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Ivan Saric of Croatia winning at World Chess Olympiad against Magnus Carlsen the current world champion
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published  08/13/2014 | Sports , Education | Unrated
Ivan Šarić is a former World Junior Chess Champion of the World under the age of 18, in 2008 in Vietnam


Official Chess Olympiad Show, Interview with Ivan Saric. IMPRESSIONS AFTER BEATING MAGNUS CARLSEN


Ivan Šarić on the left, Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solber and Magnus Carlsen

 
Billed as the world’s 4th largest sporting event, Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg (on the above photo) opening proceedings and made the first move for Norway’s world chess champion Magnus Carlsen in his match with Croatian  chess player Šarić. The reigning world champion suffered a shock loss to the young Split player, who has won a number of tournaments in the build up to the World Olympiad.

Source www.croatiaweek.com




In the 10th round of the Chess Olympiad in Tromsoe, World Champion Magnus Carlsen lost to Croatia's Ivan Saric, and Norway's team A lost to Croatia 0.5-3.5.

Source www.norwaypost.no



Ivan Šarić is a former World Junior Chess Champion of the World in 2008 in Vietnam, as well as a former European Chess Champion in 2007.

Source www.croatianhistory.net





Ivan Šarić is the winner of the prestigious Tata Steel Chess tournament organized in the January 2014 in the Netherlands.
Ivan Šarić won the tournament without any lost game.


Interview with Ivan Šarić, World Chess Champion under the age of 18, Vietnam, in 2008.

Ivan holds the title of Chess Grandmaster since 2008. Born in 1990 and living in the city of Split, Croatia,
he was European Champion in 2007 for chess players under the age of 18.

 

Ivan Šarić in Vietnam
with Croatian Coat of Arms

 


Split is one of the most beautiful cities on the Mediterranean. It is the hometown of Ivan Šarić, Croatian high jumper Blanka Vlašić, of handball player Ivano Balić,
of tennis player Goran Ivanišević, and of basketball star Toni Kukoč. The 2013 radial laser sailing world champion is Tina Mihelić, living in the city of Split.

Formated for CROWN by Darko Žubrinić
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