Carlsen, Magnus Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2881 World #1 (active)
2887 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 and Caruana in 2018. 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.

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

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, Magnus2862Ramirez Garrastacho, Manuel21351-035B33Norway2020
2So, Wesley2765Carlsen, Magnus28721/2-1/252C47Wijk aan Zee2020
3Carlsen, Magnus2872Artemiev, Vladislav27311/2-1/237D85Wijk aan Zee2020
4Duda, Jan Krzysztof2758Carlsen, Magnus28721/2-1/243C53Wijk aan Zee2020
5Carlsen, Magnus2872Kovalev, Vladislav26601-037E10Wijk aan Zee2020
6Firouzja, Alireza2723Carlsen, Magnus28720-139C65Wijk aan Zee2020
7Carlsen, Magnus2872Vitiugov, Nikita27471-030C84Wijk aan Zee2020
8Anand, Viswanathan2758Carlsen, Magnus28721/2-1/254B31Wijk aan Zee2020
9Carlsen, Magnus2872Caruana, Fabiano28221/2-1/228E10Wijk aan Zee2020
10Carlsen, Magnus2872Dubov, Daniil26831/2-1/247B31Wijk aan Zee2020
11Van Foreest, Jorden2644Carlsen, Magnus28721/2-1/245C58Wijk aan Zee2020
12Carlsen, Magnus2872Xiong, Jeffery27121/2-1/256D41Wijk aan Zee2020
13Yu, Yangyi2726Carlsen, Magnus28721/2-1/231B90Wijk aan Zee2020
14Carlsen, Magnus2872Giri, Anish27681/2-1/225A16Wijk aan Zee2020
15Carlsen, Magnus2865Nakamura, Hikaru28851-030A46Moscow2019
16Nakamura, Hikaru2885Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/262C65Moscow2019
17Yu, Yangyi2807Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/227B33Moscow2019
18Carlsen, Magnus2865Grischuk, Alexander27411/2-1/243E97Moscow2019
19Firouzja, Alireza2649Carlsen, Magnus28650-166C72Moscow2019
20Carlsen, Magnus2865Kramnik, Vladimir27481-041A46Moscow2019
21Duda, Jan Krzysztof2796Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/237B33Moscow2019
22Carlsen, Magnus2865Dubov, Daniil27361-033A16Moscow2019
23Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2768Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/250B01Moscow2019
24Carlsen, Magnus2865Nepomniachtchi, Ian28261/2-1/230D86Moscow2019
25Matlakov, Maxim2720Carlsen, Magnus28650-136D43Moscow2019
26Carlsen, Magnus2865Artemiev, Vladislav27931-039D86Moscow2019
27Nakamura, Hikaru2885Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/227C78Moscow2019
28Carlsen, Magnus2865Socko B25571-024E15Moscow2019
29Jobava, Baadur2712Carlsen, Magnus28650-156A01Moscow2019
30Carlsen, Magnus2865Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27061-040A05Moscow2019
31Andreikin, Dmitry2780Carlsen, Magnus28651-054D02Moscow2019
32Carlsen, Magnus2865Abdusattorov, Nodirbek26001/2-1/251A46Moscow2019
33Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2675Carlsen, Magnus28650-158D41Moscow2019
34Carlsen, Magnus2865Jakovenko, Dmitrij26671-034A30Moscow2019
35Salem, A.R. Saleh2650Carlsen, Magnus28650-133A50Moscow2019
36Carlsen, Magnus2865Belov, Vladimir25891-031B13Moscow2019
37Predke, Alexandr2566Carlsen, Magnus28650-136B06Moscow2019
38Nakamura, Hikaru2819Carlsen, Magnus28861/2-1/222B31Moscow2019
39Carlsen, Magnus2886Dominguez Perez, Leinier27551/2-1/230D40Moscow2019
40Carlsen, Magnus2886Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27521-033A05Moscow2019
41Aronian, Levon2784Carlsen, Magnus28860-159D41Moscow2019
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2873Carlsen, Magnus28861/2-1/258B33Moscow2019
43Carlsen, Magnus2886Le, Quang Liem27401-032D20Moscow2019
44Zubov, Alexander2688Carlsen, Magnus28860-149A46Moscow2019
45Carlsen, Magnus2886Laznicka, Viktor26781-044D02Moscow2019
46Rakhmanov, Aleksandr2686Carlsen, Magnus28861/2-1/257A20Moscow2019
47Carlsen, Magnus2886Wang, Hao27481/2-1/252A46Moscow2019
48Carlsen, Magnus2886Shimanov, Aleksandr26691-041B13Moscow2019
49Mamedov, Rauf2679Carlsen, Magnus28861/2-1/245B01Moscow2019
50Carlsen, Magnus2886Savchenko, Boris25691-063D02Moscow2019