Cool As a Cucumber || So vs Carlsen || Opera Finals (2021)

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Wesley So vs Magnus Carlsen
Opera Euro Rapid, Finals Game 3, Feb-14, Match 2
Giuoco Piano (C50)
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a5 7. Re1 O-O 8. Nbd2 Ba7 9. Nf1 Be6 10. Bb5 Ne7 11. d4 c6 12. Bd3 Ng6 13. h3 Nh5 14. Be3 Nhf4 15. Bc2 Qc8 16. Bb3 exd4 17. Nxd4 Bxd4 18. Qxd4 Bxb3 19. axb3 d5 20. Qd2 Nxh3+ 21. gxh3 Qxh3 22. f4 Nh4 23. Nh2 dxe4 24. Qf2 Rfe8 25. Qf1 Qg3+ 26. Kh1 Nf5 27. Qg2 Qxg2+ 28. Kxg2 Nxe3+ 29. Rxe3 f5 30. Nf1 Red8 31. Ree1 Kf7 32. Red1 Kf6 33. Rxd8 Rxd8 34. Rxa5 g5 35. fxg5+ Kxg5 36. Kf2 h5 37. Ne3 b5 38. Nf1 h4 39. Ra7 Rh8 40. Rf7 h3 41. Ng3 h2 42. Rxf5+ Kg4 43. Rf6 h1=N+ 44. Nxh1 Rxh1 45. Rxc6 Kf4 46. Rf6+ Ke5 47. Rf8 Rh2+ 48. Ke3 Rxb2 49. b4 Rh2 50. Re8+ Kd5 51. Rd8+ Ke5 52. Re8+ Kd5 53. Rd8+ Ke5 54. Re8+
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen tops the field for the Opera Euro Rapid, the 3rd stage of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour. The 16-player event will be played online on chess24 from February 6th to 14th and features a $100,000 prize fund, with $30,000 for 1st place.
The tournament starts with a 3-day all-play-all preliminary stage 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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  • Damn wesley is 'so' good

    Sherwin RamosSherwin RamosPrije 16 minuta
  • Agad: And now... yess now castles, just going into the normal Giuoco piano Me:

    A follower Of ChristA follower Of ChristPrije 13 sati
  • I wanna push de F peon so hard¡ xD

    Deivy BastidaDeivy BastidaPrije 5 dana
  • I love "Captures Captures Captures and captures" MN

    Jim GardoufyJim GardoufyPrije 8 dana
  • 0:34 and as of this position magnus blunders by putting his bishop on c3 which results in wesley winning after 37 moves

    Rice CRice CPrije 15 dana
  • The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good. The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God. They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD. (Psalms 14:1-4 [KJV]) ^^ ^^ And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. (Revelation of John 20:15 [KJV])

    Trust And ObeyTrust And ObeyPrije 15 dana
  • 4:58 to 5:15 me as a kid :D

    rocky Krocky KPrije 18 dana
  • It can be a good idea for new players to not be afraid of ghosts. LOL

    Tomas EstephanTomas EstephanPrije 18 dana
  • Waiting for magnus win..

    Gaurav Kadu.Gaurav Kadu.Prije 18 dana
  • 0:42 _my disappointment is immeasurable, and my day is ruined_

    OracleOraclePrije 18 dana
  • spock vs magnus

    LancerFFSLancerFFSPrije 18 dana
  • Magnus sucks

    Caleb ChinCaleb ChinPrije 19 dana
  • He promoted to knight rather than a queen. Probably as a joke or some psychological warfare tactic 😂😂😂

    Nathaniel AceNathaniel AcePrije 19 dana
  • Magnus said afterwards he regretted not trusting his intuition here! Instinctively he said he knew something was wrong with Qxd4

    Mansur AhmedMansur AhmedPrije 19 dana

    Checkmate KingCheckmate KingPrije 20 dana
  • one thing for sure, they would both make perfect James Bond villains

    vincent v.vincent v.Prije 20 dana
  • when we will see Alekhine saga?

    bakerman12bakerman12Prije 20 dana
  • Which software are you using for this video

    Knowledge is PowerKnowledge is PowerPrije 20 dana
  • We can safely say now that Wesley is Carlsen’s father

    Jay Rhald PadillaJay Rhald PadillaPrije 20 dana
  • How long does magnus has been world champion?

