Chess: Magnus Carlsen beats Bill Gates in just 71 seconds
Jan 24, 2014
Magnus Carlsen doesn't show mercy to anyone. Even if his opponent happens to be Bill Gates, the billionaire philanthropist, Carlsen will play his game and he will play it well. The Norwegian chess phenomenon, who recently beat India's Viswanathan Anand to become the world champion and the world's best chess player, took just one minute and eleven seconds to checkmate Bill Gates when the two met on the Skavlan chat show on Thursday."The outcome is a foregone conclusion," Gates said wryly as a chessboard was brought onto the show. But even then the defeat must've left Gates stunned. C...