World Champion Wins! || Wesley So vs Carlsen || Skilling Open Knockout (2020)

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Wesley So vs Magnus Carlsen
Chess24 (2020), Skilling Open, Knockouts, Finals MATCH 2, Game 5
Caro-Kann, advance variation (B12)
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 h6 6. O-O Ne7 7. a4 a5 8. Nbd2 Nd7 9. Nb3 Bh7 10. Bd2 Qb6 11. h3 Ng6 12. Qe1 Bb4 13. Bxb4 Qxb4 14. Qxb4 axb4 15. Bd3 c5 16. Nxc5 Nxc5 17. dxc5 Ra5 18. Bb5+ Ke7 19. Rfe1 Rc8 20. c3 bxc3 21. b4 Raa8 22. Rac1 Nf4 23. Rxc3 Be4 24. a5 f6 25. h4 g5 26. g3 Ng6 27. exf6 + Kxf6 28. hxg5 + hxg5 29. Nh2 Ne5 30. Rce3 Rh8 31 . f3 Rxh2 32. Kxh2 Nxf3 + 33. Rxf3 + Bxf3 34. c6 d4 35. Rf1 Rh8 + 36. Kg1 Rh1+ 37. Kf2 Rxf1+ 38. Bxf1 Bxc6 39. b5 Bd7 40. a6 bxa6 41. bxa6 d3 42. Bxd3 Ke5 43. a7 Bc6 44. Bf1
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen tops the field for the Skilling Open, the 1st event on the $1.5 million Champions Chess Tour. The 16-player field will be cut to 8 players in a single round-robin on the first 3 days, before the remaining participants play a 6-day knockout. The prize fund is $100,000, with a $30,000 top prize.
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  1. lakshya tyagi

    lakshya tyagiΠριν 9 ημέρες

    4:41, why can't the black pawn take the white pawn en passant?

  2. Shenanigans Fπckery

    Shenanigans FπckeryΠριν 10 ημέρες

    I just like how he speaks very fast so the audience would greatly understand.


    RECRUIT MASTERΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Wesley so is the best player in the world!!!

  4. Superb Audiobooks

    Superb AudiobooksΠριν 28 ημέρες

    Wesley So, of the best Filipino Chess players.

  5. S L

    S LΠριν μήνα

    Just found out Agadmator's other channel called Unbox therapy where he wears a cap and glasses

  6. Jeff Little

    Jeff LittleΠριν μήνα

    It takes Magnus Carlson 8-12 moves to have a completely new game. I can do it in 5-6 moves.

  7. Geovani Andrade

    Geovani AndradeΠριν μήνα

    Also after having caught so much from Carlsen he had to earn some😂😂😂😂

  8. No Crap

    No CrapΠριν μήνα

    Wesley So is filipino (if you might not know), even though he's not competing for the Philippines, I'm still proud of him!

  9. No Crap

    No CrapΠριν 14 ημέρες

    @TROY GAYMING is there something I did that offended you?


    TROY GAYMINGΠριν 14 ημέρες

    Cut the bullshit

  11. NewMen

    NewMenΠριν μήνα

    I answered two of your questions correctly! Feels good.



    Let's win a classical game from carlsen

  13. James

    JamesΠριν μήνα


  14. Chess Champ

    Chess ChampΠριν μήνα

    Congratulations Wesley so from Philippines But because of government support essue he go to team America Where ever you are we understand , we support your decision and we are so proud of you 😘😃😄

  15. Ricksflicks

    RicksflicksΠριν μήνα

    So, I've read in comments when he says "sorry about that" He's adjusting something that sound related. But I never notice a difference afterwards. What's he doing? Am I just oblivious?

  16. Trinity Apologetics

    Trinity ApologeticsΠριν μήνα

    Wow Wesley So won 😲 Congratulations my Filipino brother!

  17. Dhanesh Dhingra

    Dhanesh DhingraΠριν μήνα

    The winner of the game is the player who makes the next-to-last mistake - Savielly Tartakover

  18. Kriss Roy

    Kriss RoyΠριν μήνα


  19. tnglobe25

    tnglobe25Πριν μήνα

    Skilling Open is the most publicized tourney of 2020, it has double negative impact against Magnus because he was beaten by Wesley So during his birthday. Ask Nakamura.

  20. Mayank Pathak

    Mayank PathakΠριν μήνα

    @4:43 can we not play b2?

  21. DaredeviIGR

    DaredeviIGRΠριν μήνα

    So when you reach that critical position and play what magnus played do you a)feel happy you had a glimpse in the mind of the best chess player or b)realize oh shit you f*ed up.

