The Magnus Carlsen Story on YouTube

by ChessBase
4/1/2021 – Magnus Carlsen was born on 30 November 1990 and played his first tournament when he was eight and a half years old. At the age of 13 he became a Grandmaster, and since July 2011 he has been the world's number one. In 2013 Carlsen became World Champion. His successes have made him a star, his way of playing and presenting chess has changed the chess world. Now, "The Magnus Carlsen Story" was published on YouTube, seven short videos that review Carlsen's amazing career. | Photo: Screenshot from the video series

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The Magnus Carlsen Story

The videos were produced by Chess24 and feature first of all interview's with Carlsen's father Henrik, Carlsen's sister Ellen, Carlsen's former second Jon Ludvig Hammer, Carlsen's manager Espen Agdestein and of course Carlsen himself. They provide interesting insights into Carlsen's career and the enormous pressure he is under as a public figure and world champion.

The Magnus Carlsen Story, Part 1: Childhood

The Magnus Carlsen Story, Part 2: Euro Road Trip

The Magnus Carlsen Story, Part 3: 13-year-old Grandmaster

The Magnus Carlsen Story, Part 4: Superstar

The Magnus Carlsen Story, Part 5: MC Hammer

The Magnus Carlsen Story, Part 6: World Chess Champion

The Magnus Carlsen Story, Part 7: The Future


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