 👊🏻

  17. akmd114379

    akmd114379Πριν 25 ημέρες

    "White will have to give it up." Agamad

  18. DRG iMBA

    DRG iMBAΠριν 25 ημέρες

    Last time I was this early Magnus' laptop resigned. 🤣

  19. Arkan Films

    Arkan FilmsΠριν 25 ημέρες

    09:10 try to harass the white king from behind ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  20. Alcadeias01

    Alcadeias01Πριν 25 ημέρες

    1e4 e5, Rf3(that's not a knight) lol !!!

  21. Baryshnikov

    BaryshnikovΠριν 25 ημέρες

    Dubov chiter

  22. Vikramsingh Parihar

    Vikramsingh PariharΠριν 25 ημέρες

    Something's missing in this video... Ah yes!... Sorry about that..

  23. Clay S

    Clay SΠριν 25 ημέρες

    The position at the "break" was winning for Dubov. [Variant "From Position"] [FEN "8/5R1p/8/2K2P2/8/2k5/r7/8 w - - 0 1"] 1. f6 Ra5+ 2. Kd6 Kd4 3. Ra7 Rxa7 4. Ke6 Ke4 5. f7 Rxf7 6. Kxf7 h5 7. Ke6 h4 8. Kd7 Kd5 9. Ke7 h3 10. Kf6 h2 11. Kg5 h1=Q 12. Kf4 Qh3 13. Kg5 Qf3 14. Kg6 Ke6 15. Kg7 Qh5 16. Kg8 Kf6 17. Kf8 Qf7#

  24. Lanxess India

    Lanxess IndiaΠριν 25 ημέρες

    For those who don't know Dubov knocked out Magnus on day 2 from the tournament....

  25. Akshay Deoke

    Akshay DeokeΠριν 25 ημέρες

    Magnus is best in end games.

  26. Bobby D and the Blue Notes

    Bobby D and the Blue NotesΠριν 26 ημέρες

    New sub. Love the channel. Thanks.

  27. Vidisha

    VidishaΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Well, this title didn't age well..... Good job Dubov😎😎. I hope magnus is in better shape next time🤗🤗

  28. ramirorodriguez18717

    ramirorodriguez18717Πριν 26 ημέρες

    the best ever . go magnus go

  29. Empanadero

    EmpanaderoΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Is this video a mistake? Magnus never won a game against Dubov. The final score was 0.5-2.5

  30. Florian Progni

    Florian ProgniΠριν 26 ημέρες

    at 4:01 why Dubov did not trade rooks with a check and then pick up the knight on a6 that a free piece

  31. Ultimate Asshole

    Ultimate AssholeΠριν 26 ημέρες

    The endgame skills is what separates Magnus from all other Super GMs

  32. Emma Lee

    Emma LeeΠριν 26 ημέρες

    The fixed rub scientifically whirl because ronald intraspecifically trot below a unaccountable tyvek. victorious, damaging swallow

  33. Lord Lesuo

    Lord LesuoΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Title: Magnus will crush your hipes and dreams. Magnus: loses 2 games the day after and eliminated by Dubov.

  34. Physics in a nutshell

    Physics in a nutshellΠριν 10 ημέρες


  35. Sebastian Rex

    Sebastian RexΠριν 26 ημέρες

    The man is just a machine in endgames The GOAT Carlsen... He's just built different

  36. Mike Wazowski

    Mike WazowskiΠριν 26 ημέρες

    That's not a knight. THAT's a knight.

  37. XamN

    XamNΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Just when I wanted a Carlsen v Dubov. Thanks Agad!

  38. Rick Harold

    Rick HaroldΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Nice endgame thx

  39. Mukul Mahajan

    Mukul MahajanΠριν 26 ημέρες

    0:37 "I am not a Knight" said the Rook calmy

  40. N'15

    N'15Πριν 26 ημέρες

    on 13:12 why didn't black play R.a6? I think he could've easily tied the game with that.

  41. Nori

    NoriΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Why didnt he check at 9:03? im a casual player and I still wonder about such things

  42. The Gorn

    The GornΠριν 26 ημέρες

    9:09 “harass the white king from behind”. That sounds a bit kinky

  43. Jens

    JensΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Dont spoil what happends in the title bruh

  44. Charlie Lidbury

    Charlie LidburyΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Day 2 of telling Alexander Hall his appriciation of Agadmator is appreciated


    WOZYHO KANÁLΠριν 26 ημέρες

    My IQ increased by 100 points after watching this video, thanks

  46. Max

    MaxΠριν 26 ημέρες

    That's the very weird thing about endgames. Both players have the same pieces, no player has an immediate advantage in terms of positioning (like white pawn at 7th rank etc) and still it takes only one slight mistake to turn a draw into a loss. I mean those are two of the best chess players around, there are 6 pieces total on the board and still there can be so many mistakes made. Personally that shows me how much I have to work on my endgames, I'd see this position and think there is no way this can't result in a draw if you don't blunder a rook or smth, it's so easy to overlook the immense complexity even in a game with barely any pieces, and also very limited pieces, I mean a pawn in this scenario only has 1 possible move. Insane.

