Magnus Carlsen vs. Hans Harestad
Magnus Carlsen vs. Hans Harestad, Copenhagen, 2003.
Mate in 3. White to move.
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1. Qxg5+ fxg5 2. Rf7+ Kxh6 3. Rxh7#
r7/3bb1kp/q4p1N/1pnPp1np/2p4Q/2P5/1PB3P1/2B2RK1 w - - 0 1
About the players
Hans Harestad (1974-) is a Norwegian chess Master with a peak rating of 2318.
Magnus Carlsen (1990-) is a Norwegian chess Grandmaster and World Chess Champion, with a peak rating of 2882 - the highest in history at the time of writing. A chess prodigy, he earned the Grandmaster title at the age of 13. He uses a variety of openings to make it as difficult as possible for his opponents to prepare against him.
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