Carlsen, Magnus Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2896 World #1 (active)
2914 World #1 (active)
30 Nov 1990
T√łnsberg, Vestfold, Norway

World Champion 2013 till the present, after defending his title against Anand in 2014 and Karjakin in 2016. World Rapid Champion 2014 & 2015; World Blitz Champion 2009 & 2014

World #1 in standard, rapid and blitz.

Norwegian Champion 2006.

Five-time winner at Wijk aan Zee (Corus until 2010, currently the Tata Steel Tournament) in 2008, 2010, 2013, 2015 & 2016.

Also won the category 21 Pearl Spring Tournament (2009) in Nanjing with 8/10 and a record performance rating of 3002.

Other victories in major events include Biel 2007 & 2011, Aerosvit 2008, the London Classic 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2015, King's Tournament 2010 & 2011, Pearl Spring Tournament 2010, Bilbao Masters 2011, 2012 & 2016, Tal Memorial 2011 & 2012, Sinquefield Cup 2013, Zurich Chess Challenge 2014, Gashimov Memorial 2014 & 2015.

Represented Norway on board 1 at the Chess Olympiads of 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014 and 2016. He did not participate in 2012.

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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Carlsen, Magnus2838Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28031/2-1/259B92Karlsruhe2017
2Naiditsch, Arkadij2702Carlsen, Magnus28381/2-1/242A45Karlsruhe2017
3Meier, Georg2621Carlsen, Magnus28380-141D90Karlsruhe2017
4Carlsen, Magnus2838Caruana, Fabiano28171/2-1/240C42Karlsruhe2017
5Hou, Yifan2649Carlsen, Magnus28381/2-1/238B90Karlsruhe2017
6Carlsen, Magnus2838Aronian, Levon27741/2-1/270C88Karlsruhe2017
7Bluebaum, Matthias2634Carlsen, Magnus28381/2-1/259A41Karlsruhe2017
8So, Wesley2822Carlsen, INT2017
9Carlsen, Magnus2838Akobian, INT2017
10Carlsen, Magnus2838Finegold, INT2017
11Rosenthal, Nicholas2169Carlsen, INT2017
12Jobava, Baadur2701Carlsen, INT2017
13Carlsen, Magnus2838Meier, INT2017
14Pantsulaia, Levan2589Carlsen, INT2017
15Carlsen, Magnus2838Pantzar, INT2017
16Meier, Georg2630Carlsen, Magnus28381/2-1/ INT2017
17Carlsen, Magnus2838Pantsulaia, INT2017
18Pantzar, Milton2257Carlsen, INT2017
19Carlsen, Magnus2838Jobava, INT2017
20Carlsen, Magnus2838Yatzenko, INT2017
21Carlsen, Magnus2838Sharafiev, INT2017
22Andreikin, Dmitry2734Carlsen, INT2017
23Gorozhanin, Mikhail2419Carlsen, INT2017
24Carlsen, Magnus2838Salem, A.R. INT2017
25Carlsen, Magnus2838Grover, INT2017
26Gupta, Abhijeet2627Carlsen, Magnus28381/2-1/ INT2017
27Aradhya, Garg2315Carlsen, INT2017
28Carlsen, Magnus2838Ghosh, INT2017
29Carlsen, Magnus2838Mohammad, Nubairshah INT2017
30Kulkarni, Rakesh2325Carlsen, INT2017
31Kunte, Abhijit2491Carlsen, INT2017
32Carlsen, Magnus2840Pavasovic, INT2017
33Carlsen, Magnus2840Sebenik, INT2017
34Beletic, Daniel2286Carlsen, INT2017
35Lenic, Luka2641Carlsen, Magnus28401/2-1/ INT2017
36Carlsen, Magnus2840Gupta, INT2017
37Carlsen, Magnus2840Nihal, INT2017
38Grover, Sahaj2467Carlsen, Magnus28401/2-1/ INT2017
39Aradhya, Garg2230Carlsen, INT2017
40Grover, Sahaj2467Carlsen, Magnus28401/2-1/ INT2017
41Carlsen, Magnus2840Hansen, INT2017
42Carlsen, Magnus2840Hambleton, Aman24411/2-1/ INT2017
43Caruana, Fabiano2827Carlsen, Magnus28401/2-1/ INT2017
44Oussedik, Elias2155Carlsen, INT2017
45Carlsen, Magnus2838Fossan, Erik23440-157D79Oslo2017
46Carlsen, Magnus2840Karjakin, Sergey27851/2-1/253C53Wijk aan Zee2017
47Eljanov, Pavel2755Carlsen, Magnus28400-160A40Wijk aan Zee2017
48Carlsen, Magnus2840Adhiban, Baskaran26531/2-1/249B01Wijk aan Zee2017
49Harikrishna, Pentala2766Carlsen, Magnus28401/2-1/237C48Wijk aan Zee2017
50Carlsen, Magnus2840Van Wely, Loek26951-059B81Wijk aan Zee2017