How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World - Agdestein
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How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World - Agdestein

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At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The international press... Read More
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At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The international press raved about the Norwegian prodigy. 'The Washington Post' even called him 'the Mozart of chess.'

Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles. 'Time Magazine' listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013.

The fairy tale like story of Magnus Carlsen's rise is told by Simen Agdestein, who trained Magnus in the years leading up to his grandmaster title, repeatedly pinching hiimself in amazement at his pupil's lightning progress.

Agdestein explains the secrets of Magnus' play in clear and instructive comments and tells about the Carlsen family life. The story of Magnus' fabulous journey will fascinate parents and help gifted children to realize their full potential.


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  • 192 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Publisher: New In Chess
  • Published: 2013

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914370

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