Magnus Carlsen Wins 10 But Loses 1 In Chess.com Simul ..

Playing at amazing speed, GM Magnus Carlsen crushed 10 opponents but was defeated once in a Chess.com simul on Sunday.
In what was the first-ever Chess.com event to feature the 24-year-old world champion, Carlsen played nine Chess.com members, a celebrity, and a ChessKid. The final score was 10-1.
The Norwegian played from his hometown Oslo while commentary was provided by GM Irina Krush and IM Danny Rensch from Orlando, Florida, where the USCF K-12 Grade Nationals were held.

 

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IM Danny Rensch and GM Irina Krush commented live from Orlando, Florida. About 100 spectators attended in person (photo: Christine Vancott).

IM Danny Rensch and GM Irina Krush commented live from Orlando, Florida. About 100 spectators attended in person (photo: Christine Vancott).