Articles about Magnus Carlsen

Norwegian Chess Grandmaster

Besides chess, Magnus Carlsen excels in another sport: Details here

09 Dec 2019

Besides chess, Magnus Carlsen excels in another sport: Details here

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen is undoubtedly one of the GOATs.

Carlsen defeats Caruana in tie-breakers to retain World Chess Championship

29 Nov 2018

Carlsen defeats Caruana in tie-breakers to retain World Chess Championship

Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen, who has been the undisputed king of chess since winning the World Championship from Vishwanathan Anand, managed to retain his position on top after beating American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana in tie-breakers.

World Chess Championship: Carlsen-Caruana draw fourth match amid video controversy

14 Nov 2018

World Chess Championship: Carlsen-Caruana draw fourth match amid video controversy

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen is currently defending his title against America's Caruana and the 12-match game is yet to produce a leader.

Chess Olympiad 2018: All you need to know

25 Sep 2018

Chess Olympiad 2018: All you need to know

2018 Chess Olympiad, the 43rd edition of the tournament, kick-started on September 23 and will go on till October 6.

Chess: 5 strategies to improve your performance

04 Sep 2018

Chess: 5 strategies to improve your performance

Chess is a game of the mind, which can only be won by out-thinking your opponent.

Indian chess prodigy Shreyas granted right to stay in UK

11 Aug 2018

Indian chess prodigy Shreyas granted right to stay in UK

Shreyas Royal, a 9-year-old chess prodigy, and his family were sent a letter by the United Kingdom Home Ministry, asking them to leave the country by September 10.

The Mozart of Chess: Magnus Carlsen, genius redefined

10 Aug 2018

The Mozart of Chess: Magnus Carlsen, genius redefined

Magnus Carlsen has rightly been called the 'Mozart of Chess'.

9-year-old India chess prodigy asked to leave UK

07 Aug 2018

9-year-old India chess prodigy asked to leave UK

Shreyas Royal, a 9-year-old chess prodigy, and his family have been sent a letter by the UK Home Ministry, asking them to leave the United Kingdom by September 10.

Explainer: What are the different formats of chess?

30 Jul 2018

Explainer: What are the different formats of chess?

Internationally, chess is played in three formats, namely, classical, blitz and rapid; the main difference being time allotted to make a move.

Chess records that might never get broken

28 Jul 2018

Chess records that might never get broken

One of the oldest and most complicated games ever invented, chess has a rich and varied legacy.

These are the best chess players of all time

18 Jul 2018

These are the best chess players of all time

Chess is a unique game in its own accord.

Know everything about India's youngest Grandmaster

24 Jun 2018

Know everything about India's youngest Grandmaster

R Praggnanandhaa became the world's second youngest Grandmaster as he achieved this feat at 12 years, 10 months and 13 days.

Vishwanathan Anand beats World No.1 Magnus Carlsen in World Rapids

28 Dec 2017

Vishwanathan Anand beats World No.1 Magnus Carlsen in World Rapids

Former world champion Vishwanathan Anand stunned the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen at the World Rapid Championship in Riyadh.

World Chess Championship 'Kama Sutra' logo stuns internet

21 Dec 2017

World Chess Championship 'Kama Sutra' logo stuns internet

The world of chess has been left stunned after the FIDE 2018 World Chess Championship unveiled its logo. It looks like a 'Kama Sutra' logo, at best.

The Clash of the Titans: Kasparov vs Anand

14 Aug 2017

The Clash of the Titans: Kasparov vs Anand

The game of 64 squares is back in the spotlight, as its greatest champion returns to centre stage.