This is a review of World Champion Magnus Carlsen's Round 1 game from the 2014 FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship held in United Arab Emirates, Dubai. Carlsen was white against Kiril Georgiev. The opening played was the Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower. Carlsen, along with all other participants, played 5 rounds each day from June 16 thru June 18th. Time controls were set at 15 minutes with a 10 second increment.