Monday, March 15, 2010

Interview with Magnus Carlsen by Der Spiegel Online !

The German news magazine- Der Spiegel  did an interesting interview with World Chess no.1 player - Magnus Carlsen. (photo right)

Below is an interesting excerpt from the article regarding Carlsen opinion about his chess coach and former World Champion - Gary Kasparov

Carlsen - ...`In terms of our playing skills we are not that far apart. There are many things I am better at than he (Kasparov) is. And vice versa. Kasparov can calculate more alternatives, whereas my intuition is better. I immediately know how to rate a situation and what plan is necessary. I am clearly superior to him in that respect`....

You can read the interview at here

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