  47. Vákum Jovencito

    Vákum JovencitoΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Amazing content as always, but please don't spoil the outcome of the match in the title

  48. Spy V

    Spy VΠριν 26 ημέρες

    9:08 😏

  49. Udit Sinha

    Udit SinhaΠριν 26 ημέρες

    "Harass the White King from behind"- Agadmator, 2020

  50. ToxicSoul

    ToxicSoulΠριν 26 ημέρες


  51. WalyB01

    WalyB01Πριν 26 ημέρες

    Remember never to play an endgame against magnus.

  52. tommyboy

    tommyboyΠριν 26 ημέρες

    I hope you didn’t sell that Bitcoin at $9,000 it’s almost like $30,000 now

  53. Christian Hennessey

    Christian HennesseyΠριν 26 ημέρες

    How does Dubov make such a blunder after so much good?....every gm would have called a draw except Magnum. Seems even top players dont study silly end game tactics.

  54. Yassin Elzoheiry

    Yassin ElzoheiryΠριν 26 ημέρες

    is it dumb that i don’t even know if this is an online tournament or not?

  55. Piyush Pathak

    Piyush PathakΠριν 26 ημέρες

    We are very close to know the agadmator meaning 😁😁😁

  56. Pussy slYer 68

    Pussy slYer 68Πριν 26 ημέρες

    Would you guys say that Dubov is the modern, young, soon to be Mikhail Tal?

  57. Anthony Heft

    Anthony HeftΠριν 26 ημέρες

    I’m a master at messing up a winning positions in endgames. Does anyone else have a bad connection to cause I do but on lichess it’s perfect. On I lose sec on my first move, like 2-5 sec + my moves hesitant.

  58. Madhav Mantri

    Madhav MantriΠριν 26 ημέρες

    At 8:06 why not black go king b5? if rook cap c7, king captures a6? kinda drawish? no?

  59. Madhav Mantri

    Madhav MantriΠριν 26 ημέρες

    @Killua2001 Ok yeah i get it. Thanks

  60. Killua2001

    Killua2001Πριν 26 ημέρες

    That doesn't help, because you'd lose momentum with that move set. If rook takes c7, then the next move can't be king cap a6, because if it does, rook takes h7 the next move and Dubov is rightly fucked. It'd be king b5, rook c7, rook h8, and then pawn a7, making b5 a big mistake.

  61. Nicholas Mason Music

    Nicholas Mason MusicΠριν 26 ημέρες

    “Pause the video to see if you can win the game for Magnus..” *thinks...* “So here, here and here are all winning. Such a suboptimal move that basically any move is winning. Congratulations everyone!” *totally different move in my head*

  62. Mukhtiar Ali Dall

    Mukhtiar Ali DallΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Magnus will crush this secondary tal today...😎😎😎

  63. jacen cade

    jacen cadeΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Strangely can't find much on this position. So I want to know more.

  64. jacen cade

    jacen cadeΠριν 26 ημέρες

    Do a video on the queens pawn: zukertort, chigorin variation.

  65. DeadDylan

    DeadDylanΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Dubov used hacks to get where he is he trash

  66. The Tin-Foil Hat Economist

    The Tin-Foil Hat EconomistΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Evidently, this not a completely new game.

  67. Ashton Sheppard

    Ashton SheppardΠριν 27 ημέρες

    8:55 Isn’t rook a2 completely winning?

  68. Mirek Heikkila

    Mirek HeikkilaΠριν 27 ημέρες

    oweee for one of the guys, gg....

  69. Allphonetips

    AllphonetipsΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Well good thing I have no hopes nor dreams nor goals. Nothing for my opponent to crush, therefore I win.

  70. Kyle J

    Kyle JΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Loud fart @7:53

  71. Isaac Anzaldua

    Isaac AnzalduaΠριν 27 ημέρες

    When he moved king to f8, he wasn’t preventing checkmate.

