Magnus Carlsen is NOT Unhappy That Ian Nepomniachtchi Win The Candidates 2021
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  • Valentin B. Bura
    Valentin B. Bura

    Extremely articulate person... He's got my respect!

  • Sirius Leigh
    Sirius Leigh

    That's how a man answers the "Happily Married?" question. He's well prepped.

  • Lokesh Zoom
    Lokesh Zoom

    Magnus wanted giri to win

  • Ujwal Bharti
    Ujwal Bharti

    Ahh its very interest aa... In short he DOESN'TCare

  • zcherryzz zee
    zcherryzz zee

    Not sure why so many people saying Magnus doesn't care, does that mean you think Magnus just thinks he is going to win whoever it is? The last 2 world championship matches have been even after 12 games, both going to rapid play to decide the winner. Carlson hasn't been winning everything lately, Nepo could be a very tough person for Magnus to play. Magnus cares I would say, he just can't do anything about who is his next challenger lol.

  • kshiteesh bijjula
    kshiteesh bijjula

    Sheldon cooper

  • Uzair Chudhary
    Uzair Chudhary

    I think there will be a lot of decisive games and less draws than usual (in comparison to previous WC). Nepo obviously can set up some genius attacks, but on the other hand Magnus is brilliant at finding the best move so it won't be tiny positional advantage vs tiny positional advantage at every move (No offense to Karpov :)

  • Liem group
    Liem group

    Nepo always bring high quality games against Magnus, BUT those games where Ian seems to be winning are the one where Ian makes daring risky moves. In WC many players suddenly become Mr Solidus Solid, which means Magnus will be in his comfort zone and also comfortable championship, while Ian will be out of his elements and new to the championship. This could be the most intersting WC where Carlsen is the champ or the one where Ian just crash and burn early on.. or he plays solid and my bet is he lost 2 games against Magnus.


    Really looking forward to this match. Magnus is obviously the man, but Nepo also plays some of the most fun chess to watch. Expecting a great game

  • Ken Lowe
    Ken Lowe

    if Nepo can’t beat MC in the championship - no one might be able to at least for the next 10 years

  • gremglee

    Please don't butcher Ian's last name with the wrong stress placement. Ask any Russian-speaking chess player for the right pronunciation or just call him by the first name only.

  • Nishant Kumar Bundela
    Nishant Kumar Bundela

    I bet he wouldn't have said what he said if it was Giri going against him. One of the life's greatest pleasure would be to see Anish and Magnus getting into a twitter war leading to the World Championship.

  • Masoom Shafi
    Masoom Shafi

    Magnus: Ian plays aggressively and give his opponent chances Also Magnus: Blunders the queen just so he can for the two rooks

    • Aman Kumar
      Aman Kumar

      That's not blundering That's like winning a pawn lol

  • Aruna Kanchana
    Aruna Kanchana

    worst interviewer ever lol

  • A SKill
    A SKill

    "...very good oppo-"

  • muffemod

    Nepo beat him and he's pissed.

  • Amado Dominguez Amaro
    Amado Dominguez Amaro

    fisher vs karpov 2.0? my bet is on ian

  • andres vera
    andres vera

    En los últimos matches por el título mundial gana, llevándolos al desempate en bitz. Si eso le pasa con firouzja puede despedirse del titulo.

  • Shroom Lol
    Shroom Lol

    It's gonna be a banger for sure

  • Heat Pete
    Heat Pete

    *BREAKING NEWS* Magnus Carlsen will be playing a game(s) of chess within the next 24 hours!

  • абдул магомедовидович
    абдул магомедовидович

    Ez win by russian

  • Shohbat Ahsan Pranto
    Shohbat Ahsan Pranto

    Magnus' Choice of words is Always Great and professional and savage at the same time..just love it

  • Thomas Feinherb
    Thomas Feinherb


  • TCM3Gaming

    Magnus wants Ding Liren , Anish Giri or Wesley So in World Chess Championship. Nepo is a garbage... Easy business for world champion...easy million dollar prize...

  • Mordecai Peter
    Mordecai Peter

    Clickbait title lul

  • Dongardzz Lacnayz
    Dongardzz Lacnayz

    Magnus wants Giri so that he could beat him badly..

  • DarrickShanks

    Magnus is going to win.

  • Moshe Inoyatov
    Moshe Inoyatov

    That's his attitude with everything in life. We are trying to match your brilliance champion!

  • Dan winters
    Dan winters

    He’s probably happy for Jan

  • Al Ex
    Al Ex

    Magnus looks unconcerned.. not unhappy

  • ChromaticTempest

    Stylistically, Ian's screwed. His kind of game is centered on dynamism at the cost of sound play, while Magnus is all about sound play. BUT, I bet we have less draws this time around and the potential for some brilliancies.

