Carlsen, Magnus Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2869 World #1 (active)
2954 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.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Carlsen, Magnus2845Naiditsch, Arkadij26951/2-1/260A29Karlsruhe2019
2Caruana, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28451/2-1/271B33Karlsruhe2019
3Carlsen, Magnus2845Anand, Viswanathan27741/2-1/263A20Karlsruhe2019
4Vallejo Pons, Francisco2693Carlsen, Magnus28450-173C78Karlsruhe2019
5Keymer, Vincent2516Carlsen, Magnus28450-181A56Karlsruhe2019
6Carlsen, Magnus2845Grischuk, Alexander27711-039C65Shamkir2019
7Karjakin, Sergey2743Carlsen, Magnus28450-139B33Shamkir2019
8Carlsen, Magnus2845Giri, Anish27971-038A29Shamkir2019
9Ding, Liren2812Carlsen, Magnus28451/2-1/240D70Shamkir2019
10Carlsen, Magnus2845Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27901/2-1/237D32Shamkir2019
11Topalov, Veselin2740Carlsen, Magnus28451/2-1/236E21Shamkir2019
12Navara, David2733Carlsen, Magnus28450-159B33Shamkir2019
13Carlsen, Magnus2845Anand, Viswanathan27791-043E10Shamkir2019
14Radjabov, Teimour2756Carlsen, Magnus28451/2-1/241C55Shamkir2019
15Giri, Anish2783Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/230B33Wijk aan Zee2019
16Carlsen, Magnus2835Duda, Jan Krzysztof27381-071E10Wijk aan Zee2019
17Radjabov, Teimour2757Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/225B33Wijk aan Zee2019
18Carlsen, Magnus2835Anand, Viswanathan27731-076C77Wijk aan Zee2019
19Shankland, Samuel L2725Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/241D31Wijk aan Zee2019
20Carlsen, Magnus2835Rapport, Richard27311-040B47Wijk aan Zee2019
21Fedoseev, Vladimir2724Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/274D90Wijk aan Zee2019
22Carlsen, Magnus2835Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28171-051D27Wijk aan Zee2019
23Van Foreest, Jorden2612Carlsen, Magnus28350-133B33Wijk aan Zee2019
24Carlsen, Magnus2835Kramnik, Vladimir27771/2-1/256C65Wijk aan Zee2019
25Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2695Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/2131A05Wijk aan Zee2019
26Carlsen, Magnus2835Nepomniachtchi, Ian27631/2-1/232D70Wijk aan Zee2019
27Ding, Liren2813Carlsen, Magnus28351/2-1/232A05Wijk aan Zee2019
28Carlsen, Magnus2939Korobov, Anton26771-021A46Saint Petersburg2018
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2846Carlsen, Magnus29391/2-1/213B33Saint Petersburg2018
30Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2754Carlsen, Magnus29390-159D30Saint Petersburg2018
31Carlsen, Magnus2939Gelfand, Boris27221/2-1/228A30Saint Petersburg2018
32Carlsen, Magnus2939Nakamura, Hikaru28891/2-1/223A17Saint Petersburg2018
33Golubov, Saveliy2574Carlsen, Magnus29390-147D02Saint Petersburg2018
34Carlsen, Magnus2939Tsydypov, Zhamsaran25731-034A28Saint Petersburg2018
35Wang, Hao2775Carlsen, Magnus29390-136B31Saint Petersburg2018
36Carlsen, Magnus2939Giri, Anish27511-024A28Saint Petersburg2018
37Artemiev, Vladislav2825Carlsen, Magnus29391/2-1/270A01Saint Petersburg2018
38Aronian, Levon2858Carlsen, Magnus29390-190B30Saint Petersburg2018
39Aronian, Levon2765Carlsen, Magnus28350-189B30St Petersburg2018
40Carlsen, Magnus2939Svidler, Peter27701-037A10Saint Petersburg2018
41Andreikin, Dmitry2777Carlsen, Magnus29391/2-1/276B23Saint Petersburg2018
42Carlsen, Magnus2939Firouzja, Alireza26671-032A10Saint Petersburg2018
43Carlsen, Magnus2939Duda, Jan Krzysztof26941-035A29Saint Petersburg2018
44Zhigalko, Sergei2693Carlsen, Magnus29391/2-1/249B30Saint Petersburg2018
45Carlsen, Magnus2939Shirov, Alexei26991/2-1/245C77Saint Petersburg2018
46Bosiocic, Marin2653Carlsen, Magnus29390-121B31Saint Petersburg2018
47Carlsen, Magnus2939Teterev, Vitaly23971-061A48Saint Petersburg2018
48Grigoriants, Sergey2626Carlsen, Magnus29391/2-1/269A06Saint Petersburg2018
49Carlsen, Magnus2939Popov, Ivan25601-077B29Saint Petersburg2018
50Nakamura, Hikaru2844Carlsen, Magnus29031/2-1/258D30Saint Petersburg2018