Carlsen, Magnus Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2849 World #2 (active)
2828 World #4 (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; World Blitz Champion 2009 & 2014

World #1 in standard and World #2 in rapid and 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, Magnus2876Shirov, Alexei26641-043C43Douglas2019
2Carlsen, Magnus2876Ganguly, Surya Shekhar26581-041B90Douglas2019
3Kovalev, Vladislav2661Carlsen, Magnus28761/2-1/247B52Douglas2019
4Carlsen, Magnus2876Kasimdzhanov, Rustam26571/2-1/255A30Douglas2019
5Sarana, Alexey2655Carlsen, Magnus28761/2-1/252B33Douglas2019
6Carlsen, Magnus2876Kuzubov, Yuriy26361-052E10Douglas2019
7Ding, Liren2779Carlsen, Magnus29201-087A15Saint Louis2019
8Carlsen, Magnus2920Ding, Liren27790-140C84Saint Louis2019
9Ding, Liren2786Carlsen, Magnus28951/2-1/235E03Saint Louis2019
10Carlsen, Magnus2895Ding, Liren27861/2-1/234D43Saint Louis2019
11Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Carlsen, Magnus28820-144B31Saint Louis2019
12Carlsen, Magnus2882So, Wesley27761-043C50Saint Louis2019
13Aronian, Levon2765Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/241B31Saint Louis2019
14Carlsen, Magnus2882Ding, Liren28051/2-1/242E21Saint Louis2019
15Carlsen, Magnus2882Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741/2-1/234D85Saint Louis2019
16Nakamura, Hikaru2743Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/230B31Saint Louis2019
17Carlsen, Magnus2882Karjakin, Sergey27501/2-1/247E10Saint Louis2019
18Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2764Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/268D10Saint Louis2019
19Carlsen, Magnus2882Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/243E10Saint Louis2019
20Anand, Viswanathan2756Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/245B31Saint Louis2019
21Carlsen, Magnus2882Giri, Anish27791/2-1/236A16Saint Louis2019
22Rapport, Richard2736Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/261A80Saint Louis2019
23Carlsen, Magnus2920Aronian, Levon28401/2-1/253E24Saint Louis2019
24Carlsen, Magnus2920Yu, Yangyi27180-125C42Saint Louis2019
25Dominguez Perez, Leinier2703Carlsen, Magnus29201-054B33Saint Louis2019
26Caruana, Fabiano2772Carlsen, Magnus29201-062C63Saint Louis2019
27Carlsen, Magnus2920Ding, Liren27791-049A16Saint Louis2019
28Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Carlsen, Magnus29200-149C25Saint Louis2019
29Carlsen, Magnus2920Karjakin, Sergey27981-029E27Saint Louis2019
30Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/255B30Saint Louis2019
31Carlsen, Magnus2920Rapport, Richard27361-048C00Saint Louis2019
32Aronian, Levon2840Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/240A13Saint Louis2019
33Carlsen, Magnus2920Dominguez Perez, Leinier27031/2-1/263C20Saint Louis2019
34Yu, Yangyi2718Carlsen, Magnus29201-030B56Saint Louis2019
35Carlsen, Magnus2920Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/247C77Saint Louis2019
36Ding, Liren2779Carlsen, Magnus29201-055E10Saint Louis2019
37Carlsen, Magnus2920Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871-027A50Saint Louis2019
38Karjakin, Sergey2798Carlsen, Magnus29201-065C11Saint Louis2019
39Carlsen, Magnus2920Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-090D70Saint Louis2019
40Carlsen, Magnus2895Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871/2-1/256D06Saint Louis2019
41Karjakin, Sergey2759Carlsen, Magnus28951-053E11Saint Louis2019
42Carlsen, Magnus2895Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28431-034D97Saint Louis2019
43Yu, Yangyi2775Carlsen, Magnus28951/2-1/269B08Saint Louis2019
44Carlsen, Magnus2895Aronian, Levon27040-136A46Saint Louis2019
45Caruana, Fabiano2807Carlsen, Magnus28951-039B30Saint Louis2019
46Carlsen, Magnus2895Dominguez Perez, Leinier27691-030D35Saint Louis2019
47Rapport, Richard2719Carlsen, Magnus28950-135A07Saint Louis2019
48Ding, Liren2786Carlsen, Magnus28951-045D39Saint Louis2019
49Carlsen, Magnus2875Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791-037D90Zagreb2019
50So, Wesley2754Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/236E34Zagreb2019