How Carlsen Used My SECRET Opening to Punish Gukesh in 10 Moves
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How Magnus Carlsen Punished Gukesh’s Sicilian Defense in 10 Moves

How Magnus Carlsen Punished Gukesh’s Sicilian Defense in 10 Moves

Today you’re about to see an aggressive chess opening variation used by Magnus Carlsen against the Sicilian Defense in his game against the Indian chess prodigy, Gukesh.

Carlsen achieved a winning position in just 10 moves using the Grand Prix Attack. The Grand Prix Attack arises after the initial moves 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4.

With the move 3.f4, White immediately asserts control over space on the kingside, laying the groundwork for a powerful kingside attack in the middlegame.

Below, you can find the complete game between Magnus Carlsen and Gukesh:

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