The best Quotes by Magnus Carlsen

The best Quotes by Magnus Carlsen

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (born 30 November 1990) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster who is a five-time World Chess Champion, reigning four-time World Rapid Chess Champion, reigning six-time World Blitz Chess Champion, and the reigning Chess World Cup Champion.

I believe that cheating in chess is a big deal and an existential threat to the game.
September 2022
I believe that Niemann has cheated more - and more recently - than he has publicly admitted. His over the board progress has been unusual, and throughout our game in the Sinquefield Cup I had the impression that he wasn't tense or even fully concentrating on the game in critical positions, while outplaying me as black in a way I think only a handful of players can do.
September 2022
I've withdrawn from the tournament. I've always enjoyed playing in the Saint Louis Chess Club, and hope to be back in the future. If I speak I am in big trouble.
September 2022
My favourite player from the past is probably myself, like, 3-4 years ago.
I'm really happy, obviously. As happy as you can be, beating a 16 year old.
Chess only appeals to quite a small minority. It does not have the cachet of a mainstream popular sport.
I started by just sitting by the chessboard exploring things. I didn’t even have books at first, and I just played by myself. I learnt a lot from that, and I feel that it is a big reason why I now have a good intuitive understanding of chess.
It's nice to be financially secure. Apart from that, I really don't care too much about money.
I spend hours playing chess because I find it so much fun. The day it stops being fun is the day I give up.
I get more upset at losing at other things than chess. I always get upset when I lose at Monopoly.

Quotes about Magnus Carlsen

Carlsen, having solidified his position as the "King of Chess", believes that when it comes to chess, he can do whatever he wants and get away with it.
Hans Niemann - October 2022
He's losing to such an idiot like me, you know. It must be embarrassing for the world champion to lose to me. I feel bad for him.
Hans Niemann - September 2022, about beating Magnus Carlsen

You might like these Quotes aswell

Having a dictator rule in Russia is by far the greatest existential threat to humanity.
Garry Kasparov - March 2022
This is tragic for my country. Thousands of young Russians die for that lunatic dictator. Many of them were born under Putin and now die under Putin.
Garry Kasparov - March 2022
This is the first time since the end of the Cold War that almost the whole world stands together. Even in my wildest dreams, I didn't expect such solidarity to happen in four to five days.
Garry Kasparov - March 2022
Communism is like an autoimmune disorder; it doesn't do the killing itself, but it weakens the system so much that the victim is left helpless and unable to fight off anything else.
Each victory pulls the victor down slightly and makes it harder to put in maximum effort to improve further.
The leaders of the free world keep lowering their standards and authoritarians keep taking more territory. Eventually people wake up and ask why Putin murders in the UK or hacks in the US. Why wouldn’t he? You didn’t stop him before.
If you're already in a fight, you want the first blow to be the last and you had better be the one to throw it.
We think about time as something not to waste, not as something to invest.
At the end of the day, it's all about money.
Every country has its own mafia. In Russia, the mafia has its own country.
It's quite difficult for me to imagine my life without chess.
Chess is mental torture.
The highest art of the chessplayer lies in not allowing your opponent to show you what he can do.
The greatest pleasure in life is doing something people say you cannot do.
I will be declining all interviews today, the chess will speak for itself.
Hans Niemann - August 2022
You know how the game of chess is played. Pieces must be sacrificed!
The only opponents who aren't coming up with excuses for being defeated by me are computers.
Bobby Fischer (World Chess Champion)
All that matters on the chessboard is good moves.
Chess is life.
"Checkmate" doesn't mean you've simply cornered the enemy king. It's a declaration that the enemy king is yours.
It was like when you make a move in chess and just as you take your finger off the piece, you see the mistake you've made, and there's this panic because you don't know yet the scale of disaster you've left yourself open to.
Phoenix: "Hey Sova! We're gonna hit the chessboard after this, yeah?"
Sova: "You lack the patience, friend. Learn that first, then we'll approach strategy."
As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
If you lose money you lose much,
If you lose friends you lose more,
If you lose faith you lose all.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

Related pages to Magnus Carlsen

The best Quotes by Garry KasparovGarry KasparovQuotes and Sayings about ChessChessThe best Quotes by Hans NiemannHans NiemannQuotes and Sayings about MoneyMoneyThe best Quotes and SayingsPeople