Carlsen, Magnus Age 27


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2908 World #1 (active)
2986 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 
1Aronian, Levon2805Carlsen, Magnus28370-153A40London2017
2Carlsen, Magnus2837Nepomniachtchi, Ian27290-140A04London2017
3Carlsen, Magnus2837Adams, Michael27151-058A03London2017
4Nakamura, Hikaru2781Carlsen, Magnus28371/2-1/273C45London2017
5Carlsen, Magnus2837So, Wesley27881/2-1/268C65London2017
6Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Carlsen, Magnus28371/2-1/242C53London2017
7Carlsen, Magnus2837Anand, Viswanathan27821/2-1/231E04London2017
8Karjakin, Sergey2760Carlsen, Magnus28371/2-1/230C50London2017
9Carlsen, Magnus2837Caruana, Fabiano27991/2-1/254D27London2017
10Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, INT2017
11Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, INT2017
12Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, INT2017
13Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, INT2017
14Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, INT2017
15Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, INT2017
16Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, INT2017
17Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, INT2017
18Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, INT2017
19Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, INT2017
20Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, Alexander27501/2-1/ INT2017
21Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, INT2017
22Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, Alexander27501/2-1/ INT2017
23Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/ INT2017
24Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, Alexander27501/2-1/ INT2017
25Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/ INT2017
26Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, INT2017
27Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, INT2017
28Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, INT2017
29Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, INT2017
30Carlsen, Magnus2832Grischuk, Alexander27501/2-1/ INT2017
31Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/ INT2017
32Grischuk, Alexander2750Carlsen, INT2017
33Carlsen, Magnus2832So, INT2017
34So, Wesley2815Carlsen, INT2017
35Carlsen, Magnus2832So, INT2017
36So, Wesley2815Carlsen, INT2017
37Carlsen, Magnus2832So, INT2017
38So, Wesley2815Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/ INT2017
39Carlsen, Magnus2832So, INT2017
40So, Wesley2815Carlsen, INT2017
41Carlsen, Magnus2832So, INT2017
42So, Wesley2815Carlsen, INT2017
43Carlsen, Magnus2832So, INT2017
44So, Wesley2815Carlsen, INT2017
45So, Wesley2815Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/ INT2017
46Carlsen, Magnus2832So, Wesley28151/2-1/ INT2017
47So, Wesley2815Carlsen, INT2017
48Carlsen, Magnus2832So, INT2017
49So, Wesley2815Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/ INT2017
50Carlsen, Magnus2832So, Wesley28151/2-1/ INT2017