  72. Adam Grise

    Adam GriseΠριν 27 ημέρες

    "I think that door just sighed" is all I can think of 12:15

  73. ROBBER

    ROBBERΠριν 27 ημέρες

    I saw there's been an earthquake in Croatia are you ok man?

  74. wtfpwnz0red

    wtfpwnz0redΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Great endgame lesson

  75. CateDoge

    CateDogeΠριν 27 ημέρες

    I'm currently rated 1300 on lichess blitz. I'll reach beyond 2000 by 2022. 😎

  76. Obito Uchiha

    Obito UchihaΠριν 27 ημέρες

    The title ruined the game. I thought you had a brain? F

  77. Joel Kitcher

    Joel KitcherΠριν 27 ημέρες

    1:40 Oh my word it’s like 10 moves in, why chess gotta be so complicated

  78. Mike S

    Mike SΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Great game.

  79. Dinesh Devaraj

    Dinesh DevarajΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Agadmator is 2200+ player but still has confusion between rook & knight

  80. David Anderson

    David AndersonΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Agadmator is to chess commentary what Leela Zero is to chess engines: very quick, very creative, very human, very educational, and very entertaining.

  81. David Anderson

    David AndersonΠριν 27 ημέρες

    It's as if Magnus has memorized the entire existing endgame tablebase. Spielmann's famous chess quote, "Play the opening like a book, the middle game like a magician, and the endgame like a machine", has Magnus Carlsen as its most devoted adherent. To say disparagingly that Magnus often "grinds out the win" is an insult to the most intrinsic characteristic of the game itself.

  82. Karsono karsono

    Karsono karsonoΠριν 27 ημέρες

    hi everyone, just wanted to know how long is the minimum time to be considered classic chess. i only play 10 minutes on and that considered rapid. thx.

  83. Damon

    DamonΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Magnus punishes like an engine

  84. GHP2001 GHP

    GHP2001 GHPΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Unless another chess prodigy comes up... i pretty much think dubov is the future world champion (of his generation)

  85. Olaf

    OlafΠριν 27 ημέρες

    "Without further ado". I KNEW there was going to be a little bit more ado.

  86. sherlockhobbes

    sherlockhobbesΠριν 27 ημέρες

    12:47 "So uh, Congratulations Everyone" *me sitting here knowing I woulda SNIPED that pawn*

  87. TheEzacal

    TheEzacalΠριν 27 ημέρες

    The accent of the guy is unbearable !

  88. Prince Ruzky

    Prince RuzkyΠριν 27 ημέρες

    You are bias, why don't you show the game where Wesley So crushed Dubov?

  89. IK - 08FM 734340 Bristol Road MS

    IK - 08FM 734340 Bristol Road MSΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Me wakes up: What an awesome day to play chess, one day I will hopefully reach the goal of my conquest to be the best! Agamador: Magnus will crush your hopes and dreams.

  90. Wewlius Evola

    Wewlius EvolaΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Loving this Dubov guy so far.

  91. Hasan A

    Hasan AΠριν 27 ημέρες

    What I like is that Dubov doesn't seem like he's afraid to take Magnus to Endgame, even knowing that Magnus is the _Endgame Emperor._ Different from Magnus' rival, Nakamura, where even though he's also bloody brilliant, he avoids endgame with Magnus.

  92. NKS Gaming

    NKS GamingΠριν 27 ημέρες

    "trying to harass the white king from behind" Agadmador 2020

  93. Ray Archangel94

    Ray Archangel94Πριν 27 ημέρες

    “That’s not a knight”

  94. JohnnyReb1976

    JohnnyReb1976Πριν 27 ημέρες

    Dubov again played in great style, and again lost.

  95. Isaac Peruzzi

    Isaac PeruzziΠριν 27 ημέρες

    “Dubob being Dubov”

  96. Daniel G

    Daniel GΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Pogchamps was a low blow

  97. Nikku Nayar

    Nikku NayarΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Legend. And Magnus is pretty good too

  98. Fabrizio Vindigni Ricca

    Fabrizio Vindigni RiccaΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Dude are you OK with the earthquake?

  99. Pippa Johnston

    Pippa JohnstonΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Poor Dubov. Too creative to ever win a game. Living the dream

  100. sess

    sessΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Townes: say "Ruy Lopez!" lol 😂

  101. Jay Patel

    Jay PatelΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Hey agad, Can you please change the profile pic of magnus ...its there since eternity..hope you dont mind

  102. freydawg56

    freydawg56Πριν 27 ημέρες

    Left a like after Bros for Life. Well done.

  103. The Possimpible

    The PossimpibleΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Dont give ur views just shiw how they played.