Carlsen, Magnus Age 30


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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1So, Wesley2770Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
2Carlsen, Magnus2847So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
3So, Wesley2770Carlsen, INT2021
4So, Wesley2770Carlsen, INT2021
5Carlsen, Magnus2847So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
6So, Wesley2770Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
7Carlsen, Magnus2847So, INT2021
8Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
9Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
11Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021
12Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, Levon27811/2-1/ INT2021
13Aronian, Levon2781Carlsen, INT2021
14Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, INT2021
15Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2021
16Dubov, Daniil2710Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
17Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, Levon27811/2-1/ INT2021
18So, Wesley2770Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
19Carlsen, Magnus2847Pichot, INT2021
20Radjabov, Teimour2765Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
21Carlsen, Magnus2847Karjakin, INT2021
22Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, INT2021
23Carlsen, Magnus2847Mamedyarov, INT2021
24Grandelius, Nils2670Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
25Carlsen, Magnus2847Anton Guijarro, INT2021
26Giri, Anish2776Carlsen, INT2021
27Firouzja, Alireza2759Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
28Carlsen, Magnus2847Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
29Van Foreest, Jorden2701Carlsen, INT2021
30Carlsen, Magnus2862So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
31So, Wesley2770Carlsen, Magnus28621/2-1/ INT2021
32Carlsen, Magnus2862So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
33So, Wesley2770Carlsen, INT2021
34So, Wesley2770Carlsen, INT2021
35Carlsen, Magnus2862So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
36So, Wesley2770Carlsen, INT2021
37Carlsen, Magnus2862So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
38Carlsen, Magnus2862Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
39Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2784Carlsen, INT2021
40Carlsen, Magnus2862Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
41Carlsen, Magnus2862Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
42Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2784Carlsen, INT2021
43Carlsen, Magnus2862Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27841/2-1/ INT2021
44Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2784Carlsen, Magnus28621/2-1/ INT2021
45Carlsen, Magnus2862Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
46Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2784Carlsen, Magnus28621/2-1/ INT2021
47Carlsen, Magnus2862Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
48Carlsen, Magnus2862Dubov, INT2021
49Dubov, Daniil2710Carlsen, INT2021
50Carlsen, Magnus2862Dubov, INT2021