Chess Players

World Chess Champion - Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen, the youngest ever World Chess Champion was hailed as a new golden age for chess by chess fans. He was deemed to be the greatest champion of all time due to his brilliant performance in the best possible position against the greatest chess player in the world - Viswanathan Anand. This made him the first ever grandmaster from Norway. Carlsen also became the youngest person to become a world chess champion at the age of twenty-four years and eleven days. In other words, Magnus Carlsen also became the youngest ever grandmaster.


Magnus Carlsen is the world's best Grandmaster, with an experience and rating of over 2300. Carlsen is ranked as the number one player in the world according to FIDE ratings. He is also the only grandmaster left in the world who can claim to have reached the highest level of grandmaster rating which is rated 2860. Carlsen is not only considered to be the youngest ever grandmaster; he is also considered to be the fastest as well. He has also been nicknamed the 'White Lion of Norway', which is surely a tribute to his distinctive style of play. The reigning champion has also been the recipient of an award from the Norwegian royal family. He was given the grandmaster title by Queen Sonja of Norway in honor of his achievements in the chess game. 


Carlsen was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. His early childhood was spent in his mother's family home. When Magnus was two years old, his parents decided to send him to school as they realized that he was a talented child. During this time he played chess with his classmates and schoolmates and excelled in the game. He was even able to qualify for the national championships in his chess.

The World Championship Tournament And Its Famous Players

Some of the world's most famous chess players are FIDE Masters. The Grand Master title was introduced in 1926 and is awarded by FIDE (Federation Internationale de chess) to the best-rated player. In addition, it is also the highest rank awarded by FIDE.

Famous Chess Players


The FIDE (Federation Internationale de chess) is a professional organization established in 1913. It is the official international chess association in the world today. They are responsible for maintaining international chess competitions as well as creating several chess educational initiatives.

Many people are familiar with the popular television show "Chess Masters". A new episode is shown every week. The show is hosted by none other than the well-known Roger Federer. Although the show is good, it is often times considered boring and unnecessary to watch.

The show highlights numerous world chess tournaments from all over the world. It gives some indication about the different countries' chess rankings and records. It also highlights many famous players' achievements, their achievements in different chess competitions, and even some of their hidden talents.

The FIDE Master titles were established in 1926. Although this is almost seventy years ago, there are still many great players who are still competing in the world. In addition, many of the greatest players in the world still compete in the FIDE competition. They are all considered FIDE Grand Masters.

Two of the most famous chess players are Boris Spassky and Garry Kasparov. Both of them have more than four hundred FIDE Grand Masters titles between them.The promotion of these two grandmasters has sparked some interest from the public. They are also known as being one of the most talented players in the world. There are currently many people who want to become a FIDE Grandmaster and become a FIDE Master.

 It is not easy to become a FIDE Grandmaster. In order to be eligible, the player has to be at least eighteen years old. In addition, the player has to win a qualifying tournament.

 A certain region or country can have three qualifiers before the first big tournament. After qualifying, the player can then enter the event.

Players who have already won a number of different championships tournament have the best chance of being able to qualify for the premier tournament. The player must also be in good form.

 Many of the World Champion players are FIDE Grand Masters. Their titles include the Chess Olympiad, the World Championship Match, and the World Cup.


The World Chess Championship is held once a year, and it is due to the work of the most famous chess players. This is a prestigious event, and it is one of the most important tournaments in the world.