Carlsen, Magnus Age 31


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2834 World #1 (active)
2830 World #5 (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 
1Korobov, Anton2672Carlsen, Magnus28560-134D04Mayrhofen2022
2Carlsen, Magnus2856Harikrishna, Pentala27171-043A20Mayrhofen2022
3Carlsen, Magnus2856Naumann, Alexander25131-030C45Mayrhofen2022
4Meshkovs, Nikita2566Carlsen, Magnus28561/2-1/244E10Mayrhofen AUT2022
5Carlsen, Magnus2861Niemann, Hans Moke26880-157E20Saint Louis2022
6Aronian, Levon2759Carlsen, Magnus28611/2-1/237E11Saint Louis2022
7Carlsen, Magnus2861Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-043E10Saint Louis2022
8Carlsen, Magnus2864Schitco, Ivan24901/2-1/245A05Chennai2022
9Megaranto, Susanto2529Carlsen, Magnus28640-147A46Chennai2022
10Carlsen, Magnus2864Pechac, Jergus25941/2-1/242A20Chennai2022
11Carlsen, Magnus2864Stanojoski, Zvonko24121-069D00Chennai2022
12Smirnov, Anton2600Carlsen, Magnus28640-140B00Chennai2022
13Bwalya, Gillan2396Carlsen, Magnus28640-126E53Chennai, India2022
14Carlsen, Magnus2864Batsuren, Dambasuren25181-030A05Chennai2022
15Vocaturo, Daniele2616Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/256B13Chennai IND2022
16Carlsen, Magnus2864Meier, Georg26131-080C10Chennai2022
17Saric, Ivan2550Carlsen, Magnus28281-046C87Zagreb2022
18Carlsen, Magnus2828Firouzja, Alireza27910-151E10Zagreb2022
19Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2778Carlsen, Magnus28281/2-1/265D47Zagreb2022
20Carlsen, Magnus2828Nepomniachtchi, Ian27401-050B23Zagreb2022
21Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2784Carlsen, Magnus28281/2-1/240C67Zagreb2022
22Carlsen, Magnus2828Dominguez Perez, Leinier27291/2-1/238C42Zagreb2022
23So, Wesley2763Carlsen, Magnus28281/2-1/261C47Zagreb2022
24Carlsen, Magnus2828Topalov, Veselin26671/2-1/259B23Zagreb2022
25Van Foreest, Jorden2609Carlsen, Magnus28280-132C53Zagreb2022
26Carlsen, Magnus2828Saric, Ivan25501-026D70Zagreb2022
27Firouzja, Alireza2791Carlsen, Magnus28280-144D43Zagreb2022
28Carlsen, Magnus2828Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27781-034A07Zagreb2022
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2740Carlsen, Magnus28280-156A05Zagreb2022
30Carlsen, Magnus2828Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27841-064B23Zagreb2022
31Dominguez Perez, Leinier2729Carlsen, Magnus28281-055C88Zagreb2022
32Carlsen, Magnus2828So, Wesley27630-139C53Zagreb2022
33Topalov, Veselin2667Carlsen, Magnus28280-132C55Zagreb2022
34Carlsen, Magnus2828Van Foreest, Jorden26091-041C65Zagreb2022
35Saric, Ivan2645Carlsen, Magnus28470-141B42Zagreb2022
36Carlsen, Magnus2847Van Foreest, Jorden26451-043A20Zagreb2022
37So, Wesley2779Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/269D10Zagreb2022
38Carlsen, Magnus2847Dominguez Perez, Leinier27261/2-1/251A00Zagreb2022
39Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2699Carlsen, Magnus28471-048D94Zagreb2022
40Carlsen, Magnus2847Firouzja, Alireza26701/2-1/236E06Zagreb2022
41Carlsen, Magnus2847Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27641/2-1/219B23Zagreb2022
42Topalov, Veselin2627Carlsen, Magnus28470-178B11Zagreb2022
43Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, Ian28211/2-1/239D41Zagreb2022
44Topalov, Veselin2730Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/235C55The Stavanger region2022
45Carlsen, Magnus2864Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27501/2-1/279D85The Stavanger region2022
46Tari, Aryan2654Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/233C47The Stavanger region2022
47Carlsen, Magnus2864Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701-056A07The Stavanger region2022
48Anand, Viswanathan2751Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/240C55The Stavanger region2022
49Carlsen, Magnus2864Giri, Anish27611-034D41The Stavanger region2022
50Carlsen, Magnus2864Radjabov, Teimour27531-036E10The Stavanger region2022