Karthik Venkataraman vs Hikaru Nakamura || FIDE World Cup 2023 – R2 – G2

Karthik Venkataraman vs Hikaru Nakamura || FIDE World Cup 2023 – Round 2 – Game 2
The 2023 FIDE World Cup is a 206-player knockout taking place in Baku, Azerbaijan from July 30 to August 24. The prize fund is almost $1.9m, with $110,000 for the winner, while the top 3 players also qualify for the 2024 Candidates Tournament. The top 50 players, who include world nos 1-3 Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamaura and Fabiano Caruana, are seeded directly into Round 2. Each match consists of two classical games where the players have 90 minutes for 40 moves, then 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment from move 1. If tied, a playoff will be held on the 3rd day. There are two 25+10 rapid games followed, if needed, by two 10+10 games, then two 5+3 games. If still tied, the players then play single 3+2 games until a player wins. No draw offers are allowed until after move 30.
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  1. I am going to annotate, give commentary and give my analysis on this game and post it in my next YouTube video on my channel. You will know when it's ready.

  2. What is the function of the background music?

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