time. As a result, he earned the right to challenge Anand for the World Championship. 6 The first chess book Carlsen read was Find the Plan by Bent Larsen, 7 and his first book on openings was Eduard Gufeld 's The Complete Dragon. Carlsen's breakthrough occurred in the Norwegian junior teams bergen trkp championship in September 2000, where Carlsen scored 3/5 against the top junior players of the country, and a performance rating (PR) of about 2000. "Chess Oscar winner Carlsen to be tested for doping". "Rapid Top 100 Players January 2018". Retrieved "45th Biel Chess Festival 2012 - The Week in Chess". Retrieved taff writer(s) (May 2014). Archived from the original on Retrieved 29 November 2010. Phenomenal performance by Magnus.
Retrieved ielsen, Arne (2010). Retrieved "Bilbao R10: Topalov wins Bilbao, leads in live rankings". Retrieved "The NH Chess Tournament". 170 From 28 June to 2 July, he played in the Leuven leg of the Grand Chess Tour. Norway's moves were executed by Oddvar Br who was disguised in a red spandex suit for the occasion. He finished in first place, ahead of Radjabov and Caruana. Retrieved "Tata R13: Karjakin, Wang score, Carlsen wins Wijk by 1 points". 109 Carlsen won the London Chess Classic hobby butikk oslo on 815 December in a field comprising World Champion Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Nakamura, and British players Adams, Nigel Short, David Howell, and Luke McShane. Retrieved Geuzendam, Dirk Jan ten (2009). 202 In 2013, Time magazine named Carlsen one of the 100 most influential people in the world. "S tapte Magnus" (in Norwegian). Retrieved "Second Gran Fiesta unam with Carlsen and Polgar".