16 May 2014

Magnus Versus the Country of Norway

From Youtube channel Videos You Should See.

Chess Champion Takes on Entire Country of Norway (2:27) • 'Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen played a game of chess against the rest of Norway in a live TV show on [May 8] which ended in a draw.'

The description explained,

The Norwegian people were represented by a man dressed in red who was later revealed to be former cross-country skiing champion Oddvar Braa. People all around the country were able to vote on moves suggested by three grand masters. In turn, the grand masters were allowed to call on help from the chess computer Houdini making it even more difficult for the world's best chess player.

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