Magnus Carlsen World Chess Champion Supremo
As a chess prodigy, Magnus Carlsen seemed destined to become world champion. He got his GM norm at the age of 13 and topped the FIDE rankings when he was 19. Indeed, Carlsen became World Chess Champion in 2012 at the age of 22 by crushing Anand 6½ – 3½.
Known for his exceptional memory and wide range of openings, Carlsen has a natural ability to find the best move in any position. He is also very patient and adapts well to his opponent, making it very difficult to beat him.
In 2012, Carlsen played a memorable game against the reigning world chess champion Anand. In the solid Maróczy Bind, Carlsen sacrificed a pawn with 19. e6 and Anand resigned on move 30. Let’s take a look.
Carlsen his world championship title in 2014, 2016, and 2018. In addition, he holds the world chess titles in rapid and blitz. No other player has popularized chess as much as Carlsen. His recent win against Hikaru Nakamura in the Magnus Carlsen Invitational became the most-watched online chess event ever.
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