Carlsen, Magnus Age 27


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2880 World #1 (active)
2965 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 
1Carlsen, Magnus2843Ding, Liren27781/2-1/227C48Shamkir2018
2Giri, Anish2777Carlsen, Magnus28430-143A29Shamkir2018
3Carlsen, Magnus2843Topalov, Veselin27491-056A16Shamkir2018
4Karjakin, Sergey2778Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/230C89Shamkir2018
5Carlsen, Magnus2843Wojtaszek, Radoslaw27441-031B23Shamkir2018
6Radjabov, Teimour2748Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/219D10Shamkir2018
7Mamedov, Rauf2704Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/251B09Shamkir2018
8Carlsen, Magnus2843Navara, David27451/2-1/250B12Shamkir2018
9Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2814Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/241E61Shamkir2018
10Anand, Viswanathan2776Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/241B67Karlsruhe2018
11Carlsen, Magnus2843Vitiugov, Nikita27351/2-1/265C77Karlsruhe2018
12Naiditsch, Arkadij2701Carlsen, Magnus28430-142B91Karlsruhe2018
13Carlsen, Magnus2843Aronian, Levon27941/2-1/252A18Karlsruhe2018
14Meier, Georg2648Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/243E10Karlsruhe2018
15Carlsen, Magnus2843Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27891/2-1/240A04Karlsruhe2018
16Bluebaum, Matthias2631Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/260E92Karlsruhe2018
17Bluebaum, Matthias2631Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/260E92Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden2018
18Carlsen, Magnus2843Hou, Yifan26541-061C24Karlsruhe2018
19Caruana, Fabiano2784Carlsen, Magnus28431/2-1/259D70Karlsruhe2018
20Carlsen, Magnus2834Boruchovsky, INT2018
21Carlsen, Magnus2834Ehlvest, INT2018
22Kukk, Sander2178Carlsen, INT2018
23Ladva, Ottomar2522Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/ INT2018
24Carlsen, Magnus2834Lalith, Babu INT2018
25Carlsen, Magnus2834Grover, INT2018
26Hemant, Sharma2348Carlsen, INT2018
27Vaibhav, Suri2542Carlsen, INT2018
28Carlsen, Magnus2834Azarov, Sergei INT2018
29Carlsen, Magnus2834Iturrizaga Bonelli, INT2018
30Carlsen, Magnus2834Flores Rios, INT2018
31Carlsen, Magnus2834Dreev, INT2018
32Miroshnichenko, Evgenij2606Carlsen, INT2018
33Hansen, Eric2629Carlsen, INT2018
34Mamedov, Rauf2709Carlsen, INT2018
35Shimanov, Aleksandr2641Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/ INT2018
36Carlsen, Magnus2834Spoelman, INT2018
37Carlsen, Magnus2834Lenic, INT2018
38Carlsen, Magnus2834Yanchenko, INT2018
39Carlsen, Magnus2834Olafsson, INT2018
40Fontaine, Robert2563Carlsen, INT2018
41Tran, Tuan Minh2548Carlsen, INT2018
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2793Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/ INT2018
43Meier, Georg2647Carlsen, INT2018
44Carlsen, Magnus2834Holm, Kristian INT2018
45Carlsen, Magnus2834Urkedal, Frode Olav INT2018
46Kaasen, Tor Fredrik2340Carlsen, INT2018
47Pruijssers, Roeland2536Carlsen, INT2018
48Giri, Anish2779Carlsen, Magnus28801/2-1/238C53Wijk aan Zee2018
49Carlsen, Magnus2880Giri, Anish27791-055A05Wijk aan Zee2018
50Karjakin, Sergey2753Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/234C88Wijk aan Zee2018