Video: Bill Gates loses chess to Magnus Carlsen in 9 moves

Posted Jan 25, 2014

Magnus Carlsen is known for as the world chess champion. In this video, Carlsen took on Microsoft co-founder and the world’s second richest man Bill Gates.

Gates faced Carlsen during a chat show hosted by Norwegian TV persona Fredrik Skavlan. Carlsen had 30 seconds per move and Gates had 2 minutes per move.

After losing to Carlsen, Gates said “wow that was fast.” Carlsen, 23, has been a grandmaster in chess since 13.

Check out the video above.