Chess king Carlsen won the Norwegian Super League

Chess king Carlsen won the Norwegian Super League

Prodigy Alireza Firouzja in the penultimate standard game on October 15, Magnus Carlsen set a record for the third time to win the Norwegian Super League.

Carlsen, wielding black, wins a good in the middle, though the game is balanced. Towards the end of the king and goodness, Firouzja made a fundamental mistake in the rule against the king.

The rule against kings is a primitive lesson in the end, about a situation in which two kings are separated by odd numbers (1, 3, 5 or 7), on a horizontal line, vertical column or diagonal. In the position against the king, the side who must go first will lose.

The 17-year-old gamer realized the mistake right after going to the army and pressed the clock, but it was late. He surrendered right after Carlsen’s next move.

Just waiting for that, Carlsen went 69…Kc5 and reached the king’s position, one square apart. The next country belongs to White, so as a rule against the king, White cannot avoid failure. Black king will cornered the white king continuously with the rule against king, to catch well e4. Firouzja surrendered, because the way to defeat Black in this position was fundamental.

Just waiting for that, Carlsen went 69…Kc5 and reached the king’s position, one square apart. The next country belongs to White, so as a rule against the king, White cannot avoid failure. Black king will cornered the white king continuously with the rule against king, to catch well e4. Firouzja surrendered, because the way to defeat Black in this position was fundamental.

At the time of going to king c3, ​​Firouzja’s clock was only two seconds, even though he got 10 seconds after each move. But, the mistake of the number one young player in the world is still difficult to understand, especially when he is very strong at lightning and super lightning. Firouzja was able to hold a draw with 69.Kd2.

The victory helped Carlsen win three points, making a four-point gap with Firouzja himself – the second-place player – before the final round. The 29-year-old chess king won the Norwegian Super League for the third time, after 2016 and 2019.

In this year’s eight standard games, he won four, drew three and lost one. Elo increased six points, to 2,869. Carlsen pocketed $ 75,000. In the final round, he took the white army, meeting Levon Aronian.

The Norwegian Super League 2020 will take place from October 5 to October 16 in the city of Stavanger. Six standard two-turn round plays. The interpretation takes place in a special format. Each winning game is counted three points, losing no point. If they tie, the two players will fight against Armageddon. The winner of Armageddon was 1.5 points, losing one point. The bonus fund is 200,000 USD, in which the champion receives 75,000 USD.