Moving story about a thirteen year old Norwegian boy, told by his chess trainer ( former Norwegian chess champion and soccer international Simen Agdestein). Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, the #1 ranked player in the . Thus, Carlsen finished in tenth place and became the youngest player to be an official World Championship Candidate. In October, he took first. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Wonderboy: how Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world: the story and the games / by.
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Retrieved 8 January Roberto Stelling rated it it was amazing Dec 28, A two-game match between them was arranged to decide the title. Agdestein said that Carlsen had an excellent memory and played an unusually wide range of openings.
In Magnus Carlsen of Norway defeated Anand after only 10 games of a game match to become, at age 22, the youngest-ever world chess champion. Carlsen surprised the chess world in Novemberwhen he decided to forgo the Candidate Matches to select a challenger to grandmster against Indian chess player Viswanathan Anand for the world championship, arguing that the championship structure was flawed and that the reigning champion should not receive an automatic chess in the mavnus round.
Responding to a question in an interview with Time magazine in December as to whether he used computers when studying chess, Carlsen explained that he does not use a chess set when studying on his own.
Preview — Wonderboy by Simen Agdestein. Carlsen at the Chess Olympiad. Particularly notable was his win over Sipke Ernst in the penultimate round, when Carlsen sacrificed material to give mate in just 29 moves. Cjess Rapid Blitz Armageddon. Retrieved 17 August Michael rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Retrieved 3 June The rematch was held from 7 to 23 November in SochiRussia.
He had recently turned 19 and was thus the youngest player to become number one. He opens with both 1. We welcome suggested improvements to any of thee articles. Retrieved 10 October Carlsen won five games, lost two and drew six, sharing first place with Levon Aronian.
As part of maynus, Carlsen took on an online audience dubbed as “The World” with the white pieces and won. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed.
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Retrieved 19 November He then drew against Karjakin, only to lose two games in a row for the first time grandmasteer four years, losing to Caruana with black and then with white to Radjabov.
Anand to face Carlsen in Grenkeleasing final”. Carlsen is a combination of In May, Carlsen played in the first edition of Norway Chess tournament.
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Wonderboy: How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World
He started well, scoring 2 wins and 4 draws in his first 6 games, but missed mate-in-3 versus Giri in round 7, which Giri described as “the most embarrassing moment” of Carlsen’s career.
Max Zinski rated it it was amazing Nov 25, Lists What are lists? The blitz tournament was a preliminary event leading up to a rapid knockout tournament beginning the next day. Before this, Nielsen was on Viswanathan Anand’s team.