Carlsen, Magnus Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2895 World #1 (active)
2920 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; 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.

Currently (August 2019) playing in the Sinquefield Cup 2019.

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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Carlsen, Magnus2882Karjakin, Sergey27501/2-1/247E10Saint Louis2019
2Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2764Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/268D10Saint Louis2019
3Carlsen, Magnus2882Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/243E10Saint Louis2019
4Anand, Viswanathan2756Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/245B31Saint Louis2019
5Carlsen, Magnus2882Giri, Anish27791/2-1/236A16Saint Louis2019
6Rapport, Richard2736Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/261A80Saint Louis2019
7Carlsen, Magnus2920Aronian, Levon28401/2-1/253E24Saint Louis2019
8Carlsen, Magnus2920Yu, Yangyi27180-125C42Saint Louis2019
9Dominguez Perez, Leinier2703Carlsen, Magnus29201-054B33Saint Louis2019
10Caruana, Fabiano2772Carlsen, Magnus29201-062C63Saint Louis2019
11Carlsen, Magnus2920Ding, Liren27791-049A16Saint Louis2019
12Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Carlsen, Magnus29200-149C25Saint Louis2019
13Carlsen, Magnus2920Karjakin, Sergey27981-029E27Saint Louis2019
14Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/255B30Saint Louis2019
15Carlsen, Magnus2920Rapport, Richard27361-048C00Saint Louis2019
16Aronian, Levon2840Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/240A13Saint Louis2019
17Carlsen, Magnus2920Dominguez Perez, Leinier27031/2-1/263C20Saint Louis2019
18Yu, Yangyi2718Carlsen, Magnus29201-030B56Saint Louis2019
19Carlsen, Magnus2920Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/247C77Saint Louis2019
20Ding, Liren2779Carlsen, Magnus29201-055E10Saint Louis2019
21Carlsen, Magnus2920Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871-027A50Saint Louis2019
22Karjakin, Sergey2798Carlsen, Magnus29201-065C11Saint Louis2019
23Carlsen, Magnus2920Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-090D70Saint Louis2019
24Carlsen, Magnus2895Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871/2-1/256D06Saint Louis2019
25Karjakin, Sergey2759Carlsen, Magnus28951-053E11Saint Louis2019
26Carlsen, Magnus2895Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28431-034D97Saint Louis2019
27Yu, Yangyi2775Carlsen, Magnus28951/2-1/269B08Saint Louis2019
28Carlsen, Magnus2895Aronian, Levon27040-136A46Saint Louis2019
29Caruana, Fabiano2807Carlsen, Magnus28951-039B30Saint Louis2019
30Carlsen, Magnus2895Dominguez Perez, Leinier27691-030D35Saint Louis2019
31Rapport, Richard2719Carlsen, Magnus28950-135A07Saint Louis2019
32Ding, Liren2786Carlsen, Magnus28951-045D39Saint Louis2019
33Carlsen, Magnus2875Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791-037D90Zagreb2019
34So, Wesley2754Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/236E34Zagreb2019
35Carlsen, Magnus2875Aronian, Levon27521/2-1/249D39Zagreb2019
36Ding, Liren2805Carlsen, Magnus28750-159E10Zagreb2019
37Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Carlsen, Magnus28750-131B30Zagreb2019
38Carlsen, Magnus2875Nakamura, Hikaru27541-043E10Zagreb2019
39Karjakin, Sergey2748Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/242D30Zagreb2019
40Carlsen, Magnus2875Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27741/2-1/259A05Zagreb2019
41Caruana, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/268C80Zagreb2019
42Carlsen, Magnus2875Anand, Viswanathan27671/2-1/278E10Zagreb2019
43Giri, Anish2779Carlsen, Magnus28750-123B30Zagreb2019
44Caruana, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/256B31The Stavanger region2019
45Carlsen, Magnus2875Yu, Yangyi27381-044D15The Stavanger region2019
46So, Wesley2754Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/236B33The Stavanger region2019
47Carlsen, Magnus2875Ding, Liren28051/2-1/260A15The Stavanger region2019
48Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/230B33The Stavanger region2019
49Carlsen, Magnus2875Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27741/2-1/246D85The Stavanger region2019
50Carlsen, Magnus2875Grischuk, Alexander27751-034D85The Stavanger region2019