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The Great Magnus

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Friday, 29 November 2013

By WGM Irina Bulmaga, Romania, FIDE 2399

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This article is dedicated to one of the greatest chess players of all the times- the #1 chess player in the world and the 16th World Chess Champion- Magnus Carlsen.

I can't stop being amazed by Magnus- the opener of a new era in chess! He makes it all look possible- living a full life, enjoying it and being the best.

Winning the match against Anand, Magnus has not proved anything that needed to be proved. We all respected his chess and admired his simple way of pulling the best out of any situation. I think that his chess clearly shows the primordial "surviving" skill of our averted ancestors. When watching his games, I somehow get the feeling of watching those documentaries about the primary human beings who strived to get to live a new day and who step by step evolved onto being a complex civilization.

Saying that Magnus inspires is too little- he makes us rethink all we know about chess and, for me, about life approach too.

I am grateful to have witnessed the phenomenon of Magnus Carlsen.

Our generation might have a chance afterall, huh?

Based on the publications in Irina's blog

Other posts by WGM Irina Bulmaga:
20 years to go
Chinese wall
Walk this Way
Sweet critique
Universiade in Kazan-II
Universiade in Kazan
Turkish Chess League
Me at my worst
Report from Golden Sands tournament

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1. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 11:20 30 2013 .
Let's see what happens once Magnus gets married.

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