Carlsen, Magnus Age 33


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2831.8
FIDE Rating
2830
World Rank
#1
Norway Rank
#1
FIDE Peak Rating
2882 - May 2014 (Age 23)
FIDE Peak Rank
#1 (2810) - Jan 2010 (Age 19)
Rapid
2827 World #1, Peak 2919 (Jul 2017)
Blitz
2888 World #1, Peak 2986 (Dec 2017)
Born
30 Nov 1990
T√łnsberg, Vestfold, Norway
FIDE ID 1503014
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Active Years:
2001 - 2024
Total Games:
3462
Wins:
1558 (45%)
Losses:
530 (15%)
Draws:
1374 (40%)
Total score:
65%
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
2869
White:
C65 Ruy Lopez (43 games)
D02 London System (40 games)
B90 Sicilian Defense (29 games)
Black:
B33 Sicilian Defense (55 games)
E15 Queen's Indian Defense (48 games)
C54 Italian Game (43 games)

World Champion 2013 till 2023. After defeating Anand to take the world crown in classical chess in 2013, he successfully defended his title against Anand in 2014, Karjakin in 2016, Caruana in 2018 and Nepomniachtchi in 2021, Carlsen retired from the World Championship cycle ceding the crown to the winner of the Nepomniachtchi-Ding Liren World Championship match held in April 2023. He is the first player to retire from the title.

He was World Rapid Champion 5 times in 2014, 2015, 2019, 2022 and 2023 and World Blitz Champion 7 times in 2009, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022 and 2023. He was triple World Champion (classical, rapid and blitz) in 2014, 2019 and 2022.

World #1 in standard, World #1 in rapid (live rating wef 7 Jan 2024) and World #1 in blitz, he is the only player to have ratings of over 2800 in each of these formats of the game. He has also had ratings of over 2900 in the rapid and blitz formats, the only player to have done so.

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.

Carlsen 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).

Carlsen beat Wesley So in the Champions Chess Tour (CCT) finals to win the CCT for a third successive year.

In 2023, he achieved his dream of winning the World Cup, defeating Praggnanandhaa in the final 1-1 (classical) 1.5-0.5 (rapid). This was his fifth participation in the World Cup. In 2005, he placed 10th thereby qualifying for the Candidates Tournament, and at the age of 15 was the youngest player to do so, beating Fischer's record by 5 months. In 2007, Carlsen reached the semi-final but lost to Aronian and subsequently declined to participate in 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2019. In 2017, Carlsen lost to Bu Xiangzhi in round 3, in 2021 he lost to Duda in the tiebreak in the semi final before finally breaking through to win in 2023 in a tense final.


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Games

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesSiteDate 
51Rapport, Richard2719Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/279Karlsruhe1 Apr 2024
52Carlsen, Magnus2830Rapport, Richard27191-051Karlsruhe1 Apr 2024
53Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2728Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/242Karlsruhe31 Mar 2024
54Carlsen, Magnus2830Keymer, Vincent27381-073Karlsruhe31 Mar 2024
55Ding, Liren2762Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/236Karlsruhe30 Mar 2024
56Carlsen, Magnus2830Fridman, Daniel25901-042Karlsruhe30 Mar 2024
57Carlsen, Magnus2830Rapport, Richard27201-032Karlsruhe28 Mar 2024
58Keymer, Vincent2738Carlsen, Magnus28300-166Karlsruhe28 Mar 2024
59Carlsen, Magnus2830Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27281/2-1/271Karlsruhe27 Mar 2024
60Carlsen, Magnus2830Ding, Liren27621/2-1/248Karlsruhe27 Mar 2024
61Fridman, Daniel2590Carlsen, Magnus28300-168Karlsruhe26 Mar 2024
62Rapport, Richard2720Carlsen, Magnus28301-041Karlsruhe26 Mar 2024
63Aronian, Levon2723Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/220Samarkand30 Dec 2023
64Murzin, Volodar2627Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/236Samarkand30 Dec 2023
65Carlsen, Magnus2830Rapport, Richard27311-057Samarkand30 Dec 2023
66Duda, Jan Krzysztof2732Carlsen, Magnus28300-181Samarkand30 Dec 2023
67Carlsen, Magnus2830Yu, Yangyi27141-038Samarkand30 Dec 2023
68Indjic, Aleksandar2589Carlsen, Magnus28300-134Samarkand30 Dec 2023
69Carlsen, Magnus2830Erigaisi, Arjun Kumar27271-074Samarkand30 Dec 2023
70Carlsen, Magnus2830Sarana, Alexey26881-036Samarkand30 Dec 2023
71Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2731Carlsen, Magnus28301-047Samarkand30 Dec 2023
72Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/237Samarkand30 Dec 2023
73Carlsen, Magnus2830Nihal, Sarin26881/2-1/235Samarkand29 Dec 2023
74Dubov, Daniil2710Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/219Samarkand29 Dec 2023
75Carlsen, Magnus2830Bharath, Subramaniyam H25041-042Samarkand29 Dec 2023
76Sjugirov, Sanan2703Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/259Samarkand29 Dec 2023
77Carlsen, Magnus2830Artemiev, Vladislav27111/2-1/224Samarkand29 Dec 2023
78Carlsen, Magnus2830Vokhidov, Shamsiddin25961-037Samarkand29 Dec 2023
79Radjabov, Teimour2723Carlsen, Magnus28300-157Samarkand29 Dec 2023
80Carlsen, Magnus2830Holt, Conrad25401-048Samarkand29 Dec 2023
81Tsaruk, Maksim2460Carlsen, Magnus28300-131Samarkand29 Dec 2023
82Vakhidov, Jahongir2599Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/242Samarkand29 Dec 2023
83Carlsen, Magnus2830Grigoriants, Sergey25441-023Samarkand29 Dec 2023
84Carlsen, Magnus2830Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu27401/2-1/223Samarkand28 Dec 2023
85Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2727Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/222Samarkand28 Dec 2023
86Carlsen, Magnus2830Idani, Pouya26021-051Samarkand28 Dec 2023
87Fedoseev, Vladimir12683Carlsen, Magnus28300-157Samarkand28 Dec 2023
88Carlsen, Magnus2830Keymer, Vincent27381/2-1/269Samarkand27 Dec 2023
89Yu, Yangyi2714Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/231Samarkand27 Dec 2023
90Carlsen, Magnus2830Erigaisi, Arjun Kumar27271/2-1/220Samarkand27 Dec 2023
91Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2737Carlsen, Magnus28300-172Samarkand27 Dec 2023
92Carlsen, Magnus2830Gareyev, Timur25701-036Samarkand26 Dec 2023
93Maghsoodloo, Parham2742Carlsen, Magnus28300-186Samarkand26 Dec 2023
94Carlsen, Magnus2830Petrosian, Tigran L25611-039Samarkand26 Dec 2023
95Khismatullin, Denis Rimovich2579Carlsen, Magnus28300-150Samarkand26 Dec 2023
96Carlsen, Magnus2830Petrov, Nikita25611/2-1/276Samarkand26 Dec 2023
97Carlsen, Magnus2830So, Wesley27521-031Toronto16 Dec 2023
98So, Wesley2752Carlsen, Magnus28301/2-1/245Toronto16 Dec 2023
99Carlsen, Magnus2830So, Wesley27520-156Toronto16 Dec 2023
100So, Wesley2752Carlsen, Magnus28300-159Toronto16 Dec 2023