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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Drawing the final four games was sufficient to win the tournament with 9 points out of 13, half carlswn point ahead of Anish Giri, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wesley So and Ding Liren.

In AugustCarlsen became an ambassador for Nordic Semiconductor[] and in November was selected as one of the “sexiest men of ” by Cosmopolitan. He finished in first place, ahead of Radjabov and Caruana.

We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. From autumn to the end ofCarlsen played almost rated tournament games, as well as several blitz tournaments, and participated in other minor events.

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Carlsen had a rocky start, losing his games to McShane calsen Anand in rounds 1 and 3, but winning with white against Adams and Nakamura in rounds 2 and 4. Magnus Carlsen at Wikipedia’s sister projects.

Kristof Verbeke rated it really liked it Apr 21, The Week in Chess. As part of it, Carlsen took on an online audience dubbed as “The World” with the white pieces and won. Moving story about a thirteen year old Norwegian boy, told by his chess trainer former Norwegian chess champion and soccer international Simen Agdestein. Jonas Guldahl rated it liked it Dec 26, Carlsen has the highest nettlesomeness score by this metric, because his creative moves pressure the other player and open up a lot of room for mistakes.

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At the world championship in New York, he was tied against Russian player Sergey Karjakin after 12 games. Viswanathan Anand, Bilbao Masters “. Carlsen’s next tournament was the Grand Slam Masters Final on 9—15 October, which he had qualified for automatically by winning three of the previous year’s four Grand Magnue chess events Nanjing Pearl Spring, Corus, Bazna Kings.

Ali was the first fighter to win the world…. Retrieved 7 February Many pictures After holding Garry Kasparov to a draw, Magnus Carlsen lost a further game against the world number one player.


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In March, Carlsen played for the second time in the Melody Amber blind and rapid chess tournament, held in Nice for the first time. New in Chess 4: Eventually, Aronian eliminated Carlsen from gdandmaster tournament after winning both tiebreak blitz games. Carlsen reached the semi-final round of the World Chess Cup in December, after defeating Michael Adams in the cuess of 16 and Ivan Cheparinov in the quarterfinals. Thank you for your feedback.

Magnus Carlsen’s performance in Nanjing”. Tom rated it really liked it Dec 09, Retrieved 9 September Simen Agdestein emphasises Carlsen’s exceptional youngset, stating that he was able to recall the areas, population numbers, flags and capitals of all the countries in the world by the age of five.

Wonderboy: How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World

mqgnus Retrieved 22 March New in Chess 2: Chess — Collections of games. Retrieved 8 October Carlsen played in the Candidates Tournamentwhich took place in London, from 15 March to 1 April. Retrieved 18 October