  22. Boss Pin

    Boss PinΠριν μήνα

    I love it when he says congratulations. It makes me feel special

  23. Ellen Hall

    Ellen HallΠριν μήνα

    Everyone loves a good upset.

  24. chstar

    chstarΠριν μήνα

    Thank you for your wonderful coverage. Some people watch coverage of football, others watch coverage of basketball. I watch agadmator's coverage of Chess. The best Chess commentary out there.

  25. Mikey Lejan

    Mikey LejanΠριν μήνα

    Long live Wesley So

  26. Mike Ferraro

    Mike FerraroΠριν μήνα

    The internal request descriptively place because language congruently scream with a ten cent. second, faithful french

  27. Correction Quest

    Correction QuestΠριν μήνα

    Roger Stone lol

  28. Gelo G

    Gelo GΠριν μήνα

    This is like the first time I got the “feel free to pause and see the winning and losing move” section of agadmator!! I feel proud HAHAHAHAHA

  29. Weedee king

    Weedee kingΠριν μήνα

    Benny watts quote just crushed everything🧠

  30. Jazdale

    JazdaleΠριν μήνα

    It's all about the Philippines. Again.

  31. **California Dreamer **

    **California Dreamer **Πριν μήνα

    Philippines really has no claim here.

  32. Cally Mac

    Cally MacΠριν μήνα

    4:50 does en passant not exist here?

  33. **California Dreamer **

    **California Dreamer **Πριν μήνα

    You have heard the term. The next step is to know the rule. The answer is no.

  34. Hamidreza Roohian

    Hamidreza RoohianΠριν μήνα

    Every time Agad says pause the video and find the best move I find it, but I also always lose to 1200 players :D :D

  35. Roger Stone

    Roger StoneΠριν μήνα

    So should I be pleased that I found the move Magnus played? "Loses the game immediately" is not usually a thing to be happy about...

  36. Adun Toridas

    Adun ToridasΠριν μήνα

    9:46 white moves.. it's not a draw scenario. White wins there.

  37. Adun Toridas

    Adun ToridasΠριν μήνα

    @**California Dreamer ** doesn't matter. My point is that white is queening in this scenario. Anyhow, thanks for deleting your previous sarcastic comment. I wasn't being condescending, just stating something the youtuber overlooked. Still, have a nice day!

  38. Adun Toridas

    Adun ToridasΠριν μήνα

    @**California Dreamer ** P.c6

  39. Adun Toridas

    Adun ToridasΠριν μήνα

    @**California Dreamer ** white bishop b5

  40. Adun Toridas

    Adun ToridasΠριν μήνα

    @**California Dreamer ** maybe i am a grandmaster myself. Who knows?

  41. Zacariah Anderson

    Zacariah AndersonΠριν μήνα

    Well done Wesley congrats on winning the title, I seen this coming you've been on deadly form as of late

  42. Rodolfo Baliga

    Rodolfo BaligaΠριν μήνα

    Wesley So the Pilipino Grandmaster won when he defeated Grandmaster Carlsen. Congrats

  43. **California Dreamer **

    **California Dreamer **Πριν μήνα

    Rodolfo Baliga No one is flipping the reality. I gave you the reality. Prove me wrong and I will shut up. Stop acting like a kid.

  44. Leafy Peach

    Leafy PeachΠριν μήνα

    @Rodolfo Baliga lol

  45. Rodolfo Baliga

    Rodolfo BaligaΠριν μήνα

    @**California Dreamer ** so whatever he still PIlipino you cannot flip the reality he is an ophirians PIlipino not an american blood.

  46. **California Dreamer **

    **California Dreamer **Πριν μήνα

    Ethnicity is Filipino, Nationality is US. He flies the US flag not the Philippine flag, and represents US not the Philippines on Olympiads.

  47. T H

    T HΠριν μήνα

    What a beautiful game

  48. Ferdinand Buenavides

    Ferdinand BuenavidesΠριν μήνα

    Where's the dog above

  49. IC1101

    IC1101Πριν μήνα

    “Sorry about that”... so annoyed with what he does with his foot

  50. Corbin Lowe

    Corbin LoweΠριν μήνα

    It's a shame that Wesley So isn't part of the 2020 Candidates Tournament! 🤦‍♂️

  51. シュテル・ スタークス

    シュテル・ スタークスΠριν μήνα

    flash win the game

  52. Richard Keller

    Richard KellerΠριν μήνα

    Why couldn’t Magnus play en passant?

  53. Richard Keller

    Richard KellerΠριν μήνα

    @**California Dreamer ** never mind. He was at C3 not C4 so not en passant. He just chose not to take pawn.

