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 rapid and World #2 in blitz.

Norwegian Champion 2006.

Five-time winner at Wijk aan Zee (Corus until 2010, currently the Tata Steel Tournament) in 2008, 2010, 2013, 2015 & 2016.

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 Biel 2007 & 2011, Aerosvit 2008, the London Classic 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2015, King's Tournament 2010 & 2011, Pearl Spring Tournament 2010, Bilbao Masters 2011, 2012 & 2016, Tal Memorial 2011 & 2012, Sinquefield Cup 2013, Zurich Chess Challenge 2014, Gashimov Memorial 2014 & 2015.

Represented Norway on board 1 at the Chess Olympiads of 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014 and 2016.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Carlsen, Magnus2875Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27791-037D90Zagreb2019
2So, Wesley2754Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/236E34Zagreb2019
3Carlsen, Magnus2875Aronian, Levon27521/2-1/249D39Zagreb2019
4Ding, Liren2805Carlsen, Magnus28750-159E10Zagreb2019
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2775Carlsen, Magnus28750-131B30Zagreb2019
6Carlsen, Magnus2875Nakamura, Hikaru27541-043E10Zagreb2019
7Karjakin, Sergey2748Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/242D30Zagreb2019
8Carlsen, Magnus2875Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27741/2-1/259A05Zagreb2019
9Caruana, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/268C80Zagreb2019
10Carlsen, Magnus2875Anand, Viswanathan27671/2-1/278E10Zagreb2019
11Giri, Anish2779Carlsen, Magnus28750-123B30Zagreb2019
12Caruana, Fabiano2819Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/256B31The Stavanger region2019
13Carlsen, Magnus2875Yu, Yangyi27381-044D15The Stavanger region2019
14So, Wesley2754Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/236B33The Stavanger region2019
15Carlsen, Magnus2875Ding, Liren28051/2-1/260A15The Stavanger region2019
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/230B33The Stavanger region2019
17Carlsen, Magnus2875Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27741/2-1/246D85The Stavanger region2019
18Carlsen, Magnus2875Grischuk, Alexander27751-034D85The Stavanger region2019
19Aronian, Levon2752Carlsen, Magnus28751/2-1/268B31The Stavanger region2019
20Carlsen, Magnus2875Anand, Viswanathan27671/2-1/258E10The Stavanger region2019
21Carlsen, Magnus2923Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29210-135B50The Stavanger region2019
22Caruana, Fabiano2804Carlsen, Magnus29230-138B06The Stavanger region2019
23Carlsen, Magnus2923Grischuk, Alexander27501-042C00The Stavanger region2019
24Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2757Carlsen, Magnus29230-151A40The Stavanger region2019
25Carlsen, Magnus2923So, Wesley27591/2-1/226C24The Stavanger region2019
26Anand, Viswanathan2747Carlsen, Magnus29230-143B06The Stavanger region2019
27Yu, Yangyi2705Carlsen, Magnus29230-143A56The Stavanger region2019
28Carlsen, Magnus2923Ding, Liren27731/2-1/264A28The Stavanger region2019
29Aronian, Levon2827Carlsen, Magnus29231-037A40The Stavanger region2019
30Ding, Liren2760Carlsen, Magnus28691/2-1/265D30Lindores2019
31Carlsen, Magnus2869Karjakin, Sergey27811/2-1/249A46Lindores2019
32Anand, Viswanathan2733Carlsen, Magnus28691/2-1/240B08Lindores2019
33Carlsen, Magnus2869Anand, Viswanathan27331-031E48Lindores2019
34Carlsen, Magnus2869Ding, Liren27601/2-1/244E24Lindores2019
35Karjakin, Sergey2781Carlsen, Magnus28691/2-1/240E94Lindores2019
36Nakamura, Hikaru2934Carlsen, Magnus29540-145D30Abidjan2019
37Carlsen, Magnus2954Wei, Yi26411-041A45Abidjan2019
38Carlsen, Magnus2954So, Wesley27441/2-1/274A30Abidjan2019
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2778Carlsen, Magnus29541/2-1/252B33Abidjan2019
40Carlsen, Magnus2954Karjakin, Sergey28161-068A16Abidjan2019
41Topalov, Veselin2682Carlsen, Magnus29540-128B33Abidjan2019
42Carlsen, Magnus2954Ding, Liren27731/2-1/236A46Abidjan2019
43Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2933Carlsen, Magnus29541-055A30Abidjan2019
44Carlsen, Magnus2954Amin, Bassem26621-038C95Abidjan2019
45Carlsen, Magnus2954Nakamura, Hikaru29341/2-1/245C47Abidjan2019
46Wei, Yi2641Carlsen, Magnus29541/2-1/245B30Abidjan2019
47So, Wesley2744Carlsen, Magnus29541/2-1/239B33Abidjan2019
48Carlsen, Magnus2954Nepomniachtchi, Ian27781/2-1/253A28Abidjan2019
49Karjakin, Sergey2816Carlsen, Magnus29540-166B30Abidjan2019
50Carlsen, Magnus2954Topalov, Veselin26821-027A29Abidjan2019