Carlsen, Magnus Age 32


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2839 World #1 (active)
2852 World #3 (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, Caruana in 2018 and Nepomniachtchi in 2021. 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.

Eight-time winner at Wijk aan Zee (Corus until 2010, currently the Tata Steel Tournament) in 2008, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2022.

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 
1Howell, David2670Carlsen, Magnus28521/2-1/244C892023
2Carlsen, Magnus2852Hammer, Jon Ludvig26311-044A062023
3Carlsen, Magnus2852Tallaksen, Levi Andre23411-044C842023
4Erigaisi Arjun2722Carlsen, Magnus28590-156A05Wijk aan Zee2023
5Carlsen, Magnus2859Praggnanandhaa R26841/2-1/268A05Wijk aan Zee2023
6Carlsen, Magnus2859So, Wesley27601/2-1/258E42Wijk aan Zee2023
7Maghsoodloo, Parham2719Carlsen, Magnus28590-156D35Wijk aan Zee2023
8Carlsen, Magnus2859Gukesh D27251/2-1/246E10Wijk aan Zee2023
9Caruana, Fabiano2766Carlsen, Magnus28590-133C88Wijk aan Zee2023
10Carlsen, Magnus2859Rapport, Richard27401-036C42Wijk aan Zee2023
11Van Foreest, Jorden2681Carlsen, Magnus28591/2-1/254B47Wijk aan Zee2023
12Carlsen, Magnus2859Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27130-160A30Wijk aan Zee2023
13Giri, Anish2764Carlsen, Magnus28591-035E15Wijk aan Zee2023
14Carlsen, Magnus2859Ding, Liren28111/2-1/237A46Wijk aan Zee2023
15Keymer, Vincent2696Carlsen, Magnus28590-165D91Wijk aan Zee2023
16Carlsen, Magnus2859Aronian, Levon27351/2-1/241E10Wijk aan Zee2023
17Carlsen, Magnus2830Abdusattorov, Nodirbek26661-038C77Almaty2022
18Shimanov, Aleksandr2605Carlsen, Magnus28300-142C11Almaty2022
19Sarana, Alexey2708Carlsen, Magnus28301-024D35Almaty2022
20Carlsen, Magnus2830Madaminov, Mukhiddin23331-067D70Almaty2022
21Caruana, Fabiano2847Carlsen, Magnus28300-150C88Almaty2022
22Carlsen, Magnus2830Keymer, Vincent26001-028A06Almaty2022
23Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Carlsen, Magnus28301-040C65Almaty2022
24Carlsen, Magnus2830Rapport, Richard26541-071C18Almaty2022
25Carlsen, Magnus2830Martirosyan, Haik M.27451-032A01Almaty2022
26Artemiev, Vladislav2803Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/220E37Almaty2022
27Dubov, Daniil2792Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/230A46Almaty2022
28Carlsen, Magnus2830Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27331/2-1/238C80Almaty2022
29Carlsen, Magnus2830Fedoseev, Vladimir27331/2-1/242D30Almaty2022
30Nakamura, Hikaru2909Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/221D41Almaty2022
31Giri, Anish2792Carlsen, Magnus28300-141C18Almaty2022
32Carlsen, Magnus2830Yu, Yangyi28071/2-1/246E10Almaty2022
33Duda, Jan Krzysztof2773Carlsen, Magnus28300-154A40Almaty2022
34Carlsen, Magnus2830Tomashevsky, Evgeny26981-027C65Almaty2022
35Cheparinov, Ivan2623Carlsen, Magnus28300-153E10Almaty2022
36Carlsen, Magnus2830Tsydypov, Zhamsaran25931-039A01Almaty2022
37Kovalev, Vladislav2556Carlsen, Magnus28300-159C01Almaty2022
38Carlsen, Magnus2834Maghsoodloo, Parham26561-028B67Almaty2022
39Carlsen, Magnus2834Caruana, Fabiano27471/2-1/231E10Almaty2022
40Artemiev, Vladislav2727Carlsen, Magnus28341-034E11Almaty2022
41Carlsen, Magnus2834Keymer, Vincent25901-048E04Almaty2022
42Quparadze, Giga2538Carlsen, Magnus28340-157C07Almaty2022
43Carlsen, Magnus2834Dubov, Daniil27121/2-1/235A01Almaty2022
44Fedoseev, Vladimir2741Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/247E11Almaty2022
45Carlsen, Magnus2834Van Foreest, Jorden26931-042A13Almaty2022
46Erigaisi Arjun2628Carlsen, Magnus28341/2-1/244A45Almaty2022
47Carlsen, Magnus2834Abdusattorov, Nodirbek26761-035A01Almaty2022
48Tomashevsky, Evgeny2628Carlsen, Magnus28340-150A40Almaty2022
49Carlsen, Magnus2834Hansen, Eric25791-038A01Almaty2022
50Ter-Sahakyan, Samvel2531Carlsen, Magnus28340-142C18Almaty2022