Carlsen, Magnus Age 27


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2880 World #1 (active)
2939 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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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Carlsen, Magnus2842Navara, David27411-064A46Biel2018
2Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/217C84Norway2018
3Carlsen, Magnus2843Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28081/2-1/250C83Norway2018
4So, Wesley2778Carlsen, Magnus28431-044D10Norway2018
5Carlsen, Magnus2843Anand, Viswanathan27601/2-1/245A30Norway2018
6Nakamura, Hikaru2769Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/233E10Norway2018
7Carlsen, Magnus2843Aronian, Levon27641-031C67Norway2018
8Karjakin, Sergey2782Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/241C78Norway2018
9Carlsen, Magnus2843Caruana, Fabiano28221-077C24Norway2018
10Nakamura, Hikaru2869Carlsen, Magnus29651/2-1/238A40Norway2018
11Carlsen, Magnus2965Aronian, Levon28430-152C65Norway2018
12Carlsen, Magnus2965Caruana, Fabiano28141-053E47Norway2018
13Anand, Viswanathan2784Carlsen, Magnus29651/2-1/229C65Norway2018
14Carlsen, Magnus2965Ding, Liren27931/2-1/228A20Norway2018
15Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2839Carlsen, Magnus29651/2-1/236A07Norway2018
16Carlsen, Magnus2965So, Wesley28241-038A07Norway2018
17Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2730Carlsen, Magnus29651/2-1/250E61Norway2018
18Carlsen, Magnus2965Karjakin, Sergey28381/2-1/236A00Norway2018
19Carlsen, Magnus2843Ding, Liren27781/2-1/227C48Shamkir2018
20Giri, Anish2777Carlsen, Magnus28430-143A29Shamkir2018
21Carlsen, Magnus2843Topalov, Veselin27491-056A16Shamkir2018
22Karjakin, Sergey2778Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/230C89Shamkir2018
23Carlsen, Magnus2843Wojtaszek, Radoslaw27441-031B23Shamkir2018
24Radjabov, Teimour2748Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/219D10Shamkir2018
25Mamedov, Rauf2704Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/251B09Shamkir2018
26Carlsen, Magnus2843Navara, David27451/2-1/250B12Shamkir2018
27Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2814Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/241E61Shamkir2018
28Anand, Viswanathan2776Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/241B67Karlsruhe2018
29Carlsen, Magnus2843Vitiugov, Nikita27351/2-1/265C77Karlsruhe2018
30Naiditsch, Arkadij2701Carlsen, Magnus28430-142B91Karlsruhe2018
31Carlsen, Magnus2843Aronian, Levon27941/2-1/252A18Karlsruhe2018
32Meier, Georg2648Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/243E10Karlsruhe2018
33Carlsen, Magnus2843Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27891/2-1/240A04Karlsruhe2018
34Bluebaum, Matthias2631Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/260E92Karlsruhe2018
35Bluebaum, Matthias2631Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/260E92Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden2018
36Carlsen, Magnus2843Hou, Yifan26541-061C24Karlsruhe2018
37Caruana, Fabiano2784Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/259D70Karlsruhe2018
38Carlsen, Magnus2834Boruchovsky, INT2018
39Carlsen, Magnus2834Ehlvest, INT2018
40Kukk, Sander2178Carlsen, INT2018
41Ladva, Ottomar2522Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/ INT2018
42Carlsen, Magnus2834Lalith, Babu INT2018
43Carlsen, Magnus2834Grover, INT2018
44Hemant, Sharma2348Carlsen, INT2018
45Vaibhav, Suri2542Carlsen, INT2018
46Carlsen, Magnus2834Azarov, Sergei INT2018
47Carlsen, Magnus2834Iturrizaga Bonelli, INT2018
48Carlsen, Magnus2834Flores Rios, INT2018
49Carlsen, Magnus2834Dreev, INT2018
50Miroshnichenko, Evgenij2606Carlsen, INT2018