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Submitted by SonofPearl on Fri, 09/10/2010 at 8:30am.
If you've been a living in a cave for the last few weeks you might have missed the fact the Magnus Carlsen is playing a chess match versus the world.
The match is sponsored by G-Star and is powered by Chess.com.
Magnus has the white pieces and the match kicks off at 12:00 New York time.
GMs Hikaru Nakamura, Mixime Vachier-Lagrave and Judit Polgar will suggest moves for "The World" team, which they can vote on.
Official Site link HERE
It should be a blast! Let's take down the best player in the world!
Chess.com's inimitable Danny Rensch is also covering the game live here.
For maximum enjoyment switch your chess engines off and engage your grey matter instead!
Good luck everybody! Feel free to discuss the game in the comments below!http://www.chess.com/news/magnus-carlsen-v-the-word---live-1700