Carlsen, Magnus Age 27


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2880 World #1 (active)
2965 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, Magnus2834Boruchovsky, INT2018
2Carlsen, Magnus2834Ehlvest, INT2018
3Kukk, Sander2178Carlsen, INT2018
4Ladva, Ottomar2522Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/ INT2018
5Carlsen, Magnus2834Lalith, Babu INT2018
6Carlsen, Magnus2834Grover, INT2018
7Hemant, Sharma2348Carlsen, INT2018
8Vaibhav, Suri2542Carlsen, INT2018
9Carlsen, Magnus2834Azarov, Sergei INT2018
10Carlsen, Magnus2834Iturrizaga Bonelli, INT2018
11Carlsen, Magnus2834Flores Rios, INT2018
12Carlsen, Magnus2834Dreev, INT2018
13Miroshnichenko, Evgenij2606Carlsen, INT2018
14Hansen, Eric2629Carlsen, INT2018
15Mamedov, Rauf2709Carlsen, INT2018
16Shimanov, Aleksandr2641Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/ INT2018
17Carlsen, Magnus2834Spoelman, INT2018
18Carlsen, Magnus2834Lenic, INT2018
19Carlsen, Magnus2834Yanchenko, INT2018
20Carlsen, Magnus2834Olafsson, INT2018
21Fontaine, Robert2563Carlsen, INT2018
22Tran, Tuan Minh2548Carlsen, INT2018
23Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/ INT2018
24Meier, Georg2647Carlsen, INT2018
25Carlsen, Magnus2834Holm, Kristian INT2018
26Carlsen, Magnus2834Urkedal, Frode Olav INT2018
27Kaasen, Tor Fredrik2340Carlsen, INT2018
28Pruijssers, Roeland2536Carlsen, INT2018
29Giri, Anish2779Carlsen, Magnus28801/2-1/238C53Wijk aan Zee2018
30Carlsen, Magnus2880Giri, Anish27791-055A05Wijk aan Zee2018
31Karjakin, Sergey2753Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/234C88Wijk aan Zee2018
32Carlsen, Magnus2834Matlakov, Maxim27181-057B48Wijk aan Zee2018
33Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2804Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/238E34Wijk aan Zee2018
34Carlsen, Magnus2834So, Wesley27921-075A06Wijk aan Zee2018
35Anand, Viswanathan2767Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/232C95Wijk aan Zee2018
36Carlsen, Magnus2834Jones, Gawain C26401-042B75Wijk aan Zee2018
37Carlsen, Magnus2834Hou, Yifan26801-055A13Wijk aan Zee2018
38Svidler, Peter2768Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/231A13Wijk aan Zee2018
39Carlsen, Magnus2834Gorozhanin, INT2018
40Carlsen, Magnus2834Sharafiev, INT2018
41Dudukin, Ilya2396Carlsen, INT2018
42Grigoriants, Sergey2568Carlsen, INT2018
43Carlsen, Magnus2834Kramnik, Vladimir27871/2-1/263C50Wijk aan Zee2018
44Giri, Anish2752Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/231C16Wijk aan Zee2018
45Carlsen, Magnus2834Wei, Yi27431/2-1/246E06Wijk aan Zee2018
46Adhiban, Baskaran2655Carlsen, Magnus28340-136C47Wijk aan Zee2018
47Carlsen, Magnus2834Caruana, Fabiano28111/2-1/241C42Wijk aan Zee2018
48Aronian, Levon2863Carlsen, Magnus29861/2-1/212A46Riyadh2017
49Carlsen, Magnus2986Korobov, Anton27601-058A46Riyadh2017
50Carlsen, Magnus2986Artemiev, Vladislav27981-065D70Riyadh2017