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Birth: 30 November 1990 (21 years) Nationality: Norwegian Occupation: Chess Player Sven Magnus Carlsen Øen (November 30, 1.990, Bæru...

Birth: 30 November 1990 (21 years)
Nationality: Norwegian
Occupation: Chess Player

Sven Magnus Carlsen Øen (November 30, 1.990, Bærum, Akershus, Norway) is a norwegian International chess Grandmaster.

In the year 2.010 he reached the top of world rankings of the International Chess Federation.

He was the youngest player to surpass the 2800 ELO points, and achieving the position of world number one to get at the age of 19 years and one month.

It should be noted further that today (12/06/2012) has 2835 Elo points as shown in the FIDE rating.

On 26 April 2004 Carlsen became a Grandmaster at the age of 13 years, 4 months and 27 days, at the time the youngest in the world. Carlsen is the third youngest grandmaster in getting the title in the history of the game after Sergei Karjakin and Negi Parimarjan.

Carlsen live in Lommedalen, near the Norwegian capital, Oslo.

At eight he played his first tournament, was trained at the Sports Gymnasium led by Norway's best player, Grandmaster Simen Agdestein. Featured Victories: Magnus has beaten the likes of Nigel Short (former world runner), Kramnik, Ivan Sokolov, Dolmatov, Ernst and Karpov.

It has come to draw with Kasparov.

Magnus received from the 2,002 support from the Norwegian computer company Artic Securities and is currently sponsored by Microsoft.

Danish Grandmaster Peter Heine Nielsen has trained, but from 2009 became known the news that former world champion Garry Kasparov had trained in secret since January of that year.

Carlsen was the youngest player to participate in the FIDE World Chess Championship 2004, but was eliminated in the first round by Levon Aronian.

In the year 2002 was proclaimed world runner at U-12.

He drew international attention by winning the Group C of Corus Chess Tournament in January 2004, with 10.5 points of 13 possible.

Two years later he won the Group B of the tournament.

In the Norwegian Championship Chess, 2005, Carlsen ended in a shared first place, this time with his mentor Simen Agdestein.

2006 Olympic chess player

Magnus scored 6/8 at the 37th Chess Olympiad in 2006 against opponents averaging 2627 Elo.

One of his notable wins was against the English grandmaster Michael Adams.

But in the last Olympics in 2010, Michael Adams took his revenge, defeating it.

Results of 2,007

In the Corus Chess Tournament in the Netherlands was ranked 13 th, achieving 4.5 points of 13 possible, with 9 boards and 4 losses.

Runners-up in Linares, 2007.

In March 2007, the International Chess tournament Morelia-Linares, Carlsen was ranked in 2nd place with 7.5 points in 14 games, with a score of (-3 +4 = 7) being first Viswanathan Anand.

Gausdal Victoria, 2007.

In April 2007, Carlsen won the tournament Gausdal Chess Classics, held in Norway, achieving September 7 points, ahead by 1.5 points to runners, Rozentalis (2nd), Portisch (3rd) and Kramsenkow (4th) of a total list of 10 chess.

Victoria in Biel, 2007

Carlsen won the 40th International Chess Festival in Biel, Switzerland from July 21 to August 3, 2007, 10 chess players, all against all.

After leading the tournament for several days, was ahead in the standings by two players, yet the victory in the last round against Teymur Rəcəbov allowed him to tie for first place with Onischuk.

In the tiebreaker, having won 4 games tables in the last game, earning this prestigious tournament.

Confirming once again that is a chess genius.

Corus Tournament Champion, 2.008

Magnus won, tied on points with Aronian, Corus Chess Tournament 2008, held in Holland, making 8 of 13 possible points.

Runner-up for the second time in Linares, 2.008.

In March 2008, the International Chess tournament Morelia-Linares, Carlsen was classified as in 2007, in 2nd place with 8 points in 14 games, with a score of (-3 +5 = 6) being first Anand place.

Runners-up in Melody Amber, 2,008.

Carlsen was the tournament runner-up, after the winner Aronian, level on points for 2nd place with Kramnik, Leko and Topalov, all at 2, 5 points behind the winner.

Carlsen won by 5-3 points in Leko rapid chess match played on 28 May to 1 June 2008 in Miskolc, Hungary, to the best of 8 games.

2 games played each day of play at a pace of 25 minutes and 5 seconds per move.

Play the Grand Slam Final Chess, 2.008

Carlsen, participated in Grand Slam Final Chess, from 2 to 14 September 2008 in Bilbao, Spain.

The classification is obtained, at the invitation of the organization, being co-winner of the Corus Chess Tournament, 2008 as well as being runner-up in Linares, 2008.

2.009 results

Blitz world champion in Moscow.

Carlsen blitz world champion by winning the final, held in Moscow from 16 to 18 November 2009.

There were 22 players, playing 42 games each, with double round robin, a time of 3 minutes + 2 seconds per move

The classification was as follows:

1 º. - Carlsen 31 points
2 nd. - Anand 28 points
3 º. - Karjakin 25 points
4 °. - Kramnik 24.5 points

Tal Memorial

Shortly before the World Championship held in blitz, from 5 to 14 super tournament took place this Category XXI with the participation of 10 of the 13 best players in the world, in which Carlsen was second behind Kramnik and tied with Ivanchuk.

London Chess Center Classic

Carlsen started the tournament as the best placed in a tournament involving Kramnik, Hikaru Nakamura, Michael Adams, Nigel Short, Ni Hua, Luke McShane and David Howell. Kramnik beat heading into the first round to win the tournament with 13/21 (otorgándose 3 points for a win, and 1 tie) and a performance rating of 2,844, a point ahead of Kramnik.

This victory secured first place in the FIDE rating list, overtaking Veselin Topalov by 5 points.

The average FIDE rating Carlsen July 2009 to January 2010 allowed him to qualify for the Candidates Tournament Cycle World Championship 2011.

2,010 Results

Corus Tournament Champion, 2.010

Magnus won the Corus Chess Tournament, 2.010, held in the Netherlands, from 16 to 31 January 13 achieved 8.5 points possible.

2nd place Kramnik, Shirov 3 rd of 14 participants.

Champion Melody Amber Chess Tournament, 2010

Magnus won, tied with Ivanchuk, this tournament held in Nice, France, 13 to March 25 of 22 scores of 14.5 points possible.

2,011 Results

Champion Grand Slam Final Chess, 2011 (São Paulo and Bilbao).

Magnus won, tied with Ivanchuk and untied by two games to 5 minutes.