Happy birthday to Magnus Carlsen today – born 30th November 1990!

Happy birthday to Magnus Carlsen today – born 30th November 1990!

Az alábbi vegyes összeállításban mi is, boldog születésnapot kívánunk!

A norvég televízió (VG TV), pár éve közölt egy dokumentumfilmet Magnusról. Ez egy nagyon professzionális munka volt, sok érdekes képpel, felvételekkel, és a tanúvallomások Magnusról és a hozzá közel állókról.

magnuscarlsen Full name Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen Country Norway Born 30 November 1990 (age 24) Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway Title Grandmaster (2004) World Champion 2013, 2014 FIDE rating 2863 (November 2014) Peak rating 2882 (May 2014) Ranking No. 1 (November 2014) Peak ranking No. 1 (January 2010
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2014 Russia Olympic Media Center, Sochi

A sakkozás régi-új királya, Magnus Carlsen A big thanks to everyone who supported me on this interesting journey. Two down, five to go ”Kettő mögöttem, öt előttem” – írta Carlsen a Twitter oldalán.

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Little Magnus gets going. Here he is nine months…

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.and here he is one and a half years old.

Magnus Carlsen vs Håvard Vederhus in 1999

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His father recounts what Magnus was like as a boy…

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… and shares the first signs of his son’s unusual talents.

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Well chosen indeed, if the above image is any indication
Jon Hammer (off-camera) – “He did not find the solution, so we’ll probably have to do some more to make sure he finds the right moves in the world championship.”

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Magnus Carlsen, 13 years old – So I want to become a grandmaster this year. I also want to become the youngest in the Western (world) of all time.

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When he was five he found chess unappealing, but at Lego he soon played in higher age categories
Wonderboy (ISBN 90 5691 131 7, 192 pages, paperback) costs 21.95 Euro (14.95 Pounds, US $24.95). Schaakwonder (ISBN 90 5691 126 0) costs €19.95, Wunderjunge (ISBN 90 5691 134 1) €19.80. All can be bought in bookstores, from your chess dealer or in the NIC Shop

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12 year old Magnus, still a lowly FM (Elo 2326) at the Barentssjakken 2003 tournament.