  54. Richard Keller

    Richard KellerΠριν μήνα

    @**California Dreamer ** at 4min 43 secs B2 to B4. Can’t pawn at C3 do en passant?

  55. **California Dreamer **

    **California Dreamer **Πριν μήνα

    En passant was not even playable in this game.

  56. Fran Alarcón

    Fran AlarcónΠριν μήνα

    Who else wonders what does he do while he gives you a couple of seconds?

  57. Howard Chan

    Howard ChanΠριν μήνα

    Wesley So beat Carlsen to win Chess 960/Fischer Random Chess champion as well.

  58. N20 Games

    N20 GamesΠριν μήνα

    Great game by a great player!

  59. sadiq

    sadiqΠριν μήνα

    Nice game

  60. william goss

    william gossΠριν μήνα

    Fun game and great analysis, thkz.

  61. Wagner Feliziani

    Wagner FelizianiΠριν μήνα

    Why Magnus didnt capture elpasan at 4:56 ?

  62. Ben Mullen

    Ben MullenΠριν μήνα

    Every video: "Sorry about that" *reaches down... no discernable change and nothing had been wrong prior.

  63. R Q

    R QΠριν μήνα

    Agad : "Pause the video and try to see what magnus played" Me {too lazy to pause the video today} : ehh...not gonna calculate but Rh8+ looks good...maybe just play it safe with bxc6 Agad: "Either Rh8+ or bxc6 work here" Me : ☺️☺️☺️


    PORKY CHANNELΠριν μήνα

    4:44 why not capturing en passant?

  65. Hyperborean 2

    Hyperborean 2Πριν μήνα

    EverydayAgad: my thing is too long.. Sorry about that

  66. Hr H

    Hr HΠριν μήνα

    10:29 Magnus could do e5 closing the diagonal for white's bishop and hide the king behind the pawn to defend it.

  67. PJ

    PJΠριν μήνα

    Why not show the game where Wesley won with two knights vs magnus two bishops???

  68. Han Solar

    Han SolarΠριν μήνα

    Good click bait.

  69. حذيفة جرادات

    حذيفة جراداتΠριν μήνα

    Nice mach

  70. Belle Woods

    Belle WoodsΠριν μήνα

    ....and Benny Watts proves to be right 😶

  71. S.

    S.Πριν μήνα

    Lol omg this video title... agadmator! What a spoiler followed by an unexpected twist. Thanks so much for all your videos! Learning a ton and really enjoy your channel

  72. taro

    taroΠριν μήνα

    Hello Everyone

  73. Vạn Kỳ Thế Chiến

    Vạn Kỳ Thế ChiếnΠριν μήνα

    Agad: And it was in this position that I decided to review the game.

  74. dumbass

    dumbassΠριν μήνα

    What do you adjust when you go down with your arm? you usually follow it with "sorry about that", always wondered what's down there.

  75. Gavin Jones

    Gavin JonesΠριν μήνα

    Nice one Wes!! Payed back that bongcloud insult with interest! He should have sang 'happy birthday' to him in the interview lol.

  76. jacob stork

    jacob storkΠριν μήνα

    If at the end Carlson moved his pawn up one instead of his king he could have blocked 10:52 in he moves KE5 if he would have played PE5 instead he would have been able to protect with the bishop and then the king.

  77. Parag Kulkarni

    Parag KulkarniΠριν μήνα

    Make a video on Carleen vs firouzja

  78. Parag Kulkarni

    Parag KulkarniΠριν μήνα

    Make a video on Carleen vs firouzja

  79. Arshveer Singh

    Arshveer SinghΠριν μήνα

    Wesley is just too humble❤️

  80. Hemlock Drinker

    Hemlock DrinkerΠριν μήνα

    Why doesn't Magnus capture the pawn en passant at 4:51?

  81. gameforce11

    gameforce11Πριν μήνα

    The black pawn was on the 3rd had to be on the 4th rank and the white pawn had to move two squares on its first move.

  82. Flower83

    Flower83Πριν μήνα

    No spoiler alert??

  83. Flamngo

    FlamngoΠριν μήνα

    ابو الخطيب يمسي عليك

  84. LuxajinEgo

    LuxajinEgoΠριν μήνα

    Wooohooo proud of you Wesley So! Fun Fact Wesley So was born and raised in the Philippines, unfortunately the Chess culture and community in the Ph was not that big and opportunities were little for a genius like him. USA was happy to adopt him which allowed him to really go for gold! Happy to see him succeed, but sad he had to leave his motherland and represent another country. Galingan mo lagi Wesley! Laban lng lng laban bro!

