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#35 - World Rapid & Blitz Highlights - Carlsen, Keymer, Nakamura
Episode 352nd January 2023 • The Chicken Chess Club • Jan Gustafsson, Laurent Fressinet & Peter Heine Nielsen
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The 35th episode of the Chicken Chess Club by GMs Jan Gustafsson, Laurent Fressinet & Peter Heine Nielsen.

This week's episode focused on the World Rapid & Blitz Championships, a 5-day speed chess extravaganza featuring Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, Ian Nepomniachtchi and breakout German star Vincent Keymer. There was a lot to discuss in this action-packed event, with some exciting chess interrupted by questionable arbiter decisions, Magnus Carlsen arriving 2.5 minutes late for a 3-minute game and a strictly enforced dresscode.

0:00 Intro & smalltalk

08:48 World Rapid Championship

42:26 World Blitz Championship

01:18:20 Fantasy Basketball talk (ending on a high)