Carlsen, Magnus Age 31


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2842 World #1 (active)
2892 World #1 (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.

Seven-time winner at Wijk aan Zee (Corus until 2010, currently the Tata Steel Tournament) in 2008, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019.

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 
1Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/243C88Dubai2021
2Carlsen, Magnus2855Nepomniachtchi, Ian27821/2-1/233C42Dubai2021
3Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/241C88Dubai2021
4Carlsen, Magnus2855Nepomniachtchi, Ian27821/2-1/258E10Dubai2021
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/245C88Dubai2021
6Notkevich, Benjamin Arvola2471Carlsen, Magnus28550-157B14Oslo2021
7Carlsen, Magnus So, Wesley 1-025A01Chess24 INT2021
8So, Wesley Carlsen, Magnus 1/2-1/284B00Chess24 INT2021
9Carlsen, Magnus So, Wesley 1-061A01Chess24 INT2021
10Carlsen, Magnus2855Aronian, INT2021
11Aronian, Levon2782Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
12Carlsen, Magnus2855Aronian, Levon27821/2-1/ INT2021
13Aronian, Levon2782Carlsen, INT2021
14Radjabov, Teimour2763Carlsen, INT2021
15Carlsen, Magnus2855Radjabov, INT2021
16Radjabov, Teimour2763Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
17Carlsen, Magnus2855Radjabov, Teimour27631/2-1/ INT2021
18Carlsen, Magnus2855Giri, Anish27771/2-1/ INT2021
19Giri, Anish2777Carlsen, INT2021
20Carlsen, Magnus2855Giri, Anish27771/2-1/ INT2021
21Giri, Anish2777Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
22Carlsen, Magnus2855Giri, Anish27771/2-1/ INT2021
23Giri, Anish2777Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
24Carlsen, Magnus2855Nakamura, INT2021
25Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
26Carlsen, Magnus2855Nakamura, INT2021
27Carlsen, Magnus2855Artemiev, INT2021
28Artemiev, Vladislav2699Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
29Carlsen, Magnus2855Artemiev, INT2021
30Artemiev, Vladislav2699Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
31Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2763Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
32Carlsen, Magnus2855Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
33Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2763Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
34Carlsen, Magnus2855Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
35Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2763Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/ INT2021
36Carlsen, Magnus2855Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
37Carlsen, Magnus2855Mamedyarov, INT2021
38Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2762Carlsen, INT2021
39Carlsen, Magnus2855Mamedyarov, INT2021
40Carlsen, Magnus2855Mamedyarov, INT2021
41Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2762Carlsen, INT2021
42Carlsen, Magnus2855Mamedyarov, INT2021
43Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2762Carlsen, INT2021
44Carlsen, Magnus2855Duda, Jan-Krzysztof27561/2-1/ INT2021
45Duda, Jan-Krzysztof2756Carlsen, INT2021
46Carlsen, Magnus2855Duda, INT2021
47Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2762Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/269E62Struga, Ohrid Lake2021
48Carlsen, Magnus2855Llobell Cortell, Enrique23921-034B30Struga, Ohrid Lake2021
49Sarrau, Jelle2374Carlsen, Magnus28550-191A20Struga, Ohrid Lake2021
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Carlsen, Magnus28550-156C28The Stavanger region2021