Magnus Carlsen – Anatoli Karpov, Reykjavik Rapid 2004 http://netkaup.is/2013/10/05/magnus-carlsen-reykjavik-rapid-2004/ Magnus Carlsen 33 Images of Magnus Carlsen's Path to Success In 2013, at the age of 22, Carlsen became 16th World Chess Champion. After becoming a world chess champion he was asked what would he prefer: being world’s number 1 or having a world chess championship title? He shrugged his shoulders and said, both. 21.6. 2014 NCO eCommerce, www.netkaup.is
Pictured above is Magnus Carlsen; On FIDE's (the World Chess Federation) website he is ranked as the best chess player in the world, meaning he is the best person on Earth at achieving a checkmate (Magnus).