World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen is participating in the Aimchess Rapid which kicked off yesterday on chess24.com. Carlsen lost his Round 1 game to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and finished the day with 7 points after defeating Eric Hansen and Vincent Keymer, and drawing against Aditya Mittal.
Carlsen’s game against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov started with 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 which became one of the most famous moves order as Magnus resigned his game against Hans Niemann at the Julius Baer Generation Cup in the exact same position. Commenting on the Aimchess Rapid Day 1 results, Magnus posted on his official twitter account: “Still looking for a good reply to 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4, hoping to be wiser after today“. See the tweet below
Aimchess Rapid – Replay all games here / Pairings & Schedule
Replay the game: Shakhriyar Mamedyarov – Magnus Carlsen 1-0