Carlsen, Magnus Age 31


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2847 World #2 (active)
2832 World #2 (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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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Carlsen, Magnus2855Ostmoe, Geir Sune Tallaksen24691/2-1/284B10Oslo2022
2Caruana, Fabiano2792Carlsen, Magnus28650-149B31Wijk aan Zee2022
3Carlsen, Magnus2865Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi27271/2-1/251C24Wijk aan Zee2022
4Karjakin, Sergey2743Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/216C67Wijk aan Zee2022
5Carlsen, Magnus2865Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27671-027E04Wijk aan Zee2022
6Shankland, Samuel L2708Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/235D32Wijk aan Zee2022
7Praggnanandhaa R2612Carlsen, Magnus28650-134D30Wijk aan Zee2022
8Carlsen, Magnus2865Rapport, Richard27631-031E04Wijk aan Zee2022
9Grandelius, Nils2672Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/254B33Wijk aan Zee2022
10Carlsen, Magnus2865Van Foreest, Jorden27021/2-1/252A07Wijk aan Zee2022
11Duda, Jan Krzysztof2760Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/238C88Wijk aan Zee2022
12Carlsen, Magnus2865Giri, Anish27721-036E10Wijk aan Zee2022
13Esipenko, Andrey2714Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/221D45Wijk aan Zee2022
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2787Carlsen, Magnus28921-047C88Warsaw2021
15Carlsen, Magnus2892Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-043A07Warsaw2021
16Amin, Bassem2617Carlsen, Magnus28920-158B30Warsaw2021
17Alekseenko, Kirill2663Carlsen, Magnus28921/2-1/272C50Warsaw2021
18Carlsen, Magnus2892Mastrovasilis, Dimitrios25771-023B46Warsaw2021
19Grischuk, Alexander2757Carlsen, Magnus28921-058E04Warsaw2021
20Carlsen, Magnus2892Giri, Anish27780-143C65Warsaw2021
21Martirosyan, Haik M.2707Carlsen, Magnus28921/2-1/265D43Warsaw2021
22Carlsen, Magnus2892Maghsoodloo, Parham26551-029C02Warsaw2021
23Carlsen, Magnus2892Erigaisi Arjun27651/2-1/272C42Warsaw2021
24Sanal, Vahap2499Carlsen, Magnus28920-147B06Warsaw2021
25Carlsen, Magnus2892Kobalia, Mihail25321-039B12Warsaw2021
26Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2754Carlsen, Magnus28921-036A45Warsaw2021
27Carlsen, Magnus2892Gelfand, Boris26471-038B23Warsaw2021
28Predke, Alexandr2627Carlsen, Magnus28920-130D36Warsaw2021
29Carlsen, Magnus2892Fedoseev, Vladimir26900-152E10Warsaw2021
30Socko B2571Carlsen, Magnus28921-045E10Warsaw2021
31Carlsen, Magnus2892Sychev, Klementy26151-048B40Warsaw2021
32Indjic, Aleksandar2603Carlsen, Magnus28920-159D37Warsaw2021
33Carlsen, Magnus2892Sjugirov, Sanan25891-074C65Warsaw2021
34Corrales Jimenez, Fidel2555Carlsen, Magnus28920-130C45Warsaw2021
35Nakamura, Hikaru2836Carlsen, Magnus28421/2-1/266D37Warsaw2021
36Carlsen, Magnus2842Aronian, Levon27281-069D20Warsaw2021
37Carlsen, Magnus2842Nepomniachtchi, Ian27981/2-1/237E10Warsaw2021
38Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2593Carlsen, Magnus28421-083A16Warsaw2021
39Carlsen, Magnus2842Duda, Jan Krzysztof28011-059B29Warsaw2021
40Grischuk, Alexander2763Carlsen, Magnus28421/2-1/270D36Warsaw2021
41Carlsen, Magnus2842Firouzja, Alireza26561-053B12Warsaw2021
42Jobava, Baadur2679Carlsen, Magnus28421/2-1/268D53Warsaw2021
43Shirov, Alexei2702Carlsen, Magnus28420-157C84Warsaw2021
44Carlsen, Magnus2842Harsha Bharathakoti24841-034B51Warsaw2021
45Carlsen, Magnus2842Dreev, Alexey26211-044D02Warsaw2021
46Ter-Sahakyan, Samvel2573Carlsen, Magnus28421/2-1/265C88Warsaw2021
47Carlsen, Magnus2842Gagunashvili, Merab25381-0104C77Warsaw2021
48Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28550-149C55Dubai2021
49Carlsen, Magnus2855Nepomniachtchi, Ian27821/2-1/241C42Dubai2021
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28550-139A13Dubai2021