Name: Magnus Carlsen
Federation:  Norway
Sex:  Male
Born: 1990
 FIDE ID: 1503014 FIDE Profile
Title: Grand Master
ELO Classic: 2865
ELO Rapid: 2847
ELO Blitz: 2828
Years: 2000 - 2022
Total Games: 3057
Wins: 1288 (42.13 %)
Draws: 1308 (42.79 %)
Losses: 461 (15.08 %)
Score: 63.53 %

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
84th Tata Steel Masters 01/15/2022 2737  Netherlands
World Blitz Championships 2021 12/29/2021 2571  Poland
World Rapid Championships 2021 12/26/2021 2581  Poland

Magnus Carlsen Repertoire with White pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3 51 games
C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence 48 games
C67 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence, open variation 36 games
C50 King's pawn game 32 games

Magnus Carlsen Repertoire with Black pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
B33 Sicilian defence 54 games
B30 Sicilian defence 53 games
C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence 48 games
D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3 45 games

Games played by Magnus Carlsen

Download games
White ELO W Black ELO B Result Moves ECO Date Tournament View
Praggnanandhaa R, 2612 Carlsen, M 2865 0-1 0 D27 2022 84th Tata Steel Masters
Carlsen, M 2865 Rapport, R 2763 1-0 31 E04 2022 84th Tata Steel Masters
Grandelius, N 2672 Carlsen, M 2865 ½-½ 54 B48 2022 84th Tata Steel Masters
Carlsen, M 2865 Van Foreest, J 2702 ½-½ 52 D78 2022 84th Tata Steel Masters
Duda, J 2760 Carlsen, M 2865 ½-½ 38 C88 2022 84th Tata Steel Masters
Carlsen, M 2865 Giri, A 2772 1-0 36 E06 2022 84th Tata Steel Masters
Esipenko, A 2714 Carlsen, M 2865 ½-½ 21 D45 2022 84th Tata Steel Masters
Carlsen, M 2856 Giri, A 2772 0-1 43 C65 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Nepomniachtchi, I 2782 1-0 43 A07 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Alekseenko, K 2702 Carlsen, M 2856 ½-½ 72 C50 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Vachier Lagrave, M 2761 Carlsen, M 2856 1-0 47 C88 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Amin, B 2680 Carlsen, M 2856 0-1 58 B30 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Maghsoodloo, P 2701 1-0 29 C02 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Grischuk, A 2764 Carlsen, M 2856 1-0 58 E04 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Martirosyan, H 2621 Carlsen, M 2856 ½-½ 65 D43 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Mastrovasilis, D 2627 1-0 23 B46 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Kobalia, M 2596 1-0 39 B12 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Socko, B 2642 Carlsen, M 2856 1-0 45 E10 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Predke, A 2682 Carlsen, M 2856 0-1 30 D36 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Indjic, A 2623 Carlsen, M 2856 0-1 59 D37 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Gelfand, B 2663 1-0 38 B23 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Fedoseev, V 2704 0-1 52 E10 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Sanal, V 2601 Carlsen, M 2856 0-1 47 B06 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Mamedyarov, S 2767 Carlsen, M 2856 1-0 36 A45 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Sjugirov, S 2680 1-0 74 C65 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Sychev, K 2550 1-0 48 B40 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Corrales Jimenez, F 2530 Carlsen, M 2856 0-1 30 C45 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Erigaisi Arjun, 2629 ½-½ 72 C42 2021 World Blitz Championships 2021
Nakamura, H 2736 Carlsen, M 2856 ½-½ 66 D37 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Nepomniachtchi, I 2782 ½-½ 37 E06 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Abdusattorov, N 2633 Carlsen, M 2856 1-0 83 A28 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Aronian, L 2772 1-0 69 D27 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Firouzja, A 2804 1-0 53 B12 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Grischuk, A 2764 Carlsen, M 2856 ½-½ 70 D36 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Duda, J 2760 1-0 59 B29 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Jobava, B 2588 Carlsen, M 2856 ½-½ 68 D53 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Ter Sahakyan, S 2637 Carlsen, M 2856 ½-½ 65 C88 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Dreev, A 2623 1-0 44 D02 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Carlsen, M 2856 Gagunashvili, M 2573 1-0 104 C77 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
Shirov, A 2704 Carlsen, M 2856 0-1 57 C84 2021 World Rapid Championships 2021
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