9 interesting facts about Magnus Carlsen!! 1. In 2004, he became the third youngest Chess Grandmaster at an age of 13 years and 148 days.
2. Carlsen's parents know their son was special when a two-year old toddler managed to solve a 50-piece jigsaw puzzle.
3. The chess prodigy is a high school dropout. After his primary schooling, his parents took him off for a year for participating in European chess tournaments. He later finished his secondary education in a sports school.
4. The Norwegian reached the peak of his rating -2882- which was also the highest ever in the history of the sport.
5. The 26-year-old player is the only current chess player who has bagged modelling assignments, bringing the 'glamour' factor to chess.
6. Carlsen - the entrepreneur: In 2013, he launched his own firm called, Play Magnus, with the aim of using this as a platform to use chess as a tool to make the world a smarter place.
7. Carlsen wants to try out other sports. "For me, it's about playing as long as I'm motivated, as long as it's fun, as long as it's interesting. As long as I feel I have something to give, as long as it's fun, I'll kepp on going."
8. The youngster says as he doesn't have the patience to watch a whole movie, he spends his leisure time watching television shows.
9. Carlsen, who ended Vishwanathan Anand's reign in 2013 has successfully defended his title for a second consecutive time.
El día en que Magnus no solo botó su partida, sino que la perdió y fue eliminado del mundial en el que por supuesto fue el favorito para ganar. El módulo lo apunta en esta posición como ganador. #Chess#Ajedrez#Xadrez . The day in which Magnus not only threw his match away, but also lost and was aliminated in the World Chess Cup in where, of course, was one of the favorite to win. The Chess24 Machine pointed out this position as winner for Magnus Carlsen.
According to a legend this magnificent board game was created by a chinese master. Once introduced to the Chinese Emperor the chess was immediately appreciated and therefore a reward to its creator was offered. The master then requested rice, the Emperor laughed saying "only rice, how much rice may I offer you wise master?". Put a rice on the first square of the board and then double the grain amount in the next square, do so until the 64th square. The Emperor then called the Treasury Minister and asked him to calculate the gift offered to the wise man. After calculating 2^n: equal the amount of rice grains, n: is the number of squares. The Treasury Minister told to the Emperor that all wealth in the Kingdom was not enough to pay the wise man. Thefore the wise man ordered the master to be beheaded as a gift in exchange to his offense.
Viswanathan Anand reigned as "World Chess Champion" from 2007 to 2013. He developed a reputation for finishing his games at rapid speed as he became the youngest Indian chess-player to achieve the title of "International Master" at age 15. Vishy's calm and sober nature has made him one of the most respected sportsmen in the world. He is an unassuming person that prioritizes his chess game, refraining from political or psychological issues. Vishy is the first sportsman to be awarded India's second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan. He was also awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest sporting honour.
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The sun symbol completes the 4 unial (month) of this 260 t’zolkin round. The 4th unial is about finding stability.
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