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Watch Magnus Carlsen Play With Himself

I see he's using the "beating the bishop" defense.

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen played a quick game this morning against himself at age 20 with the power of time travel his chess app Play Magnus. He put the game up on his YouTube channel so we can all watch him trash talk his younger self. So how did current 23-year-old Magnus fair against Days of Magnus Past?

(via Magnus Carlsen)

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