Magnus Carlsen

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is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, reigning World Chess Champion and the No. 1 ranked player in the world. His peak rating is 2881, the highest in history.

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MagnusOenCarlsen3476 karma

Once in a while I've used some of my friends accounts and won a couple of games... or a lot...

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MagnusOenCarlsen2750 karma

I will definitely consider doing that.

MagnusOenCarlsen2184 karma

I've never actually watched Lord of the Rings... if I had, and Nakamura had been a better chess player, I might have been more insulted.

MagnusOenCarlsen2129 karma

There is no answer to this question... even extremely intoxicated my chess strength and knowledge is still in my bones.

MagnusOenCarlsen1919 karma

I always struggle playing against Magnus 23. When playing younger "Magnuses" I'm occasionally successful.

MagnusOenCarlsen1916 karma

You'll be amazed at the people i've lost to while playing online...

MagnusOenCarlsen1479 karma

Sometimes when I play simuls, I make a mistake on one board and I spend some time being upset about that; but usually I try to move on and focus on the next one.

I take pride in what I do and I always try to do my best and play the best moves - not play for tricks.

It seems our game was pretty positional up until a certain point. You played well.

MagnusOenCarlsen1312 karma

Anand - Kamsky Candidates Match 1994

MagnusOenCarlsen985 karma

Most of all it is up to myself to improve because even the best coaches don't fully understand what's going on in my mind - haha