    BigJ DaddyTvBigJ DaddyTvPrije 20 dana
  • *Queen is waiting to be forked in future.* I see what you did there.

    Jason LiamJason LiamPrije 20 dana
  • Why you put Mikhail Tal Pic ...inspite of lot of great players

    Knowledge is PowerKnowledge is PowerPrije 20 dana
  • I'm shite at chess

    Haolong FangliHaolong FangliPrije 20 dana
  • Yeeee

    Haolong FangliHaolong FangliPrije 20 dana
  • Agadmator sounds frustrated with how Magnus has been playing recently... Magnus needs to get his mind back in the game... but that also takes away from being a family man so idk... maybe it’s time for him to pass the torch 😞

    SargentShredderSargentShredderPrije 20 dana
  • Roses are red Violets are blue There's always an Asian Who's better than you!

    Andi BldAndi BldPrije 20 dana
  • 2:33 these nuts !

    Šimon HruškaŠimon HruškaPrije 20 dana
  • 1:25 'Dad I'm scared, there is a ghost in my room' 'It's okay son you can play rook e2'

    Busse SteenhuisBusse SteenhuisPrije 20 dana
  • I'm now waiting for Morphy's games.. please start it agadmator 🙏

    Saikat KarmakarSaikat KarmakarPrije 20 dana
  • At 14:05, I was watching the game live and I'm 100% sure Carlsen underpromoted to a Knight

    The_NephandiThe_NephandiPrije 20 dana
  • Correction: Magnus brought up knight instead of queen, it doesn't matter anyways it was funny

    EshwarChandra PEshwarChandra PPrije 20 dana
  • *After finding the move* Shit, I guess I am an engine now.

    FreeaBring 1FreeaBring 1Prije 20 dana
  • Great game

    OnitsukaTiger82OnitsukaTiger82Prije 21 dan
  • I love it when agadmator says "these nights"

    Daniel AccaryDaniel AccaryPrije 21 dan
  • I feel like there's a gap between rapid and classical. With a bit more time, like 30 or 40 minutes each plus 10 second increment, maybe some of these more exotic lines could have been calculated.

    ygg drasilygg drasilPrije 21 dan
  • keres, even geller were better than Carlsen... inflate the artistry...

    soulyrasheedsoulyrasheedPrije 21 dan
  • And now :):)

    AdityaAdityaPrije 21 dan
  • 7:14 What is the queen doing here? Waiting for it to be forked by the knight😂😂

    Alex SelvanathanAlex SelvanathanPrije 21 dan
  • Wesley So Cool

    sneijder023sneijder023Prije 21 dan
  • 7:40 This is just like the game in Tata Steel, "A Case of Double Blindness || Firouzja vs Caruana || Tata Steel (2021)"

    tanjinpangtanjinpangPrije 21 dan
  • If I call out my moves in my head in agadmators voice I play so much better

    skijumperwannabeskijumperwannabePrije 21 dan
  • Magnus actually underpromoted to a knight 🥲

    The Musical TravellerThe Musical TravellerPrije 21 dan
  • Should I be surprised? That any news agency has not discovered agadmator's voice and offered him a job?

    Digital MusicDigital MusicPrije 21 dan
  • well i would say, the finals are not just games for intellectual, it is also psychological deception and war. And wesley aced it. Congrats tho.

    martin lopezmartin lopezPrije 21 dan
  • 14:28 why not Rc2?

    PP1969GRPP1969GRPrije 21 dan
  • and now.... AND NOW...... ANDDDD NOOOOOOWWWW

    Ivan Gorga TheophilusIvan Gorga TheophilusPrije 21 dan
  • 7:21 the queen was waiting to be f*ucked 😂

    promisepromisePrije 21 dan
  • 11:42 Blame it on the Anesthesia!!!

    Aryan KoliAryan KoliPrije 21 dan
  • I was so convinced Wesley So was gonna go for some EVANS GAMBIT ACTION! Dang it haha!

