Magnus Carlsen

3 Magnus Carlsen Recommended Books

Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion. He achieved the title of Grandmaster in 2004 at the age of 13, making him the youngest grandmaster at that time. He was the world's No. 1 ranked player from 2010 to 2014, and again since April 2018. In 2013, he won the World Chess Championship and defended it in 2014, 2016, 2018, and 2019.

3 Books recommended by Magnus Carlsen

Walt Disney's Donald Duck

Walt Disney's Donald Duck

The Old Castle's Secret

Author :Carl Barks

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"Close race between several Donald Duck comics (seriously)." - Magnus Carlsen [Source]

Kramnik

Kramnik

My Life & games

Author :Vladimir Kramnik

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"Made a strong impression on me as a child." - Magnus Carlsen [Source]

My Great Predecessors

My Great Predecessors

Part 1

Author :Garry Kasparov

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"I honestly don't read that much. Obviously I read chess books – in terms of favourites, [this book] is pretty good." - Magnus Carlsen [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What types of books does Magnus Carlsen recommend?

Magnus Carlsen is known for a wide range of interests outside of chess, including literature, music, and art. He often recommends books from across multiple genres, including fiction, non-fiction, novels, and philosophy.

Magnus Carlsen regularly posts on his Twitter account and website about books he has read that he enjoyed. You can also follow interviews and discussions with him which he often brings up the books he recommends.

Magnus Carlsen has not written any books of his own, however, he has collaborated with two authors to write two books about his life as a chess player. The books are titled 'Gateway to Genius: The Life and Games of Magnus Carlsen' and 'Magnus Carlsen: Master of the Chessboard'.

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You can find more information about the books Magnus Carlsen recommends by visiting his website, Twitter page, or speaking to him in interviews or discussions. Additionally, there are many reviews of books he recommends online, which can provide insight into why he suggests certain books.