The Monster of Armageddons

On Wednesday, Magnus defeated Wesley So at the 2019 Norway Chess Tournament, winning his sixth armageddon game in a row. Over the past few years, Magnus has won all playoffs, and it seems like Norway Chess' innovation of using armageddons suits him perfectly. »

Theory Thursday #111!

Happy Theory Thursday! Magnus Carlsen recently got to use the Sveshnikov Sicilian during Shamkir Chess against Sergey Karjakin. Learn about this ambitious opening in "Long-Term Compensation". »