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Who has Magnus Carlsen lost to?
Chess: Carlsen loses three in a row twice as champion heads for World Cup. 3771: Heikki Westerinen v Gudmundur Sigurjónsson, New York 1977.
Who defeated Magnus Carlsen 2020?
GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave defied the odds as he defeated GM Magnus Carlsen to reach Saturday’s 2020 Speed Chess Championship final presented by OnJuno. MVL scored 13-11 and will face GM Hikaru Nakamura in the final.
How much better is Magnus than Hikaru?
Classical games: Magnus Carlsen beat Hikaru Nakamura 12 to 1, with 21 draws. Including rapid/exhibition games: Magnus Carlsen beat Hikaru Nakamura 33 to 14, with 39 draws.
How many years has Magnus Carlsen been world champion?
This was Carlsen’s fifth victory in a world championship match. He has now held the title for eight years, longer than his predecessor, Anand, who was champion from 2007 to 2013, but only a bit more than half the time of Garry Kasparov, the modern record-holder, who held the title from 1985 to 2000.
What is Magnus vs Hikaru record?
LIFETIME RECORD: Classical games: Magnus Carlsen beat Hikaru Nakamura 14 to 1, with 25 draws. Including rapid/exhibition games: Magnus Carlsen beat Hikaru Nakamura 86 to 36, with 101 draws. Only rapid/exhibition games: Magnus Carlsen beat Hikaru Nakamura 72 to 35, with 76 draws.
Who is Magnus Carlsen?
Magnus Carlsen (Norway) is the reigning world champion, who will be defending his title. He is 30 years old and has held the title since 2013 when he defeated then world champion GM Viswanathan Anand of India. Carlsen is known as one of the biggest chess talents that ever lived.
How old was Magnus Carlsen when he started playing chess?
Youth and Early Chess Career (1995 To 2004) Carlsen learned how to play chess when he was five years old. However, he didn’t show much interest at first. He instead amazed other people by completing activities that demonstrated his general intellectual aptitude at an early age. At two years of age, Carlsen could solve 50-piece jigsaw puzzles.
How can you beat Magnus Carlsen?
Test yourself and see if you would have a chance vs. Magnus if you ever played him. Fewer than two correct answers: You can still beat Carlsen! Get the “Play Magnus” app and beat him at the age of five! 2-4 correct answers: Try to sign up for a Carlsen simul.
What is Magnus Carlsen’s rating in Blitz?
Carlsen, just two weeks before his 19th birthday, became the world champion in blitz with a performance rating of 2894. Carlsen’s remarkable 2009 ended with the London Chess Classic, a strong invitational tournament for the world’s top grandmasters.