Carlsen, Magnus Age 31


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2834 World #2 (active)
2830 World #5 (active)
30 Nov 1990
T√łnsberg, Vestfold, Norway

World Champion 2013 till the present, after defending his title against Anand in 2014, Karjakin in 2016, Caruana in 2018 and Nepomniachtchi in 2021. World Rapid Champion 2014, 2015 & 2019; World Blitz Champion 2009, 2014, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

World #1 in standard, World #1 in rapid and World #2 in blitz.

Carlsen became a Grandmaster in 2004 when he was 13 years old, at that time the second youngest grandmaster ever.

Norwegian Champion 2006.

Eight-time winner at Wijk aan Zee (Corus until 2010, currently the Tata Steel Tournament) in 2008, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2022.

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

He represented Norway on board 1 at the Chess Olympiads of 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014 and 2016.

Played in the category 22 Sinquefield Cup 2019 in August 2019, placing equal first alongside Ding Liren in the classical games, both scoring 6.5/11, but losing to Ding in the rapid/blitz playoff by 1-1 (rapid) and 2-0 (blitz).

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Carlsen, Magnus2864Schitco, Ivan24901/2-1/245A05Chennai2022
2Megaranto, Susanto2529Carlsen, Magnus28640-147A46Chennai2022
3Carlsen, Magnus2864Pechac, Jergus25941/2-1/242A20Chennai2022
4Carlsen, Magnus2864Stanojoski, Zvonko24121-069D00Chennai2022
5Smirnov, Anton2600Carlsen, Magnus28640-140B00Chennai2022
6Bwalya, Gillan2396Carlsen, Magnus28640-126E53Chennai, India2022
7Carlsen, Magnus2864Batsuren, Dambasuren25181-030A05Chennai2022
8Vocaturo, Daniele2616Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/256B13Chennai IND2022
9Carlsen, Magnus2864Meier, Georg26131-080C10Chennai2022
10Saric, Ivan2550Carlsen, Magnus28281-046C87Zagreb2022
11Carlsen, Magnus2828Firouzja, Alireza27910-151E10Zagreb2022
12Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2778Carlsen, Magnus28281/2-1/265D47Zagreb2022
13Carlsen, Magnus2828Nepomniachtchi, Ian27401-050B23Zagreb2022
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2784Carlsen, Magnus28281/2-1/240C67Zagreb2022
15Carlsen, Magnus2828Dominguez Perez, Leinier27291/2-1/238C42Zagreb2022
16So, Wesley2763Carlsen, Magnus28281/2-1/261C47Zagreb2022
17Carlsen, Magnus2828Topalov, Veselin26671/2-1/259B23Zagreb2022
18Van Foreest, Jorden2609Carlsen, Magnus28280-132C53Zagreb2022
19Carlsen, Magnus2828Saric, Ivan25501-026D70Zagreb2022
20Firouzja, Alireza2791Carlsen, Magnus28280-144D43Zagreb2022
21Carlsen, Magnus2828Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27781-034A07Zagreb2022
22Nepomniachtchi, Ian2740Carlsen, Magnus28280-156A05Zagreb2022
23Carlsen, Magnus2828Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27841-064B23Zagreb2022
24Dominguez Perez, Leinier2729Carlsen, Magnus28281-055C88Zagreb2022
25Carlsen, Magnus2828So, Wesley27630-139C53Zagreb2022
26Topalov, Veselin2667Carlsen, Magnus28280-132C55Zagreb2022
27Carlsen, Magnus2828Van Foreest, Jorden26091-041C65Zagreb2022
28Saric, Ivan2645Carlsen, Magnus28470-141B42Zagreb2022
29Carlsen, Magnus2847Van Foreest, Jorden26451-043A20Zagreb2022
30So, Wesley2779Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/269D10Zagreb2022
31Carlsen, Magnus2847Dominguez Perez, Leinier27261/2-1/251A00Zagreb2022
32Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2699Carlsen, Magnus28471-048D94Zagreb2022
33Carlsen, Magnus2847Firouzja, Alireza26701/2-1/236E06Zagreb2022
34Carlsen, Magnus2847Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27641/2-1/219B23Zagreb2022
35Topalov, Veselin2627Carlsen, Magnus28470-178B11Zagreb2022
36Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, Ian28211/2-1/239D41Zagreb2022
37Topalov, Veselin2730Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/235C55The Stavanger region2022
38Carlsen, Magnus2864Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27501/2-1/279D85The Stavanger region2022
39Tari, Aryan2654Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/233C47The Stavanger region2022
40Carlsen, Magnus2864Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701-056A07The Stavanger region2022
41Anand, Viswanathan2751Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/240C55The Stavanger region2022
42Carlsen, Magnus2864Giri, Anish27611-034D41The Stavanger region2022
43Carlsen, Magnus2864Radjabov, Teimour27531-036E10The Stavanger region2022
44So, Wesley2766Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/238D45The Stavanger region2022
45Carlsen, Magnus2864Wang, Hao27441/2-1/247A07The Stavanger region2022
46Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2778Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/259D70The Stavanger region2022
47Carlsen, Magnus2832Topalov, Veselin26671-030A45The Stavanger region2022
48Anand, Viswanathan2758Carlsen, Magnus28321-043B06The Stavanger region2022
49Carlsen, Magnus2832So, Wesley28140-134A00The Stavanger region2022
50Wang, Hao2712Carlsen, Magnus28320-147D45The Stavanger region2022