    Andrew PerainoAndrew PerainoPrije 21 dan
  • how come we dint see evans gambit here :P

    Mohammed ShadabMohammed ShadabPrije 21 dan
  • Hello

    Amorlito PurugananAmorlito PurugananPrije 21 dan
  • "waiting to be forked" seriously made me laugh.. @7:15

    Beatrix RenautoBeatrix RenautoPrije 21 dan
  • SO so sad...Like the pandemic, losing to Wesley is the 'NEW NORMAL' for the WCC Magnus.

    Ulysis GrutaUlysis GrutaPrije 21 dan
  • Let's Go #TeamWesleySo

    ThePinoyMambaThePinoyMambaPrije 21 dan
  • 6:48 lol

    E L I T E J E FE L I T E J E FPrije 21 dan
  • 0:36 lol

    E L I T E J E FE L I T E J E FPrije 21 dan
  • 0:42 that evil smile of agadmator :p

    Debendra sahuDebendra sahuPrije 21 dan
  • Agad using every cell in his body to not make another evans gambit joke at the beginning

    Phlash64Phlash64Prije 21 dan
  • nice chess

    Budi DiBudi DiPrije 21 dan
  • Lmao I actually thought it was gonna be an Evans

    CJayinCJayinPrije 21 dan
  • Guess he can't continue his streak in long term.

    Arun BeckhamArun BeckhamPrije 21 dan
  • By the way he didn't make the queen it was knight with the check more forcing move.

    Manthan MistryManthan MistryPrije 21 dan
  • Why not knight to D2 by white to protect against the fork at 8:43?

    Mike MannisMike MannisPrije 21 dan
  • I’m shocked that Giuoco Piano games are played at GM level. Pretty cool, I prefer these games

    Evan's GateEvan's GatePrije 21 dan
  • Agadmator: "What is the Queen doing here on the d4 square?" Magnus: "Waiting to be forked in future variations" - 7:15 -

    DorCraftDorCraftPrije 21 dan
  • wesley so seems to have magnus's number as of late.

    Rasheem SmithRasheem SmithPrije 21 dan
  • I bet magnus was searching for this video right after his game to see what went wrong

    Alx LvIAlx LvIPrije 21 dan
  • I always like the term "comes alive" in chess, whether it's a "sleeping" bishop or rook. It's just wonderful to hear, like some beast ready to devour the world

    Choi-RChoi-RPrije 21 dan
  • Thank you for the good coverage of tis awesome game with those big lines.

    Javic167Javic167Prije 21 dan
  • 16.10 magnus having white pieces bro

    ジbad๛boyジジbad๛boyジPrije 21 dan
  • It was actually h1 with Knight promotion instead of h1 with queen. Even in a bad situation Magnus being cheeky!! 😅

    ajinkya khanzodeajinkya khanzodePrije 21 dan
  • Until wesley explains himself what was on his mind if Magnus knight takes a pawn in front of his King, we will never know if that indeed a winning move for Magnus. Wesley is the best defender nowadays.

    Fist FuryFist FuryPrije 21 dan
  • So So Wesley Wesley So So 👏👏👏👏💪💪💪💪

    Vikram SrinivasanVikram SrinivasanPrije 21 dan
  • It's amazing how agadmator shows the champion's imprecise play

    Victor BodeanuVictor BodeanuPrije 21 dan
  • Ilove the reac of sir Antonio when he say "NOW" hahaha 😆 another same opening on the board again. 😆💞

    Mikko HandsomeMikko HandsomePrije 21 dan
  • Magnus must have seriously considered 16. Bxh3. As Agadmator showed in the brief analysis, the onus is on Black to show compensation. It is there, but exactness in rapid is something you cannot count on. Any false step and white keeps the piece and slowly turns the tide. As for the combination resulting from 18... Nxg2 - Magnus would get the "Morphy Head" for that one.

    MisterNewOutlookMisterNewOutlookPrije 21 dan
  • „Maybe good things can happen“ is such a beautiful phrase.

    Melanie MeyerMelanie MeyerPrije 21 dan
  • #13:45 e4 to e3?

    gaby de wildegaby de wildePrije 21 dan
  • B4 isn't an "idea" Antonio, it's a lifestyle

    arιѕ ㊙️arιѕ ㊙️Prije 21 dan
  • And wesley turned my 500$ to 1500$ . Wesley is God.

