09 January 2022

The Careers of the Champion and the Challenger

While I was working on two of last month's posts -- A Flood of World Championship Videos (December 2021) and A Trio of World Championship Video Makers (ditto) -- I noted a few related videos from Chess24.com that didn' t fit the pattern for my two posts. All of them were about the careers of the protagonists in the recent 2021 Carlsen - Nepomniachtchi title match. Here's the first in the series.

Who are Magnus Carlsen and Ian Nepomniachtchi? (3:51) • '[Published on] Nov 28, 2021'

The description of the clip said,

We take a look at our our competitors as they compete in what could be the biggest match of their career.

Another couple of videos were about the challenger:-

It turned out that similar videos released during the match were reruns from a series published in March, all titled 'The Magnus Carlsen Story':-

Good thing I had these videos to fall back on, because there was little else published after the match ended. My short list was short indeed, but the Chess24 videos listed above are sure to be long lived.

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