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The Viking Sagas; Hammer vs Carlsen

Chess Lesson and Video: Jon Ludvig Hammer and Magnus Carlsen have been two of Norway’s finest players and most promising talents since they were just kids. Here we get to see a great performance from Magnus and just like in the “Game of the Century” we see the brilliance of a young, future World Champion. Carlsen and Hammer have become friends over the years and not just competitors. We all have to get used to playing with and against friends in chess but I can’t help but think of the classic expression “with friends like these, who needs enemies” after seeing this game!


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