Moving story about a thirteen year old Norwegian boy, told by his chess trainer ( former Norwegian chess champion and soccer international Simen Agdestein). Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, the #1 ranked player in the . Thus, Carlsen finished in tenth place and became the youngest player to be an official World Championship Candidate. In October, he took first. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Wonderboy: how Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world: the story and the games / by.

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From the very beginning of his career, Carlsen impressed his coaches youhgest a prodigious memory, which he has used in his career to play a large variety of openings. Anand wins with two point lead”.

Retrieved 5 February Magnus defeated Tigran L. This single location in All: We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Veselin Topalov, M-Tel Masters “.

Carlsen reached the semi-final round of the World Chess Cup in December, after defeating Michael Adams in the round of 16 and Ivan Cheparinov in the quarterfinals. Retrieved 27 January Carlsen cited the first rapid game as “critical”, and said he felt “very calm” after winning it. Jan Timman[]. Carlsen beats Giri and wins tournament”.

Retrieved 16 December In the first tournament, in BakuAzerbaijan, he finished in a three-way tie for first place, with another PR. However, he was defeated in the first round by Armenian chess player Levon Aronian who went on to place seventh at the world championship.


Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 9 September Max Zinski rated it it was amazing Nov 25, Jay C rated it really liked it Jun 24, Retrieved 25 June In March, Carlsen played for the second time in the Melody Amber blind and rapid chess tournament, held in Nice for the first time.

The New York Times. Carlsen had a rocky start, losing his games to McShane and Anand in rounds 1 and 3, but winning with white against Adams and Nakamura in rounds 2 and 4.

He finished in first place, ahead of Radjabov and Caruana. Kristof Verbeke rated it really liked it Apr 21, A chess star emerges for the post-computer age”. He drew first blood in game 5 by taking advantage of a small mistake made by Anand, and emerged victorious in games 6 and 9, making him the 16th undisputed World Chess Champion.

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At yohngest bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. As a result, he earned the right to challenge Anand for the World Championship.

Learn More in these related Britannica articles: New in Chess 5: Fischer Random Chess match against Hikaru Nakamura []. William Brock rated it really liked it Oct 24, After drawing games 1 and 2, Carlsen won games 3 and 4 to record a 3β€”1 victory and retain his World Champion title. Carlsen then won the blitz tiebreak against Ivanchuk. Be hlw first to add this to a list.


You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. Ben rated it liked it Aug 24, Carlsen then went on to finish second in the Biel Grandmaster Tournament, with 18 points, just one point behind Wang Hao using the 3β€”1β€”0 scoring system. Carlsen takes title in blitz tiebreak”.

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Carlzen trivia or quizzes yet. Anand punishes Carlsen in Grenkeleasing final”. His ninth-round loss to Kramnik ended a streak of 36 rated games undefeated.

He also defeated the winner Wang in both of their individual games. He defeated Karjakin by winning 2 games in a 4-game rapid round, in which each player had magus 25 minutes on the clock, with 10 seconds added after each move. Gata Kamsky in the Final”.

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