  • Andrew White
    Andrew White

    "Chat. Don't be weird chat."

  • Vinay

    He's gonna win the WCC again bro. He literally doesn't care.

  • jahonten5

    Magnus is draining to listen to.

  • João Victor Martines
    João Victor Martines

    It's not that he doesnt care. It's about respect. If he had said that he was happy this could be a offense calling a easy match.

  • Alejo Lingua
    Alejo Lingua

    La pregunta no fue buena, no tiene por que estar feliz y le contesto en forma inteligente as ussual. Una pregunta poco inteligente.

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  • SunGod97

    Doesn’t Nepo have one of the best records against Carlsen

  • Julius Kageni
    Julius Kageni

    not unhappy looked like not happy before playing the video

  • Иван Грозный
    Иван Грозный

    neponyachiy xD

  • Rizki Akbar
    Rizki Akbar

    stats magnus vs ian clasic 1-4. . ian 🔥

  • Fatih Carlsen
    Fatih Carlsen

    magnus aaaaaa yan nepomniatchi win aaaaaaa candi aaaaa canditates aaaaa

  • رامي سامر عبد الخالق سليم
    رامي سامر عبد الخالق سليم

    Best answer

  • Ragheb Orfali
    Ragheb Orfali

    Rip Anish

  • Андрей Зоренко
    Андрей Зоренко


  • Brian Bernstein
    Brian Bernstein

    Chef: "Is the food good Magnus?" Magnus: "It doesn't taste like shit whatsoever."

    • SuPeRfRoG99


  • Ulrich N'zi
    Ulrich N'zi

    Can someone tell me what the name of this journalist ? Please I just know Maria

  • Raúl RLS
    Raúl RLS

    The kid who defeated Magnus played very aggressively. I think that the championship is going to give exciting matches.

  • Alexis

    should have been mvl

  • chessten

    "ahh ... it's really .. ahhh ... very interesting ... ahh ...", then went on with a yawn face. Classic Magnus :)

  • Bahasa Inggris Bersama Mr Adi
    Bahasa Inggris Bersama Mr Adi

    I feel bad for Anish and Caruana. I think this year is the best chance for them to challenge Magnus because, in 2023, the new era will begin. Alireza will dominate the candidates. Pragg will follow soin after. So, yeah!

  • arrowghost

    I wish the championship got to be updated on its format, it should cover all 3 levels, not always 12 classical matches to determine the winner while faster time ones only to break the ties

  • Jesús Rodríguez
    Jesús Rodríguez

    Pongan subtitulos njd😩

  • thenicesven

    those "i literally don't care" comments ruin evey single comment section when it comes to chess videos

  • Albin Nilsson
    Albin Nilsson

    7.5 to magnus and 3.5 to nepo. Calling it.

  • Kaan ö
    Kaan ö

    Magnus Carlsen does something Commentator: *breath heavily* 'Brilliant move by Magnus!' Chess is the most exciting sport in the universe , for sure.

  • kritmukh shukla
    kritmukh shukla

    I read not happy and clicked. Then I realised.......

  • G.O.D game of the day
    G.O.D game of the day

    0:14 never seen someone said the word ' interesting' with this much disinterest.

  • Bilal Enes Kosar
    Bilal Enes Kosar

    Another one for magnus to beat.

  • Guillaume Huet
    Guillaume Huet

    I agree with Magnus. It will be an exciting match.

  • Good Man
    Good Man

    Three man i see them like machine ‘ magnus and carauana and ding

  • zan

    the most difficult game for magnus to play is coming up with scripts for interviews

  • Tuna On A Stick
    Tuna On A Stick

    He probably was cheering for Anish and was disappointed that he didn't win it

  • Evan Clark
    Evan Clark

    Literally no one in the candidates has a chance of beating Magnus. At least Nepo will make it interesting.

  • Juann

    Alguien me lo quiere traducir? 👉👈

  • Ajay kumar
    Ajay kumar

    I don't care what magnus thinks but I want to see an upset so I am rooting for Ian..

  • depriveable

    The way he speak not unhappy is just like he playing chess which confuses the opponent.

  • Spawn

    Why should Magnus be happy?

  • NotificationsTurnedOff

    The question is quite tricky. "Are you happy that Nepo is your challenger?" If he says he is happy, it's insulting to Nepo and kinda implying Magnus thinks Nepo will be a pushover. If he says he is not happy, it shows Mangus is "afraid" of Nepo. Not Unhappy is the correct answer because it shows he literally doesn't even care, lol jk.

  • Steve Brown
    Steve Brown

    This may be a weird observation, but do you notice how Nepo and Naka delicately finger their pieces in an effeminate manner and Magnus doesn't? He'd rather be out playing soccer.


