Carlsen, Magnus Age 30


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2842 World #1 (active)
2892 World #1 (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 & 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.

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 
1Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2762Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/269E62Struga, Ohrid Lake2021
2Carlsen, Magnus2855Llobell Cortell, Enrique23921-034B30Struga, Ohrid Lake2021
3Sarrau, Jelle2374Carlsen, Magnus28550-191A20Struga, Ohrid Lake2021
4Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Carlsen, Magnus28550-156C28The Stavanger region2021
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/233C53The Stavanger region2021
6Carlsen, Magnus2855Karjakin, Sergey27581-053C65The Stavanger region2021
7Carlsen, Magnus2855Rapport, Richard27601-077C65The Stavanger region2021
8Tari, Aryan2642Carlsen, Magnus28550-151C88The Stavanger region2021
9Carlsen, Magnus2855Firouzja, Alireza27541-052C78The Stavanger region2021
10Karjakin, Sergey2758Carlsen, Magnus28551-054B33The Stavanger region2021
11Carlsen, Magnus2855Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-041A05The Stavanger region2021
12Carlsen, Magnus2855Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921/2-1/239C67The Stavanger region2021
13Rapport, Richard2760Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/218E94The Stavanger region2021
14Rapport, Richard2760Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/218E94The Stavanger region2021
15Carlsen, Magnus2855Tari, Aryan26421-047C55The Stavanger region2021
16Carlsen, Magnus2855Tari, Aryan26421/2-1/246C55The Stavanger region2021
17Firouzja, Alireza2754Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/257B30The Stavanger region2021
18Firouzja, Alireza2754Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/239B30The Stavanger region2021
19Carlsen, Magnus2847Artemiev, INT2021
20Artemiev, Vladislav2704Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
21Carlsen, Magnus2847Artemiev, INT2021
22Carlsen, Magnus2847Artemiev, Vladislav27041/2-1/ INT2021
23Artemiev, Vladislav2704Carlsen, INT2021
24Carlsen, Magnus2847Artemiev, INT2021
25Artemiev, Vladislav2704Carlsen, INT2021
26Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, INT2021
27Aronian, Levon2782Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
28Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, Levon27821/2-1/ INT2021
29Aronian, Levon2782Carlsen, INT2021
30Aronian, Levon2782Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
31Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, Levon27821/2-1/ INT2021
32Aronian, Levon2782Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
33Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, Levon27821/2-1/ INT2021
34Duda, Jan-Krzysztof2738Carlsen, INT2021
35Carlsen, Magnus2847Duda, Jan-Krzysztof27381/2-1/ INT2021
36Duda, Jan-Krzysztof2738Carlsen, INT2021
37Carlsen, Magnus2847Duda, INT2021
38Duda, Jan-Krzysztof2738Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
39Carlsen, Magnus2847Duda, INT2021
40Carlsen, Magnus2847Duda, Jan-Krzysztof27381/2-1/ INT2021
41Van Foreest, Jorden2698Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
42Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, Levon27821/2-1/ INT2021
43Liang, Awonder2587Carlsen, INT2021
44Carlsen, Magnus2847Giri, Anish27761/2-1/ INT2021
45Artemiev, Vladislav2704Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
46Carlsen, Magnus2847Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27821/2-1/ INT2021
47Dominguez Perez, Leinier2758Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
48Carlsen, Magnus2847Vachier-Lagrave, INT2021
49Hansen, Eric2606Carlsen, INT2021
50Carlsen, Magnus2847Naroditsky, INT2021