Magnus Carlsen
Name: Magnus Carlsen
Federation:  Norway
Sex:  Male
Born: 1990
 FIDE ID: 1503014 FIDE Profile
Title: Grand Master
ELO Classic: 2847
ELO Rapid: 2881
ELO Blitz: 2886
Years: 2000 - 2021
Total Games: 2874
Wins: 1211 (42.14 %)
Draws: 1234 (42.94 %)
Losses: 429 (14.93 %)
Score: 63.6 %

Magnus Carlsen

Bio

Magnus Carlsen was born in Tønsberg, Norway on November 30, 1990. Since childhood, he was trained by the master Simen Agdestein achieving incredible results being considered the Mozart of Chess. He was the youngest player to reach first position in the ranking at the age of 19 and at 22 he was the youngest player to reach 2800 ELO. He is the youngest world champion in history after Garry Kasparov.

He is the current world champion reaching the title in 2013 beating Viswanathan Anand with a categorical score of 6.5 - 3.5. This match was played in Madras (India) and Magnus did not lose any game. In 2014, he defended the title again against Viswanathan Anand in Sochi Russia by a score of 6.5 - 4.5. The second defense of the world championship was obtained against Sergey Karjakin in playoffs, this match was played in 2016 in New York, USA. He retained the title in London in 2018, he faced Fabiano Caruana and defeated him in tie-breaks after tied all 12 games.

He has won the Tata Steel tournament (formerly known as Corus) seven times, in 2008 drawing with Levon Aronian, 2010, 2013 (undefeated), 2015, 2016 (undefeated), in 2018 beating Anish Giri in tie-breaks and in 2019 undefeated with 1.5 points over Anish Giri. He is also the top winner of the London Chess Classic: in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2015. He won the 2013 Sinquefield Cup and tied for first place in the 2018 edition with Fabiano Caruana and Levon Aronian. He was the winner of the Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 (the only edition he played) undefeated, this was the first category XXIII tournament in history. In 2011, he tied with Levon Aronian for first place in the Tal Memorial, he won this tournament in 2012 without losing games. He won the Bilbao Chess Masters Final for the first time in 2011, he also won this tournament in 2012 and in the last edition played in 2016. At the Pearl Spring Chess Tournament in 2009 he obtained one of the most outstanding performances in history with 8/12 points, he also won this tournament in 2010 without losing games. He was the winner of the four editions in which he participated in the Gashimov Memorial played in Shamkir Azerbaijan, in 2014, 2015 undefeated, in 2018 undefeated and in 2019 with two points of advantage over Ding Liren. In his country he won Norway Chess 2016, also win in 2019 and in 2020 ahead of the emerging player Alireza Firouzja.
Without a doubt, he is the dominant player of the last years of world chess.

Last tournaments played

Tournament Date Elo Avg. Country
NIC Classic KO 2021 04/27/2021 2768  
NIC Classic Prelim 2021 04/24/2021 2728  
Magnus Carlsen Inv KO 03/16/2021 2777  

Magnus Carlsen Repertoire with White pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3 48 games
C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence 42 games
C67 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence, open variation 31 games
A45 Queen's pawn game 30 games

Magnus Carlsen Repertoire with Black pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
B33 Sicilian defence 53 games
B30 Sicilian defence 49 games
C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence 43 games
D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3 42 games

Games played by Magnus Carlsen

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White ELO W Black ELO B Result Moves ECO Date Tournament View
Carlsen, M 2847 Aronian, L 2781 1-0 37 B51 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Aronian, L 2781 ½-½ 36 C53 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Aronian, L 2781 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 39 D02 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Aronian, L 2781 Carlsen, M 2847 0-1 52 D02 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Aronian, L 2781 1-0 46 D35 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Aronian, L 2781 Carlsen, M 2847 1-0 68 A46 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Aronian, L 2781 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 41 A46 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Aronian, L 2781 ½-½ 43 C50 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Radjabov, T 2765 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 40 D37 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Radjabov, T 2765 1-0 41 E36 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Radjabov, T 2765 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 40 D39 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Radjabov, T 2765 ½-½ 36 B65 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Radjabov, T 2765 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 56 D41 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Radjabov, T 2765 ½-½ 29 C65 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Radjabov, T 2765 ½-½ 36 D37 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Radjabov, T 2765 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 31 D37 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Duda, J 2729 1-0 60 B90 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 So, W 2770 ½-½ 31 C67 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Praggnanandhaa R, 2608 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 80 D37 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Firouzja, A 2759 Carlsen, M 2847 0-1 49 D12 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Mamedyarov, S 2770 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 39 D45 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Aronian, L 2781 ½-½ 50 C78 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Jones, G 2670 1-0 42 B72 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Nakamura, H 2736 ½-½ 57 C53 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Tari, A 2639 Carlsen, M 2847 0-1 66 B06 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Christiansen, J 2618 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 92 B00 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Dominguez Perez, L 2758 1-0 60 C53 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Radjabov, T 2765 ½-½ 45 C65 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Vidit, S 2726 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 75 E34 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Le, Q 2709 Carlsen, M 2847 0-1 52 D37 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Karjakin, S 2757 ½-½ 66 C65 2021 NIC Classic Prelim 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Nakamura, H 2736 ½-½ 43 B22 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Nakamura, H 2736 Carlsen, M 2847 0-1 39 D31 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Nakamura, H 2736 ½-½ 24 C53 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Nakamura, H 2736 Carlsen, M 2847 1-0 49 E35 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Nakamura, H 2736 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 38 C65 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Nakamura, H 2736 ½-½ 65 E32 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Nakamura, H 2736 Carlsen, M 2847 0-1 37 D11 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
Carlsen, M 2847 Nakamura, H 2736 1-0 90 C53 2021 NIC Classic KO 2021
So, W 2770 Carlsen, M 2847 0-1 38 E20 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
Carlsen, M 2847 So, W 2770 ½-½ 42 B52 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
So, W 2770 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 44 A20 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
So, W 2770 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 57 C88 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
Carlsen, M 2847 So, W 2770 1-0 23 C46 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
Carlsen, M 2847 So, W 2770 ½-½ 38 C46 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
So, W 2770 Carlsen, M 2847 0-1 25 C53 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
Nepomniachtchi, I 2789 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 62 C84 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
Nepomniachtchi, I 2789 Carlsen, M 2847 0-1 55 B40 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
Nepomniachtchi, I 2789 Carlsen, M 2847 ½-½ 142 C84 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
Carlsen, M 2847 Nepomniachtchi, I 2789 0-1 46 D35 2021 Magnus Carlsen Inv KO
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