    Zena NakazatoZena NakazatoPrije 21 dan
  • why does wesley have white in all of the games?

    اكتساح aktsa7اكتساح aktsa7Prije 21 dan
  • AND NOW hahahaha

    David GindiDavid GindiPrije 21 dan
  • 14:13 He actually promoted to a Knight not a Queen

    Mr. ObviousMr. ObviousPrije 21 dan
  • in actual game, magnus promoted to a knight not queen. anyway, thnx for the analysis.

    darepawn !darepawn !Prije 21 dan
  • 14:00 Actually magnus underpromoted to a knight there. Today's games were really exciting and kind of sad at the same time. Magnus was getting really nice positions but couldnt find the right moves when he mostly needed them!

    Γιώργος ΝανούρηςΓιώργος ΝανούρηςPrije 21 dan
  • A fascinating, but also rather frustrating game ... neither player seems able to follow a strategy thru, and of cos his opponent is there to thwart that intention, but, it seemed in play back, that neither player entirely what the other player wanted to do ... And all this says that it was just beyond my abilities to follow the intention and consequences of each move, or potential move .... Probably one to study very (very) slowly.... Thanks.

    william gosswilliam gossPrije 21 dan
  • What’s agad’s fav color?

    Billbo MCBillbo MCPrije 21 dan
  • And now..........."Evan's Gamit" 😂 "Sorry about that" !

    NSG eSportsNSG eSportsPrije 21 dan
  • I am sorry but your standard of analysis of games have gone down a bit, yes a4 is the better prophylactic move why is it played its not mentioned other than the fact that it is to make the bishop move away from the diagonal but why does it need to move that isn't mentioned, but also taking on h3 instead of a4 is also good and is winning. there is a Bg2 line which is seriously beautiful which you have not covered at all. In the previous videos in this tournament as well you have missed out on analysis. None the less we still appreciate everything which you do for the love of chess..

    Captain DeadpoolCaptain DeadpoolPrije 21 dan
  • 00:41 : No Evans Gambit action 02:37 : _"[un]pleasant for White to face all of these knights"_ 03:20 : _"...nasty plans..."_ 05:13 : _"...massive capture fest..."_ 07:18 : _"...waiting to be forked..."_ 14:02 : Promote to knight (not queen as shown here - acknowledged in ID _DN036qmnc5E_ )

    Peter MortensenPeter MortensenPrije 21 dan
  • this is way too much for me to comprehend

    Maksymilian ReiterMaksymilian ReiterPrije 21 dan
  • 6'27: 'queen captures or bishop captures doesn't really matter.' I think that after bisshop captures you immediately lose because of rook captures queen

    Sander DasSander DasPrije 21 dan
  • -agad what are your plans for Valentine's Day -a massive capturefest

    Atakan ŞelteAtakan ŞeltePrije 21 dan
    • At 05:13

      Peter MortensenPeter MortensenPrije 21 dan
  • 14:00 mistake. it was promoted to a knight

    smmshoesmmshoePrije 21 dan
  • after the failed greek sac of the previous game magnus wasnt feeling it what a shame

    soy lucassoy lucasPrije 21 dan
    • oh woops i rushed myself, first he did end up saccing, second antiono already says this later

      soy lucassoy lucasPrije 21 dan
  • It was Magnus' wrong week for sacrifices

    Ugo RossiUgo RossiPrije 21 dan
  • 7:16 "what is the Queen doing here...,Well waiting to be forked in the future.."😂😂 whats up with those queens and foking🤣

    YayaaYayaaPrije 21 dan
  • 14:02 Magnus promoted to Knight

    Leonardo PozzobonLeonardo PozzobonPrije 21 dan
  • On Chessbase India, Anish Giri also believed that Magnus was reluctant to sacrifice because of what happened in game one. Anish said "It shows that sometimes it's better NOT to learn from your mistakes" and that this has happened to him too several times. Very humble and nice that Agad picked up on it too.

    Benjamin DavidsonBenjamin DavidsonPrije 21 dan

      Checkmate KingCheckmate KingPrije 20 dana
  • The queen on d4 is waiting to be *FORKED* LMAO

    Ali AliAli AliPrije 21 dan