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New Video by GM Jan Markos – GM Carlsen vs. GM Anand

Stanislav Pavlovič | January 18, 2013 – 19:033 Comments | 3,208 views

Slovak top rated chess player, GM Jan Markos, provides insight into the game by two players, both of which could claim the title of best player in the world. World’s Champion GM Viswanathan Anand plays agains world’s top rated chess player, GM Magnus Carlsen.

Being only 22 years old, Magnus Carlsen is already a legend. He has been world’s number one more or less consistently for the past two years. Recently he has broken the record of his former couch, GM Garry Kasparov, becoming the highest-rated chess player ever. Given his young age, he will certainly achieve more accolades.

Viswanathan Anand was also world’s number one, before his opponent took total dominance. In 2012, he has become World’s Champion, after defeating Israeli Boris Gelfand.

It is interesting to see, how Carlsen relatively easily gets an upper hand in this prestigious match. You can watch the preview here:

Full video in HD quality can be found at the Training zone of

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