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Watch Bill Gates Get Destroyed In A 79-Second Chess Match

carlsen gates chess matchChess is either the opposite of sports or totally a sport, depending on how inclusive you’re feeling on any particular day. It’s definitely a competitive event, however, and the world’s best chess player needed only 1 minute and 19 seconds to take down one of the world’s richest men on a Norwegian talk show.

Now, just because Bill Gates is brainy doesn’t mean he’s good at chess. This is more a testament to 23-year-old Magnus Carlsen, who’s already a grandmaster (in fact, he has been for 10 years) and, like the Wu-Tang Clan is to the rap game, is nothing to fuck with.


Damn. Take that, Bill.

[BI Sports]

  • Ezer Album

    Please, Gates purposely walked into that one. Too bad he couldn’t have had one of his high-faluting ‘puter gizmos play for him. Also funny how the World champ knocked over Gates’ pawn on the first move; he couldn’t seem to keep his pieces on the squares.

  • Jerry Baustian

    Magnus Carlsen is not just “a grandmaster”; he is the top-ranked chess player in the world, and the reigning World Chess Champion,

  • Anonymous

    He is not just the reigning World Chess Champion or the top-ranked player in the world… He is the best player of all time!

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