This is a review of World Champion Magnus Carlsen’s Round 8 game from the 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship held in United Arab Emirates, Dubai. Carlsen was black against Yuriy Kryvoruchko. The opening played was the Sicilian Canal-Sokolsky Attack, however it transposed into a structure out of the Ruy Lopez. Carlsen, along with all other participants, played 5 rounds each day from June 16 thru June 18th. Time controls were set at 15 minutes with a 10 second increment.
Here’s the playlist of all 15 games Magnus Carlsen played to become the 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess Champion:
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