Name: Magnus Carlsen
Federation:  Norway
Sex:  Male
Born: 1990
 FIDE ID: 1503014 FIDE Profile
Title: Grand Master
ELO Classic: 2859
ELO Rapid: 2834
ELO Blitz: 2828
Years: 2000 - 2022
Total Games: 3203
Wins: 1350 (42.15 %)
Draws: 1367 (42.68 %)
Losses: 486 (15.17 %)
Score: 63.49 %

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
37th European Club Cup Open 2022 10/03/2022 2389  Austria
TCh-NOR Elite 2021-22 10/29/2021 2288  Norway
9th Sinquefield Cup 09/02/2022 2767  United States
FTX Crypto Cup 2022 08/15/2022 2750  United States

Magnus Carlsen Repertoire with White pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3 52 games
C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence 50 games
C67 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence, open variation 36 games
A45 Queen's pawn game 33 games

Magnus Carlsen Repertoire with Black pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
B30 Sicilian defence 56 games
B33 Sicilian defence 54 games
C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence 48 games
C67 Ruy Lopez, Berlin defence, open variation 47 games

Games played by Magnus Carlsen

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White ELO W Black ELO B Result Moves ECO Date Tournament View
Maghsoodloo, P 2721 Carlsen, M 2856 ½-½ 39 D35 2022 37th European Club Cup Open 2022
Carlsen, M 2856 Baldauf, M 2506 1-0 44 A48 2022 37th European Club Cup Open 2022
Korobov, A 2672 Carlsen, M 2856 0-1 34 D04 2022 37th European Club Cup Open 2022
Carlsen, M 2856 Harikrishna, P 2717 1-0 43 A20 2022 37th European Club Cup Open 2022
Carlsen, M 2865 Ostmoe, G 2466 ½-½ 84 B10 2022 TCh-NOR Elite 2021-22
Carlsen, M 2856 Naumann, A 2513 1-0 30 C45 2022 37th European Club Cup Open 2022
Meshkovs, N 2566 Carlsen, M 2856 ½-½ 44 E10 2022 37th European Club Cup Open 2022
Carlsen, M 2861 Niemann, H 2688 0-1 57 E20 2022 9th Sinquefield Cup
Aronian, L 2759 Carlsen, M 2861 ½-½ 36 E11 2022 9th Sinquefield Cup
Carlsen, M 2861 Nepomniachtchi, I 2792 1-0 43 E10 2022 9th Sinquefield Cup
Carlsen, M 2864 Praggnanandhaa R, 2661 ½-½ 76 A08 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Praggnanandhaa R, 2661 1-0 72 E04 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Praggnanandhaa R, 2661 Carlsen, M 2864 ½-½ 65 D38 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Praggnanandhaa R, 2661 Carlsen, M 2864 1-0 52 B06 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Praggnanandhaa R, 2661 Carlsen, M 2864 1-0 51 A40 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Praggnanandhaa R, 2661 0-1 63 B23 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Firouzja, A 2778 1-0 33 A15 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Firouzja, A 2778 Carlsen, M 2864 1-0 36 B10 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Firouzja, A 2778 ½-½ 52 E04 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Firouzja, A 2778 1-0 48 A20 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Firouzja, A 2778 Carlsen, M 2864 ½-½ 78 B30 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Firouzja, A 2778 Carlsen, M 2864 ½-½ 47 B30 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Duda, J 2740 Carlsen, M 2864 1-0 38 E11 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Duda, J 2740 Carlsen, M 2864 1-0 53 A45 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Duda, J 2740 1-0 64 D02 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Duda, J 2740 0-1 34 C65 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Duda, J 2740 0-1 43 A01 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Le, Q 2728 Carlsen, M 2864 ½-½ 37 E06 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Le, Q 2728 Carlsen, M 2864 0-1 37 D11 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Le, Q 2728 1-0 34 A07 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Le, Q 2728 ½-½ 37 C44 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Aronian, L 2775 Carlsen, M 2864 ½-½ 76 D02 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Aronian, L 2775 ½-½ 43 E94 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Aronian, L 2775 Carlsen, M 2864 0-1 68 A40 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Aronian, L 2775 ½-½ 68 E60 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Niemann, H 2687 1-0 72 A00 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Niemann, H 2687 Carlsen, M 2864 0-1 54 C07 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Carlsen, M 2864 Niemann, H 2687 0-1 42 B31 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Niemann, H 2687 Carlsen, M 2864 0-1 31 B08 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
Giri, A 2760 Carlsen, M 2864 0-1 34 C02 2022 FTX Crypto Cup 2022
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