    Wait for Jeffery Xiong, Alireza, Nihal Sarin, Gukesh, Praggnanandhaa, & Awonder Liang to challenge Magnus Carlsen

  • Chess Domatio
    Chess Domatio

    Magnus was in nerves now in terms of a garrison his title to WC..

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  • Brian Tep
    Brian Tep

    kind of a dumb question, magnus answered it perfectly

  • Michael Stephen Vargas
    Michael Stephen Vargas

    Oh boy, magnus vs. nepo will be an internet war for sure

  • Boam

    wish it would have been ding, but he just didn't perform in the first half of the candidates for some reason

  • Fernando Vega
    Fernando Vega

    Ojo con Nepo

  • Conor Fox
    Conor Fox

    I have a feeling Magnus will dominate. Sure Nepo has a plus score, but playing someone 14 times in a row is completely different. Magnus should slowly, but surely exploit his weaknesses. I mean Spassky had a plus score against Fischer. I think he was undefeated, actually.

  • Getis Realis
    Getis Realis

    Interviewer: So Magnus, the 4000+ rated computer won the candidates and will challenge you for world champion, how do you feel about that? Magnus: Yeah, compy played well, but I'll be sitting next to the electrical outlet, so I get this feeling I'll be in control of the matches and ultimately the championship!

  • Mostafa Hammadi
    Mostafa Hammadi

    This man is not just a great chess GM hes also a decent man with delicate way of answering tough questions ❤️

  • Brian T
    Brian T

    The statement by Magnus that "He is a very aggressive player and gives his opponent chances" is, in part, psychological preparation. I am unaware of Nepos Endgame skills so my bet is on Magnus.

  • Haz1 Bro
    Haz1 Bro

    Who else had to pick apart that double negative title for a good 30 seconds to finally figure out that ‘Not unhappy’ means happy 🤯

  • keylor

    How often do they play the world tournament?

  • Cesar Mendez
    Cesar Mendez

    Siiiiu la humildad del bicho carlsennn siiiuuuuuuu

  • AGT0M

    The Champ would have been unhappy if Anish Giri won the tournament.

  • muhamad muhaimin
    muhamad muhaimin

    Ahhhh first words is everything

  • ADC Yuumi
    ADC Yuumi

    You have to read between the lines a bit here. Magnus is NOT happy that's it's Nepo. He can see the silver lining -- the match will be "exciting for viewers", because Nepo has legitimate chances to win the title away from Magnus. In fact Nepo might even be the favorite here -- he has a positive win rate in classical format against Magnus. When Magnus says that he is "not unhappy", he is merely phrasing his words to say that he respects Nepo and thinks he can give Nepo a fight. If he said he was unhappy, he would be saying either that Nepo will 100% crush him or that he will 100% crush Nepo -- and Magnus doesn't believe either of those things. If Magnus's opponent had been Carlos Magnusen, Magnus would have said he was unhappy about it.

  • Kelana Gembira
    Kelana Gembira

    What was the jurnalist expected while asking this dumb unnecessary question?

  • Grant Reid
    Grant Reid

    Alternative title: Magnus isn't not happy

  • David Ross
    David Ross

    At least this time it's highly unlikely we will have another boring draw-fest



  • Charles Kennedy
    Charles Kennedy

    What it means is , He is happy that it is not Fabi because Magnus has as very hard time getting any advantage against Fabi . Fabi calculates so well . Sadly , Fabi played poorly in the candidates . Nepo is a well deserved candidates champion and if he can create some wild positions he may have a chance against Magnus but getting those positions are very hard against Magnus . Magnus will win the 3rd game and coast to the victory !

  • Sharkck

    Nepo czytał agresywne szachy

  • Ghoul Rafael
    Ghoul Rafael

    F for Giri :/

  • Ausar

    He doesnt care chat... he literally doesnt care...

  • tolis bergidis
    tolis bergidis

    Nepo is not stable how u can be not happy that u dont face a machine like Caruana or Ding

  • urano1988

    PFFFFFFT typical SILLY question coming from a SILLY journalist. What else should have he said? Could the answer have been any different if it was not Nepo, but someone else?

  • panda4247

    That shirt covered with logos is disgusting. It loses the point of a shirt being a nice formal piece of clothing. Furthermore, it's quite poorly executed. The 《○》and the RS on the other side make the fabric wrinkle quite a lot.


    Ian will stop magnus era and become the new world champ

  • Rombizio

    People say he doesn't care. Not true. He doesn't give a flying fuck is a better term.. Having said that Nepo can be a surprising tough pkayer to play against. He has a positive score against Magnus in Classical Chess.