Carlsen, Magnus Age 26


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2909 World #1 (active)
2948 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 
1Ding, Liren2774Carlsen, Magnus28371/2-1/252D37Saint Louis USA2017
2Carlsen, Magnus2837Ding, Liren27741-040A05Saint Louis USA2017
3Ding, Liren2774Carlsen, Magnus28370-141A40Saint Louis USA2017
4Carlsen, Magnus2826Ding, Liren27721/2-1/242B51Saint Louis2017
5Ding, Liren2772Carlsen, Magnus28260-178A56Saint Louis2017
6Carlsen, Magnus2826Ding, Liren27721/2-1/254A25Saint Louis2017
7Ding, Liren2772Carlsen, Magnus28260-143A56Saint Louis2017
8Carlsen, Magnus2826Ding, Liren27721/2-1/285A45Saint Louis2017
9Ding, Liren2772Carlsen, Magnus28260-123A15Saint Louis2017
10Carlsen, Magnus2826Ding, Liren27720-157B23Saint Louis2017
11Ding, Liren2772Carlsen, Magnus28260-157E62Saint Louis2017
12Carlsen, Magnus2826Ding, Liren27721/2-1/250A04Saint Louis2017
13Ding, Liren2875Carlsen, Magnus29480-165A06Saint Louis2017
14Carlsen, Magnus2948Ding, Liren28751-085C84Saint Louis2017
15Ding, Liren2875Carlsen, Magnus29481/2-1/235E11Saint Louis2017
16Carlsen, Magnus2948Ding, Liren28751-043C84Saint Louis2017
17Ding, Liren2875Carlsen, Magnus29480-173E10Saint Louis2017
18Carlsen, Magnus2948Ding, Liren28751-032B40Saint Louis2017
19Ding, Liren2875Carlsen, Magnus29480-135A07Saint Louis2017
20Carlsen, Magnus2948Ding, Liren28750-147B48Saint Louis2017
21Ding, Liren2733Carlsen, Magnus29091/2-1/233A06Saint Louis2017
22Carlsen, Magnus2909Ding, Liren27331-031C84Saint Louis2017
23Ding, Liren2733Carlsen, Magnus29090-127A16Saint Louis2017
24Carlsen, Magnus2909Ding, Liren27331/2-1/244C55Saint Louis2017
25Ding, Liren2733Carlsen, Magnus29090-167E49Saint Louis2017
26Carlsen, Magnus2909Ding, Liren27331/2-1/236E21Saint Louis2017
27Ding, Liren2733Carlsen, Magnus29090-140E06Saint Louis2017
28Carlsen, Magnus2909Ding, Liren27331/2-1/253C84Saint Louis2017
29Ding, Liren2733Carlsen, Magnus29091/2-1/285D11Saint Louis2017
30Carlsen, Magnus2909Ding, Liren27331/2-1/255C84Saint Louis2017
31Carlsen, Magnus2826Nakamura, Hikaru27741/2-1/218A46Douglas2017
32Caruana, Fabiano2799Carlsen, Magnus28270-135C78Douglas2017
33Carlsen, Magnus2827Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi27021/2-1/231A07Douglas2017
34Eljanov, Pavel2734Carlsen, Magnus28270-129A04Douglas2017
35Carlsen, Magnus2827Granda Zuniga, Julio E26531-028C42Douglas2017
36Kasimdzhanov, Rustam2676Carlsen, Magnus28271/2-1/272B00Douglas2017
37Carlsen, Magnus2827Xiong, Jeffery26331-033A04Douglas2017
38Perelshteyn, Eugene2524Carlsen, Magnus28270-149A40Douglas2017
39Carlsen, Magnus2827Birkisson, Bardur Orn21641-037E50Douglas2017
40Bu, Xiangzhi2714Carlsen, Magnus28271/2-1/233D45Tbilisi2017
41Carlsen, Magnus2827Bu, Xiangzhi27140-136C24Tbilisi2017
42Carlsen, Magnus2827Dreev, Alexey26481-030B51Tbilisi2017
43Dreev, Alexey2648Carlsen, Magnus28270-132D38Tbilisi2017
44Balogun, Oluwafemi2255Carlsen, Magnus28270-156A04Tbilisi2017
45Carlsen, Magnus2827Balogun, Oluwafemi22551-039A00Tbilisi2017
46Carlsen, Magnus2822Aronian, Levon27991-052C88Saint Louis2017
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Carlsen, Magnus28221/2-1/232A29Saint Louis2017
48Svidler, Peter2751Carlsen, Magnus28221/2-1/247C45Saint Louis2017
49Carlsen, Magnus2822Nakamura, Hikaru27921/2-1/294E10Saint Louis2017
50So, Wesley2810Carlsen, Magnus28220-129C45Saint Louis2017