Carlsen, Magnus Age 29


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2881 World #1 (active)
2886 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, Magnus2863Aronian, Levon27670-158A06The Stavanger region2020
2Firouzja, Alireza2728Carlsen, Magnus28630-169A05The Stavanger region2020
3Carlsen, Magnus2863Tari, Aryan26331-045C84The Stavanger region2020
4Caruana, Fabiano2828Carlsen, Magnus28630-152C67The Stavanger region2020
5Caruana, Fabiano2828Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/239B31The Stavanger region2020
6Carlsen, Magnus2863Duda, Jan Krzysztof27571-026D10The Stavanger region2020
7Duda, Jan Krzysztof2757Carlsen, Magnus28631-063B15The Stavanger region2020
8Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, Fabiano28281-051E32The Stavanger region2020
9Tari, Aryan2633Carlsen, Magnus28630-145B69The Stavanger region2020
10Carlsen, Magnus2863Firouzja, Alireza27281-047D35The Stavanger region2020
11Carlsen, Magnus2863Firouzja, Alireza27281/2-1/252A50The Stavanger region2020
12Aronian, Levon2767Carlsen, Magnus28630-137D37The Stavanger region2020
13Aronian, Levon2767Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/230E10The Stavanger region2020
14Grischuk, Alexander2777Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
15Xiong, Jeffery2709Carlsen, INT2020
16Carlsen, Magnus2863Firouzja, Alireza27281/2-1/ INT2020
17Carlsen, Magnus2863Harikrishna, INT2020
18Dominguez Perez, L.2758Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
19Aronian, Levon2773Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
20Carlsen, Magnus2863So, INT2020
21Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, I.27841/2-1/ INT2020
22Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, INT2020
23So, Wesley2770Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
24Carlsen, Magnus2863Dominguez Perez, INT2020
25Firouzja, Alireza2728Carlsen, INT2020
26Carlsen, Magnus2863Grischuk, INT2020
27Nepomniachtchi, I.2784Carlsen, INT2020
28Harikrishna, P.2732Carlsen, INT2020
29Carlsen, Magnus2863Xiong, INT2020
30Carlsen, Magnus2863Nakamura, INT2020
31Grischuk, Alexander2777Carlsen, INT2020
32Carlsen, Magnus2863Xiong, Jeffery27091/2-1/ INT2020
33Firouzja, Alireza2728Carlsen, INT2020
34Carlsen, Magnus2863Harikrishna, INT2020
35Dominguez Perez, L.2758Carlsen, INT2020
36So, Wesley2770Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
37Carlsen, Magnus2863Nepomniachtchi, INT2020
38Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, INT2020
39Dominguez Perez, Leinier2758Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
40Carlsen, Magnus2863Svidler, INT2020
41Carlsen, Magnus2863Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/ INT2020
42Firouzja, Alireza2728Carlsen, INT2020
43Carlsen, Magnus2863So, INT2020
44Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
45Carlsen, Magnus2863Caruana, INT2020
46Kasparov, Garry2812Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
47Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Carlsen, INT2020
48Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28631/2-1/ INT2020
49Carlsen, Magnus2863Nakamura, INT2020
50Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, INT2020