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Who is Magnus Carlsen?
Well since you might be someone who does not know who Magnus Carlsen is, we are going to add a brief introduction of him here so that you can get the idea of who he is before we dive further into the details of his life.
So to put it in simple words, Magnus Carlsen is a chess grandmaster. He is currently the current World Chess Champion, World Rapid Chess Champion, and World Blitz Chess Champion.
He also holds the record to be the longest unbeatable person in classical chess. His classical rating is also the highest of all times. It’s 2882 if you are interested in knowing that number.
What is Magnus Carlsen Net Worth?
Well, he is one of the greatest chess players in the world. He has a large net worth on him. Can you guess his net worth? Well, we will tell you anyway but what is your guess? If you said around 10 million dollars then you are half right.
He has a net worth of 8 million dollars at the present time. That’s a lot for a chess player. So there you go. If you want to know more about his life and his past then keep on reading. You won’t be disappointed.
Magnus Carlsen Early life
He was born in in Tønsberg, Norway. He was born on 30 November 1990. So he is currently 30 years of age. His parents are Sigrun Øen, a chemical engineer, and Henrik Albert Carlsen, an IT consultant respectively.
Magnus Carlsen has always been gifted with a high intellect and he could solve complicated jigsaw puzzles at the mere age of two.
He is not an only child, he had three siblings, all sisters. His father was an amateur chess player himself and taught him to play chess in the first place. He did not show much interest at first but then he started to play by himself and improved his skills gradually.
Magnus Carlsen Professional life (Career)
Well, it was pretty obvious that he was going for chess as his go to career. He was exceptional in it and won a ton of matches and titles at a very young age. In the 2004 Corus chess tournament, he made headlines after winning a game.
He earned his first GM norm then. The Washington Post gave him the title ‘Mozart of Chess’. At Moscow Aeroflot Open he got his second GM norm. He obtained his last GM norm In the sixth Dubai Open Chess Championship.
This was a huge achievement for him and his career. This made him the youngest GM of the entire world at that time. To say that this was a great achievement would be an understatement.
Till this day he has emerged as a genius of chess. His career is soaring high and you know about his net worth too. He is really successful in what he does. And he enjoys doing it too! Talk about a dream job!
Magnus Carlsen Personal life
Well, not a whole lot is known about his personal life, but we will give you what we found. He is a social democrat and he is a vegetarian. Two of his sisters are also vegetarian so maybe that runs in the family.
He is a huge football fan. He is a big fan of Real Madrid. I hope that we could give you more about his personal life but unfortunately, we can not. So this is going to be it.
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