Bill Gates Plays Chess Against Magnus Carlsen, the World's Best Chess Player

Posted on January 25, 2014

Bill Gates was a guest on Skavlan, a Norwegian-Swedish talk show hosted by Fredrik Skavlan. Magnus Carlsen, the top ranked chess player in the world, was also a guest. Skavlan had the two play a match. It took the 23-year-old chess champion just nine moves to best Gates. Carlsen made his moves amazingly quickly and was ready to play the second Gates had completed his move. The match was over in one minute and 19 seconds. Gates was a good sport to agree to play the chess wizard. Take a look:

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