Instructive video analysis of Karjakin’s victory over Carlsen in Game-8

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Our guest coach FM Marko Makaj has prepared a very instructive video analysis of Game-8 for you. In this video, Marko explains about the key moments of the game, the chances missed by the players and the error made by Carlsen. If you missed our text analysis of this game, you can find it here


You can watch the video lesson below:



You can download the PGN of this game here.


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FM Marko Makaj

Marko Makaj is from Croatia. He is a FIDE Master with an ELO of around 2350 and a chess trainer. He has held this title since 2008. Unfortunately, he doesn’t have time to play in tournaments in order to achieve the title of IM or GM. He has been working as a coach for over 15 years and many of his students have achieved great results.


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P.S. Today, 23 November, is Marko’s birthday. RCA wishes a very Happy Birthday to this cool teacher! 🙂 Don’t forget to write your wishes in the comments below.

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  1. Several days later and it’s still blowing my mind that Carlsen played 44.Qc6 instead of 44.Qg6. He seems to have winning chances right now after 46 moves in game 10. Imagine if the score was even and a victory here would leave Carlsen ahead with just two games to go!

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