Carlsen, Magnus Age 30


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#1 (active)
#1 (active)
2882 - 01 May 2014
2881 World #1 (active)
2886 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 & 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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1Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2021
2Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, INT2021
3Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2021
4Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, INT2021
5Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, INT2021
6Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, INT2021
7Nakamura, Hikaru2736Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
8Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2021
9Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, INT2021
10Aronian, Levon2781Carlsen, INT2021
11Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, Levon27811/2-1/ INT2021
12Aronian, Levon2781Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
13Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, INT2021
14Aronian, Levon2781Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
15Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, Levon27811/2-1/ INT2021
16Aronian, Levon2781Carlsen, INT2021
17Carlsen, Magnus2847Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2021
18Radjabov, Teimour2765Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
19Carlsen, Magnus2847Radjabov, INT2021
20Radjabov, Teimour2765Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
21Radjabov, Teimour2765Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
22Carlsen, Magnus2847Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2021
23Radjabov, Teimour2765Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
24Carlsen, Magnus2847Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2021
25Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
26Carlsen, Magnus2847So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
27Praggnanandhaa, R.2608Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
28Carlsen, Magnus2847Duda, INT2021
29Firouzja, Alireza2759Carlsen, INT2021
30Carlsen, Magnus2847Nakamura, Hikaru27361/2-1/ INT2021
31Carlsen, Magnus2847Jones, Gawain C INT2021
32Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian2618Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
33Carlsen, Magnus2847Aronian, Levon27811/2-1/ INT2021
34Tari, Aryan2639Carlsen, INT2021
35Carlsen, Magnus2847Radjabov, Teimour27651/2-1/ INT2021
36Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2726Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
37Carlsen, Magnus2847Dominguez Perez, INT2021
38Le, Quang Liem2709Carlsen, INT2021
39Carlsen, Magnus2847Karjakin, Sergey27571/2-1/ INT2021
40So, Wesley2770Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
41Carlsen, Magnus2847So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
42So, Wesley2770Carlsen, INT2021
43So, Wesley2770Carlsen, INT2021
44Carlsen, Magnus2847So, Wesley27701/2-1/ INT2021
45So, Wesley2770Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
46Carlsen, Magnus2847So, INT2021
47Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
48Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, INT2021
49Nepomniachtchi, Ian2789Carlsen, Magnus28471/2-1/ INT2021
50Carlsen, Magnus2847Nepomniachtchi, Ian27891/2-1/ INT2021