Carlsen, Magnus Age 31


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2847 World #1 (active)
2832 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 
1Topalov, Veselin2730Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/235C55The Stavanger region2022
2Carlsen, Magnus2864Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27501/2-1/279D85The Stavanger region2022
3Tari, Aryan2654Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/233C47The Stavanger region2022
4Carlsen, Magnus2864Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701-056A07The Stavanger region2022
5Anand, Viswanathan2751Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/240C55The Stavanger region2022
6Carlsen, Magnus2864Giri, Anish27611-034D41The Stavanger region2022
7Carlsen, Magnus2864Radjabov, Teimour27531-036E10The Stavanger region2022
8So, Wesley2766Carlsen, Magnus28641/2-1/238D45The Stavanger region2022
9Carlsen, Magnus2864Wang, Hao27441/2-1/247A07The Stavanger region2022
10Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2778Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/259D70The Stavanger region2022
11Carlsen, Magnus2832Topalov, Veselin26671-030A45The Stavanger region2022
12Anand, Viswanathan2758Carlsen, Magnus28321-043B06The Stavanger region2022
13Carlsen, Magnus2832So, Wesley28140-134A00The Stavanger region2022
14Wang, Hao2712Carlsen, Magnus28320-147D45The Stavanger region2022
15Carlsen, Magnus2832Tari, Aryan25671-025A45The Stavanger region2022
16Giri, Anish2766Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/235A05The Stavanger region2022
17Carlsen, Magnus2832Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28131-050A20The Stavanger region2022
18Radjabov, Teimour2705Carlsen, Magnus28321/2-1/268D80The Stavanger region2022
19Carlsen, Magnus2855Ostmoe, Geir Sune Tallaksen24691/2-1/284B10Oslo2022
20Caruana, Fabiano2792Carlsen, Magnus28650-149B31Wijk aan Zee2022
21Carlsen, Magnus2865Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi27271/2-1/251C24Wijk aan Zee2022
22Karjakin, Sergey2743Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/216C67Wijk aan Zee2022
23Carlsen, Magnus2865Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27671-027E04Wijk aan Zee2022
24Shankland, Samuel L2708Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/235D32Wijk aan Zee2022
25Praggnanandhaa R2612Carlsen, Magnus28650-134D30Wijk aan Zee2022
26Carlsen, Magnus2865Rapport, Richard27631-031E04Wijk aan Zee2022
27Grandelius, Nils2672Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/254B33Wijk aan Zee2022
28Carlsen, Magnus2865Van Foreest, Jorden27021/2-1/252A07Wijk aan Zee2022
29Duda, Jan Krzysztof2760Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/238C88Wijk aan Zee2022
30Carlsen, Magnus2865Giri, Anish27721-036E10Wijk aan Zee2022
31Esipenko, Andrey2714Carlsen, Magnus28651/2-1/221D45Wijk aan Zee2022
32Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2787Carlsen, Magnus28921-047C88Warsaw2021
33Carlsen, Magnus2892Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-043A07Warsaw2021
34Amin, Bassem2617Carlsen, Magnus28920-158B30Warsaw2021
35Alekseenko, Kirill2663Carlsen, Magnus28921/2-1/272C50Warsaw2021
36Carlsen, Magnus2892Mastrovasilis, Dimitrios25771-023B46Warsaw2021
37Grischuk, Alexander2757Carlsen, Magnus28921-058E04Warsaw2021
38Carlsen, Magnus2892Giri, Anish27780-143C65Warsaw2021
39Martirosyan, Haik M.2707Carlsen, Magnus28921/2-1/265D43Warsaw2021
40Carlsen, Magnus2892Maghsoodloo, Parham26551-029C02Warsaw2021
41Carlsen, Magnus2892Erigaisi Arjun27651/2-1/272C42Warsaw2021
42Sanal, Vahap2499Carlsen, Magnus28920-147B06Warsaw2021
43Carlsen, Magnus2892Kobalia, Mihail25321-039B12Warsaw2021
44Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2754Carlsen, Magnus28921-036A45Warsaw2021
45Carlsen, Magnus2892Gelfand, Boris26471-038B23Warsaw2021
46Predke, Alexandr2627Carlsen, Magnus28920-130D36Warsaw2021
47Carlsen, Magnus2892Fedoseev, Vladimir26900-152E10Warsaw2021
48Socko B2571Carlsen, Magnus28921-045E10Warsaw2021
49Carlsen, Magnus2892Sychev, Klementy26151-048B40Warsaw2021
50Indjic, Aleksandar2603Carlsen, Magnus28920-159D37Warsaw2021