Carlsen, Magnus Age 28


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

Please wait...

This chart shows data only for when the player was actually in the top 100. Every chart point has info that can be seen by placing your cursor on it. Click on the chart to compare the player with any other player who has ever been in the top 100.

Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Aronian, Levon2758Carlsen, Magnus28761/2-1/234E20Douglas2019
2Carlsen, Magnus2876Matlakov, Maxim27161-080D43Douglas2019
3Carlsen, Magnus2876Caruana, Fabiano28121/2-1/225A28Douglas2019
4Wang, Hao2726Carlsen, Magnus28761/2-1/231D38Douglas2019
5Alekseenko, Kirill2674Carlsen, Magnus28761/2-1/255B92Douglas2019
6Carlsen, Magnus2876Shirov, Alexei26641-043C43Douglas2019
7Carlsen, Magnus2876Ganguly, Surya Shekhar26581-041B90Douglas2019
8Kovalev, Vladislav2661Carlsen, Magnus28761/2-1/247B52Douglas2019
9Carlsen, Magnus2876Kasimdzhanov, Rustam26571/2-1/255A30Douglas2019
10Sarana, Alexey2655Carlsen, Magnus28761/2-1/252B33Douglas2019
11Carlsen, Magnus2876Kuzubov, Yuriy26361-052E10Douglas2019
12Ding, Liren2779Carlsen, Magnus29201-087A15Saint Louis2019
13Carlsen, Magnus2920Ding, Liren27790-140C84Saint Louis2019
14Ding, Liren2786Carlsen, Magnus28951/2-1/235E03Saint Louis2019
15Carlsen, Magnus2895Ding, Liren27861/2-1/234D43Saint Louis2019
16Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2778Carlsen, Magnus28820-144B31Saint Louis2019
17Carlsen, Magnus2882So, Wesley27761-043C50Saint Louis2019
18Aronian, Levon2765Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/241B31Saint Louis2019
19Carlsen, Magnus2882Ding, Liren28051/2-1/242E21Saint Louis2019
20Carlsen, Magnus2882Nepomniachtchi, Ian27741/2-1/234D85Saint Louis2019
21Nakamura, Hikaru2743Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/230B31Saint Louis2019
22Carlsen, Magnus2882Karjakin, Sergey27501/2-1/247E10Saint Louis2019
23Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2764Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/268D10Saint Louis2019
24Carlsen, Magnus2882Caruana, Fabiano28181/2-1/243E10Saint Louis2019
25Anand, Viswanathan2756Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/245B31Saint Louis2019
26Carlsen, Magnus2882Giri, Anish27791/2-1/236A16Saint Louis2019
27Rapport, Richard2736Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/261A80Saint Louis2019
28Carlsen, Magnus2920Aronian, Levon28401/2-1/253E24Saint Louis2019
29Carlsen, Magnus2920Yu, Yangyi27180-125C42Saint Louis2019
30Dominguez Perez, Leinier2703Carlsen, Magnus29201-054B33Saint Louis2019
31Caruana, Fabiano2772Carlsen, Magnus29201-062C63Saint Louis2019
32Carlsen, Magnus2920Ding, Liren27791-049A16Saint Louis2019
33Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Carlsen, Magnus29200-149C25Saint Louis2019
34Carlsen, Magnus2920Karjakin, Sergey27981-029E27Saint Louis2019
35Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/255B30Saint Louis2019
36Carlsen, Magnus2920Rapport, Richard27361-048C00Saint Louis2019
37Aronian, Levon2840Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/240A13Saint Louis2019
38Carlsen, Magnus2920Dominguez Perez, Leinier27031/2-1/263C20Saint Louis2019
39Yu, Yangyi2718Carlsen, Magnus29201-030B56Saint Louis2019
40Carlsen, Magnus2920Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/247C77Saint Louis2019
41Ding, Liren2779Carlsen, Magnus29201-055E10Saint Louis2019
42Carlsen, Magnus2920Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871-027A50Saint Louis2019
43Karjakin, Sergey2798Carlsen, Magnus29201-065C11Saint Louis2019
44Carlsen, Magnus2920Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29391-090D70Saint Louis2019
45Carlsen, Magnus2895Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871/2-1/256D06Saint Louis2019
46Karjakin, Sergey2759Carlsen, Magnus28951-053E11Saint Louis2019
47Carlsen, Magnus2895Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28431-034D97Saint Louis2019
48Yu, Yangyi2775Carlsen, Magnus28951/2-1/269B08Saint Louis2019
49Carlsen, Magnus2895Aronian, Levon27040-136A46Saint Louis2019
50Caruana, Fabiano2807Carlsen, Magnus28951-039B30Saint Louis2019