On the weekend of the 29-year-old world chess champion stand at the London Chess Classic in use, in which he won the game for third place against Levon Aronian. Reason to be happy he should have but had also Cut off his virtual football team. In the Fantasy Premier League, in the more than seven million players take part, assigned it to the Sunday matches, in sixth place.
The virtual online game is a game money of 100 million to a player prior to any season, making a team, consisting of players of the highest level of English football-League, can be put together. After each League round, the Manager gets points for his players, he has put in the starting lineup, depending on their use of time, goals, victory or defeat.
His success in the Fantasy Football League Carlsen explained by pure luck. But his virtual Team, Kjell Ankedal, has cut in the last four years, always good. The 2018/2019er-League, he finished among the best 1000 players. This season, Carlsen needed only six weeks to improve on his placing from last season. Since then, he has climbed the rankings further and further high.
"It is a game similar to"
How many Norwegians Carlsen is an avid Fan of the Premier League and its virtual branch. In the year 2017, eight players from Norway were to be found among the 50 best in the world. As in Norway, many of the football matches of the highest division in England on live television to be transmitted, the Fantasy Football-obsessed Norwegians have an advantage over other Nations.
Carlsen follow the Premier League with a lot of passion, as the Norwegian chess Journalist Tarjei Svensen, who knows Carlsen already, since this was a little Boy, compared to the "Guardian" told. And in his spare time, or during the preparation for chess games Carlsen kicks as well against a Ball.
Killing time before round 6 at @Grand chess tour of Kolkata.— Magnus Carlsen (@Magnus Carlsen) November 23, 2019
My game against Vidit can be viewed at @chess24com : https://t.co/DcgVqKdJ6f pic.twitter.com/KEpF4oj9hS
Addressed to Carlsen's success in the online game said Svensen: "His skills in the Fantasy League for a few years. This season runs it for him, but exceptionally well." The reason Svensen looks to be in Carlsen's "excellent memory, and his Knowledge of English football". As the great chess strategist Carlsen did well in the Fantasy football game an edge. Svensen says: "It is a similar game, which requires a lot of planning and tactics."
When Carlsen was addressed in October in the Norwegian television on his good performance in the Fantasy game, he said, probably worried that it could leave Fortuna soon: "In the chess you know, if you did and when. In Fantasy football you've had the best luck."
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Created: 10.12.2019, 10:00 PM