  85. Mark Dan Kevin Enclonar

    Mark Dan Kevin EnclonarΠριν μήνα

    Congrats GM Wesley So!

  86. boxingjerapah

    boxingjerapahΠριν μήνα

    You made it too easy on Twitter lol.

  87. mightybatillo

    mightybatilloΠριν μήνα

    Man this game was so exciting, I also feel happy because I found the wining move (~°O°)~

  88. Lamberto Ponce

    Lamberto PonceΠριν μήνα

    Pawn to E5 instead of king and its a draw game

  89. Wj

    WjΠριν μήνα

    Agad: "and now you see the problem" Me: ?????????????????????????????????

  90. Dhneshd Dhingra

    Dhneshd DhingraΠριν μήνα

    Immortal 10 Chess Players Ever 1970-2020

  91. Bucket Ostar

    Bucket OstarΠριν μήνα


  92. American Mike

    American MikeΠριν μήνα

    This game was amazing.

  93. Joel Corpus

    Joel CorpusΠριν μήνα

    Congrats Wesley! So far, So good!

  94. Tucker Penney

    Tucker PenneyΠριν μήνα

    Before white plays f3, that's actually a free knight on h2. Checkmate in 2 if white takes.

  95. ej zen

    ej zenΠριν μήνα


  96. Mason Boeman

    Mason BoemanΠριν μήνα

    Great quote choice from the queen’s gambit

  97. ComputerJunkie00

    ComputerJunkie00Πριν μήνα

    Fischer vs Spassky, Game 1 from their 1991 rematch. Fischer's play during the match was a bit uneven at times, but game 1 was pretty much perfect. I'd love to see a video on that game.

  98. Suheil Saeed

    Suheil SaeedΠριν μήνα


  99. youuuuuuuuuuutube

    youuuuuuuuuuutubeΠριν μήνα

    5:50 I'm surprised So didn't play h5, it seems completely safe whereas hxg5 looks very dangerous.

  100. **California Dreamer **

    **California Dreamer **Πριν μήνα

    He probably didn’t like the following b4. h5 is kinda hard to defend while black’s b4 is a threat and beneficial for the white bishop.

  101. maitrihegde

    maitrihegdeΠριν μήνα

    you are a great teacher btw

  102. wh1te

    wh1teΠριν μήνα

    Love the title

  103. Rusty Shackleford 714

    Rusty Shackleford 714Πριν μήνα

    Beautiful game! Thank you for helping me understand why.

  104. K B

    K BΠριν μήνα

    Well played Wesley 😀👏🏾

  105. SpecialGuy29

    SpecialGuy29Πριν μήνα

    Gates vs Carlsen for the lols pls

  106. A P

    A PΠριν μήνα

    Great game by Wesley So.

  107. P Chan

    P ChanΠριν μήνα

    2:12 "Bishop H7 *is a known move* so already as of move 9 we have a completely new game"

  108. Darwin Harianto

    Darwin HariantoΠριν μήνα

    "sorry about that" happens because his piece make a loud sound when he moved it. He reached under the table to control the sound

  109. Kian M.Tamar

    Kian M.TamarΠριν μήνα

    #suggestion On December 6th the Europe-Echecs has organised a 10-Rapid-game match between *Vassily Ivanchuk* and *Alireza Firouzja.* Should be very interesting when these two are playing.

  110. Junjun Laure

    Junjun LaureΠριν μήνα

    Press like if you want Agadmator to react to the movie Queen's Gambit

  111. moataz mady

    moataz madyΠριν μήνα

    decent battle

  112. Wim Matthijs

    Wim MatthijsΠριν μήνα

    Like everybody i noticed the "sorry about that" in every video, but is there any context to this at all? Dit he get a huge donation after saying it in a certain video and couldn't stop doing it since or is there any other reason (other than just being humourous i mean)

  113. Somali Legend

    Somali LegendΠριν μήνα

    My fav defense as black Carro- khan

  114. sadas

    sadasΠριν μήνα

    Lol Agad really likes that all pawns and no hope quote huh

  115. Anomynous Bryan

    Anomynous BryanΠριν μήνα

    “You can’t add any more defenders to the a5 pawn, so you should defend it anyway you can and that’s Bb4”

  116. Planet Yam

    Planet YamΠριν μήνα

    agadmator i love you

  117. Gian-luca Jelitto

    Gian-luca JelittoΠριν μήνα

    7:57 I found the move magnus played. Was happy cause its probably a good move. Agad: this position is now lost for magnus 😅😂