Carlsen, Magnus Age 28


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2849 World #2 (active)
2828 World #4 (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.

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 
1Ding, Liren2779Carlsen, Magnus29201-087A15Saint Louis2019
2Carlsen, Magnus2920Ding, Liren27790-140C84Saint Louis2019
3Ding, Liren2786Carlsen, Magnus28951/2-1/235E03Saint Louis2019
4Carlsen, Magnus2895Ding, Liren27861/2-1/234D43Saint Louis2019
5Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Carlsen, Magnus28820-144B31Saint Louis2019
6Carlsen, Magnus2882So, Wesley27761-043C50Saint Louis2019
7Aronian, Levon2765Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/241B31Saint Louis2019
8Carlsen, Magnus2882Ding, Liren28051/2-1/242E21Saint Louis2019
9Carlsen, Magnus2882Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741/2-1/234D85Saint Louis2019
10Nakamura, Hikaru2743Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/230B31Saint Louis2019
11Carlsen, Magnus2882Karjakin, Sergey27501/2-1/247E10Saint Louis2019
12Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2764Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/268D10Saint Louis2019
13Carlsen, Magnus2882Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/243E10Saint Louis2019
14Anand, Viswanathan2756Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/245B31Saint Louis2019
15Carlsen, Magnus2882Giri, Anish27791/2-1/236A16Saint Louis2019
16Rapport, Richard2736Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/261A80Saint Louis2019
17Carlsen, Magnus2920Aronian, Levon28401/2-1/253E24Saint Louis2019
18Carlsen, Magnus2920Yu, Yangyi27180-125C42Saint Louis2019
19Dominguez Perez, Leinier2703Carlsen, Magnus29201-054B33Saint Louis2019
20Caruana, Fabiano2772Carlsen, Magnus29201-062C63Saint Louis2019
21Carlsen, Magnus2920Ding, Liren27791-049A16Saint Louis2019
22Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Carlsen, Magnus29200-149C25Saint Louis2019
23Carlsen, Magnus2920Karjakin, Sergey27981-029E27Saint Louis2019
24Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/255B30Saint Louis2019
25Carlsen, Magnus2920Rapport, Richard27361-048C00Saint Louis2019
26Aronian, Levon2840Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/240A13Saint Louis2019
27Carlsen, Magnus2920Dominguez Perez, Leinier27031/2-1/263C20Saint Louis2019
28Yu, Yangyi2718Carlsen, Magnus29201-030B56Saint Louis2019
29Carlsen, Magnus2920Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/247C77Saint Louis2019
30Ding, Liren2779Carlsen, Magnus29201-055E10Saint Louis2019
31Carlsen, Magnus2920Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871-027A50Saint Louis2019
32Karjakin, Sergey2798Carlsen, Magnus29201-065C11Saint Louis2019
33Carlsen, Magnus2920Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-090D70Saint Louis2019
34Carlsen, Magnus2895Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871/2-1/256D06Saint Louis2019
35Karjakin, Sergey2759Carlsen, Magnus28951-053E11Saint Louis2019
36Carlsen, Magnus2895Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28431-034D97Saint Louis2019
37Yu, Yangyi2775Carlsen, Magnus28951/2-1/269B08Saint Louis2019
38Carlsen, Magnus2895Aronian, Levon27040-136A46Saint Louis2019
39Caruana, Fabiano2807Carlsen, Magnus28951-039B30Saint Louis2019
40Carlsen, Magnus2895Dominguez Perez, Leinier27691-030D35Saint Louis2019
41Rapport, Richard2719Carlsen, Magnus28950-135A07Saint Louis2019
42Ding, Liren2786Carlsen, Magnus28951-045D39Saint Louis2019
43Carlsen, Magnus2875Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791-037D90Zagreb2019
44So, Wesley2754Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/236E34Zagreb2019
45Carlsen, Magnus2875Aronian, Levon27521/2-1/249D39Zagreb2019
46Ding, Liren2805Carlsen, Magnus28750-159E10Zagreb2019
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Carlsen, Magnus28750-131B30Zagreb2019
48Carlsen, Magnus2875Nakamura, Hikaru27541-043E10Zagreb2019
49Karjakin, Sergey2748Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/242D30Zagreb2019
50Carlsen, Magnus2875Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27741/2-1/259A05Zagreb2019