Magnus’s Openings in Altibox Norway

Magnus Carlsen won Altibox Norway. Now we will discuss about his openings. Because now days you can not win a single match without opening preparation.  So what we will get in this article? We will get the best openings from the best player. So lets start the discussion.

Magnus Carlsen played 16 games and won 7 games, lost 1 game and rest were drawn. We will focus only on won matches.

Carlsen’s Openings

1: English Opening

2: Sicilian Rosolimio

3: Gruenfeld {Exchange variation}

4: Ruy Lopez

5: Slav Defense

In these openings and defenses he got victory so we might copy or prepare these opening for better results in our matches, but please remember that there are other factors also like middlegame, endgame, tactics we should improve these factors. So Lets watch Magnus’s won matches in Altibox Norway.


English Opening

Game: Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand

Sicilian, Rossolimo

Game: Levon Aronian vs Magnus Carlsen


Game: Magnus Carlsen vs Alexander Grischuk

Game: Magnus Carlsen vs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Ruy Lopez, Morhpy Defense

Game: Magnus Carlsen vs Ding Liren

Slav Defense, Geller Gambit

Game: Magnus Carlsen vs Yu Yangyi

Sicilian Defense: Rossolimo

Game: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen

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