Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian Chess Grandmaster and the #1 World Chess Champion. An exceptional chess prodigy, he became a chess grandmaster in 2004, at the age of 13 years, 148 days, making him the third youngest grandmaster in history. He is the highest rated player in the world and in the history of chess, with a peak rating of 2881.
Born January 12, 1990 is a Russian chess grandmaster. He is a former chess prodigy and holds the record for the world's youngest Grandmaster, having qualified for this title at the age of 12 years and 7 months.
New York is the battleground for The World Chess Championship under way in New York on Friday.
David R. Sands - The Washington Times
...agreed to a draw after 42 moves in the first game of their 12-game world chess championship
Ilya Merenzon - Agon Unlimited
“This is a coming-out party for chess.”