World Number One Magnus Carlsen Adds Himself to Billionaire Elon Musk’s Problems List After His Recent Tweet on Chess

Published 06/07/2022, 10:15 AM EDT

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Apart from his extraordinary skills on the chessboard, being extremely witty is also an integral part of Magnus Carlsen’s personality. And if you talk about his wordplay game, it’s simply off the charts. This time, it’s billionaire Elon Musk who is at the receiving end, because he missed out on world chess champion Magnus Carlsen in a very special list linked to chess.

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Magnus Carlsen has been the heart of chess for almost a decade now. However, it’s not because he is the world’s chess Grand Master since 2013. It’s because of his remarkable contribution to the game of chess. He has had a significant role in establishing the popularity of chess in recent times. Not to exaggerate, but the Norwegian chess prodigy could be considered as Michael Jordan of chess.

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Elon Musk’s tweet gets Carlsen’s special treatment

Maybe Carlsen looks like a serious person while he is in the middle of the game. However, on the social media platform Twitter, he is indeed one of the most hilarious athletes out there. Therefore, living up to his standards, he retweeted a post by the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, adding his special touch to it. Elon recently tweeted a meme in which he highlighted the scenario if chess would have been a video game.

He addressed the probable problems players might have faced while playing chess as a video game, such as, “This map sucks, Why is queen so op and this game is stupid.” However, Magnus might have felt a little neglected, as he has been a major problem for chess players for a decade now. So he added himself to the list by writing, “Norwegian final boss is really annoying»”

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Magnus Carlsen once again loses to former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand

It appears that the 52-year-old Indian Grand Master Viswanathan Anand has still a lot to offer to the chess. In the Norway Chess tournament 2022, he once again defeated the current world champion, Magnus Carlsen, in a thrilling game. While his previous victory against the Norwegian was in a Blitz game, this one came in the classical section.

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It took Viswanathan Anand 50 moves to dismantle Carlsen’s hope to lead his prestigious home tournament. However, Carlsen is still in the second spot, and the door die games have just begun.

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Saurav Panwar is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A postgraduate in Media and Communication Studies, he shares a profound love for creative direction and filmmaking. Saurav is also an avid reader and a literature devotee whose fandom spreads from classics to sci-fi, non-fiction, plays, comics, and much more.
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