Magnus Carlsen Biography

By: Swapnil Dhurve

Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current world chess champion.

Magnus Carlsen was born on 30 November 1990 in Tønsberg, Norway.

Magnus Carlsen, the Norwegian chess player, belongs to the white Caucasian race. His religious beliefs are unknown.

Magnus Carlsen's height is 5 feet and 7 inches. His body measurements are 40, 32, and 38 inches.

At the age of five, he learned chess from his father and quickly displayed a natural talent. He began competing and solving 500-piece puzzles at four.

Magnus Carlsen attended Lommedalen Elementary and WANG Ungdomsskole in Bærum, Norway before leaving both schools at age 16 to focus on his chess career.

Magnus Carlsen achieved the title of grandmaster at 13 years and four months, making him the second youngest in history at the time.

Career achievements: – World Chess Champion (2013-2023) – World Rapid Chess Champion (2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021) – World Blitz Chess Champion (2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2023) – Chess World Cup Champion (2013) – Five-time Chess Oscar winner (2009-2013) – FIDE World No. 1 since July 2011

Magnus Carlsen's parents are Sigrun Øen, a chemical engineer, and Henrik Albert Carlsen, an IT consultant.

Magnus Carlsen is currently in a relationship with Elisabet Lorentzen.

Magnus Carlsen's hobbies include reading, playing football and watching movies.

Magnus Carlsen is estimated to have a net worth of approximately $8 million.

Magnus Carlsen's favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio

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