Chess: Magnus Carlsen in Scotland and targeting yet another new record

The world champion could break his previous high rating of 2903 in rapidplay if he is on form at the Lindores Abbey Stars

Another week, another record attempt. The world champion, Magnus Carlsen, makes his first visit to Scotland this weekend, with serious chances to improve his all-time best 2903 rapid chess rating. The Norwegian’s six games in a double-round rapidplay, starting at 1.30pm both on Saturday and on Sunday, will be live and free on with grandmaster commentary by Daniel King.

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